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– Ernest Sampera, Chief Marketing Officer, vXchnge, says:

vXchnge, a carrier-neutral colocation services provider has announced a strategic partnership with Silicon Valley’s TechLAB to empower next generation cloud services companies.

TechLAB is a full circle ecosystem that helps technology start-ups across the globe accelerate their businesses by preparing them for growth including acquisition and IPO. Through access to the right resources, selected companies are given access to networking opportunities and the environment needed to grow their businesses.

The selective program targets businesses in the IT industry to be mentored by a team of veteran technology investors and entrepreneurs. Leading the charge at TechLAB is founder Sara Rauchwerger, and Henry Wong and Bill Reichert of Garage Technology Ventures.

Companies within TechLAB’s ecosystem will gain access to all of vXchnge’s carrier-neutral data center facilities. The partnership enhances the agility, flexibility and the quality of performance required by today’s fast-moving companies.

“As TechLAB continues to accelerate technology companies, vXchnge’s infrastructure supports these businesses as their ‘Lego’ mat for incubation,” said Ernest Sampera, Chief Marketing Officer of vXchnge.

vXchnge takes a new approach to colocation services by providing businesses with their own flexible, reliable, scalable data center within its facilities.

“Between TechLAB’s deep experience in guiding technology start-ups and vXchnge’s on-demand capacities, which enable new technology companies with speed-to-market, scalable infrastructure, and experienced site technicians, young companies are able to meet their market growth demands,” added Sampera.

TechLAB’s presence within vXchnge’s Santa Clara data center in Silicon Valley provides its companies with convenient access to their business applications and ultra-fast, reliable connectivity.

“With its robust marketplace of networks and content providers, vXchnge enables our clients to incubate within one strategic ecosystem, gradually making the necessary connections to deploy their business applications nationally,” said Sara Rauchwerger, Founder and Partner of TechLAB Innovation Center.

The power, performance and world-class support companies within vXchnge have access to, result in a lower total cost of ownership and improved time to market. In its non-competitive environment, companies are able to leverage vXchnge’s diverse carrier marketplace by building business relationships for revenue-generating opportunities.

By Ernest Sampera, Chief Marketing Officer, vXchnge

Ernie is responsible for sales, product management, marketing communications, corporate communications and business development. Ernie brings over 25 years of marketing, sales, distribution channels, program management, strategic alliances/business development, and financial management experience to the company.

Prior to joining vXchnge, Ernie was Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer at Switch & Data where he was responsible for product management, marketing communications, corporate communications and business development.

Prior to joining Switch & Data, Ernie served as Vice President of Channel Marketing for AT&T Business Services, where he focused on centralizing and transforming all facets of AT&T’s Sales Channel Marketing business unit.

Prior to AT&T, Ernie held executive marketing and development positions with IBM, UNISYS, and the American Medical Association, where he designed, developed and deployed an open network infrastructure that positioned the AMA as a key participant in the on-line information industry.