EdgeConneX® to Speak on the Advantages of Edge Computing

Phill Lawson-Shanks, to Present at The 6th Annual Provider Forum on Financing & Investing in Data Centers & Cloud Services Infrastructure (West)

Online PR News – 22-October-2015 – Mamaroneck – Herndon, VA – October 20, 2015 – EdgeConneX®, specializing in global hosting solutions at the edge of the network, announces today that its Chief Architect and Vice President of Innovation, Phill Lawson-Shanks, will speak at The 6th Annual Provider Forum on Financing & Investing in Data Centers & Cloud Services Infrastructure (West). The event takes place November 12-13, 2015 at the Ritz-Carlton in Half Moon Bay, California.

On Thursday, November 12 at 8:35 AM, Mr. Lawson-Shanks will join executives from Evercore ISI, Codero Hosting and SUPERNAP for a discussion titled, “Edge Computing vs. the 5-Watt Mega Data Center: Should You Be Growing Your Business in Hot Secondary Cities or the Big 6?” The panel will explore how today’s successful organizations make colocation decisions. Mr. Lawson-Shanks will offer real-world examples of edge computing solutions to network challenges driven by ever-growing big data and the Internet of Things (IoT). He will also discuss current demand drivers for market selection, market availability, and the impact of cloud computing on the industry.

“As both the general market and the consumption of data evolve, many companies are reevaluating their overall strategies, particularly in terms of server location,” explains Mr. Lawson-Shanks. “Tier II markets are quickly becoming equally, if not more important, than the big six. Stakeholders attuned to the world of content and data delivery must adjust their business strategies to this changing landscape in order to remain ahead of the curve.”

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. By designing and deploying strategically positioned facilities closer to network provider aggregation points, EdgeConneX has generated a brand new Edge of the Internet, offering end-users the lowest latency data delivery coupled with improved quality of service.

To schedule a meeting with the EdgeConneX team at The 6th Annual Provider Forum on Financing & Investing in Data Centers & Cloud Services Infrastructure (West), email edgeconnex@imillerpr.com.

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

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About EdgeConneX®
EdgeConneX® is a global data center provider specializing in hosting content at the edge of the network. They provide Space, Power & Connectivity for content, network, colocation, CDNs 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 edgeconnex.com.

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