Chief Architect Phill Lawson-Shanks to Present on a New Era of Cloud Computing at the Edge 

EdgeConneXHerndon, VA – May 21, 2015EdgeConneX®, specializing in hosting solutions at the edge of the network, announces today that its Chief Architect, Phill Lawson-Shanks, will speak during the “Network Infrastructure for a Data-Centric World” educational track at the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) 2015 Conference: Network of the Future, taking place June 2-4, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency in Dallas, TX.

Mr. Lawson-Shanks will join executives from Qwilt, Compass Intelligence, Digital Realty and the TIA during the panel discussion, “IoT, Low-Latency and Content Caching are Ushering in a New Era of Computing at the Edge”, on Wednesday, June 3 at 2:30 PM. During this discussion, panelists will examine the Internet of Things (IoT), mobile video consumption, real-time data analytics and other bandwidth-intensive innovations and how they impact today’s transport networks, data centers and the cloud. Mr. Lawson-Shanks will also explore how computing at the edge of the network can reduce data traffic, improve the Quality of Experience for the end-user and minimize costs for network operators, cloud service providers, enterprises, and more.

“The limitations of our transport networks have come to a head. The proliferation of mobile, big data and IoT, along with evolving user habits are ushering in a new era of distributed computing at the edge,” explains Mr. Lawson-Shanks. “At EdgeConneX, we specialize in bringing content to the edge of the network, closest to consumers. Localizing the Internet at the edge eliminates latency issues and high transfer costs for the provider, while improving the quality of experience for the end-user.”

EdgeConneX specializes in providing purpose-built, power dense and edge of network Edge Data Centers® and wireless solutions to enable the fastest delivery of content to consumers. EdgeConneX has created a new Edge of the Internet by designing and deploying facilities that are strategically positioned nearest to network provider aggregation points, ensuring the lowest latency data delivery, with an improved quality of service.

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EdgeConneX® is a data center provider specializing in hosting content at the Edge of the network. They provide Space, Power & Connectivity for content, network, colocation, CDN’s and service providers, as well as wireless carriers, telecommunications companies, and commercial property owners. EdgeConneX has created a new Edge for traditional networks offering superior performance and economics. Their purpose-built Meet You Points® optimize delivery of data at network-critical locations closest to the end user. For more information, please visit the EdgeConneX Internet of Everywhere at

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