Colocation Provider Selects Zayo for Major Network Upgrade

Boulder, CO - 7 April 2017

Zayo to provide 100G wavelength connectivity 

Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) has been selected by a leading colocation provider for a wavelengths network to connect its facilities in the U.S. Zayo will provide a high-performance 100G wavelength solution connecting its data centers that will serve as the company’s backbone. The solution leverages Zayo’s existing fiber network, including recently acquired network from Electric Lightwave.

Resilient, secure, high-speed connectivity is a critical requirement for optimal data center performance. Increasingly, data center providers are investing to upgrade their interconnect solutions, as the risk of poor performance or downtime can be damaging and costly.

“Zayo’s expansive long haul wavelength network will enable this customer to significantly upgrade its network to accommodate current workloads, new traffic and future growth,” said Jack Waters, CTO and president of Network Solutions at Zayo. “Our dense fiber assets and ability to meet strict diversity requirements for every route were the key differentiators.”

The solution, which includes more than 20 diverse routes, will also enable the customer to consolidate infrastructure providers, eliminating complexity and significantly improving efficiency.

Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) provides communications infrastructure services, including fiber and bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud infrastructure to the world’s leading businesses. Customers include wireless and wireline carriers, media and content companies and finance, healthcare and other large enterprises. Zayo’s 126,000-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. In addition to high-capacity dark fiber, wavelength, Ethernet and other connectivity solutions, Zayo offers colocation and cloud infrastructure in its carrier-neutral data centers. Zayo provides clients with flexible, customized solutions and self-service through Tranzact, an innovative online platform for managing and purchasing bandwidth and services. 

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