vXchnge (Company Profile)

vXchnge, previously known as FiberMedia Group, was founded in 2013 and is a privately-owned, carrier-neutral provider of colocation data center services.

vXchnge Colocation Data Center Locations

vXchnge is headquartered in Tampa, Florida  (Hillsborough County) at 1501 West Cleveland Street and has 14 additional locations throughout the U.S. including:

  • Austin, Texas (Travis County)
  • Chappaqua, New York (Westchester County)
  • Cleveland, Ohio (Cuyahoga County)
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota (Hennepin County)
  • Nashville, Tennessee (Davidson County)
  • New York, New York ( New York County)
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County)
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Allegheny County)
  • Portland, Oregon (Multnomah County)
  • Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina (Durham County)
  • Santa Clara, California (Santa Clara County)
  • Secaucus, New Jersey (Hudson County)
  • St. Louis, Missouri (St. Louis County)
  • St. Paul, Minnesota (Ramsey County)

vXchnge Executive Team

The executive leadership team of vXchnge includes:

  • Keith Olsen, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
  • Tom Banta, Senior Vice President of Product Management and Development
  • Charles Browning, Senior Vice President of Operations
  • Ali Marashi, Senior Vice President Of Engineering and Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
  • A.J. Matel, Senior Vice President Of Sales
  • George Pollock, Jr., Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer (CFO), and Treasurer
  • Ernest Sampera, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)

The company’s staff is primarily comprised of those in the following roles:

  • Information Technology
  • Operations
  • Engineering
  • Support
  • Sales
  • Business Development
  • Program and Project Management
  • Finance

vXchnge’s Products and Services

vXchnge colocation services include seven building blocks:

  • Deployment assurance -- including end-to-end planning and support of migrations
  • IN\site management console -- platform that helps make better decisions about standalone, multi-site, and edge micro data centers
  • Infrastructure -- with assistance to reduce costs, improve system efficiency, and mitigate downtime risks
  • Interconnectivity -- supporting hybrid cloud configurations with a single cross-connect
  • Remote hands -- saving time and resources for routine tasks, freeing up internal IT staff, offering faster resolutions of troubleshooting and emergencies, and eliminating infrastructure oversight burdens
  • Site monitoring -- on-demand visibility into your data center with customizable reporting
  • VX\Defend -- protection against cybersecurity threats.

vXchnge’s primary solutions offerings are organized into three functional areas:

  • Brand protection
  • Risk and compliance
  • Sustainability

vXchnge Security and Compliance Standards

The company has invested in acquiring and maintaining five assets that are its clients that it’s meeting basic security and compliance industry standards:

  • SSAE 18 Certified (Type II)
  • AICPA SOC 2 Type II
  • A-LIGN ISO/IEC 27001:2013
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act
  • Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) 3.2

Primary Vertical Markets/Industry-Specific Expertise

vXchnge has a high concentration of clients and resulting vertical market expertise in four industries:

  • Financial services
  • Healthcare
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Retail

Notable Technology Partnerships

vXchnge is heavily-invested in partnership programs surrounding four technology platforms and ecosystems:

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Microsoft Cloud (Azure)
  • Oracle Cloud

Notable Clients

vXchnge’s notable clients include:

  • B&H Photo
  • Civic Foundry
  • CloudMosa
  • Cogent Communications
  • Comcast Business, California region
  • Cross River Fiber
  • Frost & Sullivan
  • Hurricane Electric
  • Integra
  • Lightower
  • Madison Technology
  • MetricStream
  • OneStepCloud
  • SAP
  • Tech Mahindra
  • TechLAB Innovation Center
  • Tidal
  • Virtual Density
  • Whole Foods

Follow vXchnge on Leading Social Media Platforms

vXchnge publishes educational thought leadership content and maintains an active social media presence on leading platforms including:

Find Out How vXchnge Compares to Other Data Center Providers in the Greater New York City Area

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