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TELEHOUSE and Digital Edge Welcome 60 Students to Tour Staten Island Data Center

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 06/05/14 -- Ralph McKee Career and Technical High School is sending 60 high school engineering students to TELEHOUSE's Staten Island Data Center for a tour of the facility and a presentation on the employment opportunities that exist in the telecom and IT industries. Hosted by Telehouse, the global leader in data centers, international internet exchanges, and scalable IT support solutions, and Digital Edge, a data center services provider specializing in back-end technology, this outreach event is an innovative way to bridge the gap between academia and the professional workplace setting. The tours will take place today between 9 AM and 11 AM at Telehouse's Staten Island data center, located at 7 Teleport Drive, based off South Avenue in Corporate Park.

As a global player that owns and operates 42 data centers worldwide, Telehouse will show both students and faculty through the halls, and select rooms, of its flagship facility. In addition to the tours, Telehouse and Digital Edge will offer an overview of professional telecom and information technology jobs and requirements, along with a "behind the scenes" look at the modern data center.

"As a member of the Staten Island community for the past 25 years, we are proud to exhibit our facility to the next generation of young minds and showcase Telehouse's ability to 'Think Next,'" comments Sandra DeNovellis, Senior Marketing Manager at Telehouse. "This event is a salute to the children of tomorrow, and it is an honor to be a part of their growth and mentoring along the way. We hope to make this occasion the first of many, and would welcome students from around the region to participate in the future."

"Ralph McKee High School is excited to join Telehouse and Digital Edge in this collaborative outreach opportunity," states Sharon Henry, Principal of Ralph McKee High School. "Our students demonstrate a strong interest in the technology sector, and being able to show them life beyond the classroom at Telehouse's state-of-the-art data center here in Staten Island is both valuable and educational."

To learn more about Telehouse America, visit http://www.telehouse.com.

For more information about Digital Edge, visit http://www.digitaledge.net.

For tour requests and more information on future events, please contact [email protected].

About TELEHOUSE America
A stable and trusted pioneer of carrier-neutral data center services, TELEHOUSE provides secure, power-protected environments, where clients house and operate their telecommunications and network resources. Among the many benefits of colocating with TELEHOUSE is the ability to connect to state-of-the-art peering exchanges in New York (NYIIX) and Los Angeles (LAIIX). Through Manage-E, TELEHOUSE provides a comprehensive suite of solutions -- from help desk and hardware support to managed IT infrastructure, security and compliance services -- all delivered by expert consulting and operations teams on a global scale and from one point-of-contact. Additionally, the global availability of 42 TELEHOUSE-branded data centers in 23 cities throughout Asia, Africa, North America and EMEA, delivers continuous, cost-effective operation of network-dependent, IT infrastructure to businesses around the world. Please visit www.telehouse.com, or contact us to learn more about our Channel Partner program at [email protected]. Connect with TELEHOUSE on Twitter and LinkedIn.

About Digital Edge
Digital Edge is a Data Center Service Provider, specializing in back-end technology management. For over 15 years, Digital Edge has delivered IT service expertise in enterprise monitoring, virtualization, database administration and global disaster recovery. They equate business and technical initiatives to contrive a unified method that correctly addresses business principles without compromising technological advancements. Dedicated to increasing efficiency, Digital Edge operates exclusively within prime data center facilities and uses a synergistic approach that allows their services to continually adapt to the heavy demands of the technology industry. For more information on Digital Edge please visit http://www.digitaledge.net.

Media Contact for Telehouse America:
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