Cloud Provider Taps Zayo for Colocation and Connectivity

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A global cloud provider has selected Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. for colocation, dark fiber and lit solutions. The provider, which is leasing space at Zayo’s One Wilshire data center location in Los Angeles, brings the occupancy rate to more than 60 percent since the opening of the data center last fall.

Zayo’s connectivity solution for the new tenant includes dark fiber from the data center to the provider’s corporate offices in addition to DIA and E-line connectivity in other locations across the country.

The One Wilshire location is Zayo’s preeminent point of connectivity between North America and Asia Pacific, making it one of the most significant carrier hotels in the world. Tenants are able to connect to over 240 carriers within the building, along with nearly 110 cloud and IT service providers.

“Our unique combination of interconnection-rich colocation and extensive connectivity options were key factors in significantly expanding our business with this customer,” said Marcus Anderson, general manager, Zayo Colocation. “Our infrastructure ensures that the tenant has the performance needed to process, move and store growing volumes of data for its customers.”

Zayo Group provides communications infrastructure solutions, 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 128,200-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 users with flexible, customized solutions and self-service through Tranzact, an innovative online platform for managing and purchasing bandwidth.