Chief Architect and Vice President of Innovation, Phill Lawson-Shanks, to Present at PTC’16 in Honolulu, HI

EdgeConneXHerndon, VA – January 12, 2016 EdgeConneX®, the leader in global infrastructure solutions at the edge of the network, announces today that its Chief Architect and Vice President of Innovation, Phill Lawson-Shanks, will present at Asia-Pacific’s premier telecommunications event, PTC’16: Reimagining Telecoms.  The conference takes place January 17-20, 2016 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort in Honolulu, Hawaii.

On Sunday, January 17 at 3:30 PM, Mr. Lawson-Shanks will join executives from Microsoft, Equinix and Red Hat during the “Cloud IoT Roundtable”, to be held in South Pacific 1.  The panel will discuss the evolution of traditional network infrastructure into the Internet of Everywhere to support the growth of Cloud, the Internet of Things (IoT), and demand for security and ultra-low latency.  Mr. Lawson-Shanks will explain how the localization of peering points and the use of “edge” colocation will reduce costs and increase performance, while improving end-user experience and security.

“Today’s real-time communications, streaming data and next-gen cloud applications require a new network infrastructure in order to be delivered effectively with the lowest possible latency,” explains Mr. Lawson-Shanks.  “This discussion is designed to educate attendees about the Internet of Everywhere and how they must adapt their business approach to prepare for this disruptive innovation.”

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 end-users.  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.

Now in its 38th year, the annual Pacific Telecommunications Conference (PTC) is a strategic springboard for the global telecommunications industry, providing attendees with a platform to focus on planning, networking, and discovering what the new year will bring. Reimagining Telecoms will explore how ecosystem participants must reshape their strategies, revenue models, products and services, processes, customer relationships and regulatory strategies, and how every industry and organization adapts to an era of communications and computing abundance.

To schedule a meeting with the EdgeConneX team at PTC’16, please email

For more information about EdgeConneX and its leading edge of network infrastructure solutions for expanding and improving access to wireless and data communications, visit or email

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