Colocation Provider Telx Names Industry Vet As Senior Vice President of Operations

Telx, a global provider of colocation and interconnectivity services, has announced that Hector Hernandez has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Operations and Service Delivery. Hernandez joins Telx from Terremark, where he spent the last 12 years focused on operating Terremark’s datacenters.

Hector Hernandez will lead the operations of all Telx’s 20 data centers

Hector Hernandez brings more than 30 years of broad experience in datacenters, networks operations as well as the business of colocation from his tenures at Terremark, Bellsouth and EDS. Hernandez’s three decades of experience in the telecom and datacenter industry has spanned both large and startup companies. Terremark was acquired by Verizon in 2011 and Hernandez served as Head of Product and Operations for Terremark within Verizon’s Platform Services Group until early 2013.

In his new role, Hernandez will lead the day-to-day operations of all Telx’s 20 data centers. The new VP of Operations and Service Delivery will be tasked with helping lead the expanded development of Telx’s enterprise data centers and campuses, managed, and interconnection service delivery platforms across Telx’s U.S. data center ecosystem.

20 data centers from coast to coast

“2013 was a year of tremendous growth for Telx as we added an impressive portfolio of enterprise data centers and data center campuses across the country,” said Chris Downie, CEO of Telx. “Hector will help us lead the expansion efforts of those data centers and serve as a valuable leader for the operations of our 20 data centers from coast to coast. Hector’s industry know-how and decades of experience makes him a much sought-after addition to our team as we hard charge into 2014.”

Telx is a privately held company headquartered in New York City, servicing 13 U.S. markets with six facilities across the New York / New Jersey Metro area, two facilities in Chicago, two facilities in Dallas, four facilities in California (Los Angeles, San Francisco, and two in Santa Clara), two Pacific Northwest facilities (Seattle and Portland), and facilities in Atlanta, Miami, Phoenix and Charlotte, N.C.