The Telx PHX1 data center in Phoenix, Arizona is located within a three-story building, imposing mission critical systems, surveillance, and access control to ensure facility security. Inc. Magazine recently ranked Phoenix as the best city in the country to start and grow a company in cities with populations greater than one million. It's ranking is the result of a dynamic manufacturing base, its home to public research institutions and a strong focus on high technology employers including world-class companies like Intel, Honeywell and Boeing. The Greater Phoenix region is also home to dozens of Fortune 500 companies including those specializing in new industries such as clean technology and personalized medicine. Entrepreneurs have also found a home in Arizona. The Kauffman Foundation ranks the state number 1 in new business startups and third overall in the number of entrepreneurs per 1,000 people.
The #1 interconnection data center facility in the fast growing Phoenix metro-area, 120 East Van Buren Street is a recognized fiber crossroad on almost every national network backbone. Over 36 carriers/providers currently serve the 175,000 sq.ft. building and Telx is the premier interconnection area operator at the facility.
Phoenix is an important top tier market and has become one of the fastest growing markets for disaster recovery and corporate application hosting. Acquired in 2006, 120 East Van Buren Street offers the Telx Internet ExchangeSM (TIESM), an Internet peering exchange that leverages the Force 10 platform and its interconnection community.