Telx taps former Tata veteran Tony Rossabi to head up service provider sales

Telx on Thursday announced that they named Tony Rossabi as their new senior VP of Service Provider Markets.

A ten-year telecom veteran, Rossabi will devote his time to developing new solutions as it expands its service provider wholesale business.

Among his immediate tasks will be to put together a management team that will support Telx's go-to-market strategy and other elements to support this customer base.

Rossabi comes to Telx from Tata Communications, where he led the Indian provider's Global Carrier Solutions division spearheading new solutions like carrier Ethernet and low latency services. Prior to Tata, Rossabi had stints at the former WilTel--now Level 3 (NYSE: LVLT)--BellSouth Long Distance--now AT&T (NYSE: T)--and Telnext Communications.

Eric Shepcaro, CEO of Telx, said in a news release that "It is crucial for Telx to continue to deepen our expertise in the Service Provider segment and adding an industry veteran such as Tony to our team certainly is a strong push in this direction."

Establishing a focused approach to serving the service provider community with industry expertise that understands the segment will enable Telx to better target new opportunities in what has become a competitive and crowded market. The role of companies like Telx, which provide interconnection and related services, become even more pressing especially as large and smaller competitive providers try to keep pace with their multi-site business customers that may have facilities outside of their respective footprints.

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