Large Data Center Providers Northern Virginia Select Zayo for Dark Fiber

Zayo Group has announced it has signed multiple contracts in the past three months to deliver dark fiber to large data center providers in Northern Virginia. The data center providers will rely on Zayo’s extensive dark fiber network to connect with other data centers in the area. With nearly 4,000 route miles of fiber in the Washington D.C./Northern Virginia tech corridor, Zayo Group can provide the customers with connectivity to more than 110 … [Read more...]

Zayo Group Appoints Industry Vet Edward Morche as President of Sales

Zayo Group, a global provider of fiber and bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud infrastructure, has named Edward (Ed) Morche president of sales, effective May 10, 2017. Mr. Morche will have oversight of Zayo’s entire sales organization and will report to Zayo’s president and COO, Andrew Crouch. Prior to joining Zayo, Edward Morche was group vice president of Sales at Level 3 Communications where he was responsible for sales, sales … [Read more...]

Zayo Acquires Two Southern California Colocation Data Centers for $12 Million

Zayo Group has completed its $12 million acquisition of KIO Networks’ San Diego data centers. The two colocation data centers, located at 12270 World Trade Drive and 9606 Aero Drive, total more than 100,000 square feet of space and 2 megawatts (MW) of critical, IT power, with additional power available. The acquisition builds on Zayo’s continued growth on the U.S. West Coast, which includes extensive network assets from Electric Lightwave and … [Read more...]

Zayo Group Expands Los Angeles Data Center Presence, Adds New Facility

Zayo Group (NYSE: ZAYO) will significantly expand its Los Angeles data center presence with a new location at One Wilshire Building, 624 S Grand Ave. The facility will add 24,215 total square feet and two megawatts (MW) of critical power, and is the company’s fifth data center in California. Zayo’s data center expansion is driven by strong customer demand in Los Angeles, including a new agreement with a major webscale company as an anchor … [Read more...]

Colocation Provider 365 Data Centers Expands Connectivity Options with Zayo

365 Data Centers, an edge colocation provider in tier two markets, has announced a strategic alliance with global connectivity provider Zayo Group (NYSE: ZAYO). Zayo will provide 365 Data Centers' customers with “secured, high-performance” connectivity to 11 of its 13 data centers across the United States. Together, Zayo and 365 Data Centers would ensure that customers get the service and connectivity they need to public and private clouds. … [Read more...]

Zayo Group Acquires Data Center in Silicon Valley for 12.8 Million

Zayo Group Holdings (NYSE: ZAYO), an international bandwidth infrastructure provider, has completed its $12.8 million acquisition of a data center in Santa Clara, the company’s first data center in Northern California. The Bay Area represents one of Zayo’s most extensive metro dark fiber footprints encompassing 1,500 route miles.  The data center facility, located at 5101 Lafayette Street, includes 26,900 total square feet and three megawatts … [Read more...]

Zayo Group Expands Data Center Presence in Chicago, Adds 23,000 Square Feet of Colocation Space

Zayo Group will open its fourth colocation data center in Chicago, adding over 23,000 total square feet and two megawatts (MW) of critical power at 840 South Canal Street. The expansion is driven by strong customer demand in Chicago, including a new agreement with a global software analytics company as an anchor tenant in the colocation space. Zayo has experienced strong data center demand in Chicago, which is a hub for financial and … [Read more...]

Zayo Group Appoints Jack Waters as CTO and President of Its Network Solutions

Zayo Group, provider of fiber and bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud services, has named industry veteran Jack Waters as chief technology officer (CTO) and president of its Network Solutions. As a member of Zayo’s senior leadership team, Waters will be involved in all aspects of the business and will be directly engaged with Zayo’s strategic customers, technology vendors and alliance partners. Jack Waters will report to Zayo’s … [Read more...]

Advertising Company MediaMath Selects Zayo for Colocation and Connectivity

MediaMath, an independent programmatic advertising company, has selected Zayo Group for colocation and wavelength connectivity. Zayo will provide expanded colocation space in its Oak Brook, Illinois-based data center, which became part of Zayo’s footprint in the Latisys acquisition, along with 10G wavelength connectivity to the Lakeside Technology Center in Chicago, a key peering and interconnection facility.  As the digital advertising … [Read more...]

Zayo Group Unveils New DDoS Mitigation Service for Attacks Up To 120G

Zayo Group, provider of fiber and bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud services has introduced a new Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) mitigation solution. The service provides managed re-routing of impacted traffic to one of the company’s global scrubbing centers, protecting against attacks up to 120G. The new product provides an important layer of defense and monitoring on Zayo Group’s international Tier 1 IP network. Through … [Read more...]