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Zayo Invests in Fiber Network Expansion in Northern California

Apr 2, 2014 - Zayo announced a major expansion to its Northern California fiber network. The expansion adds 550 route miles of Dark Fiber in the San Francisco Bay Area, throughout downtown San Francisco and the surrounding communities of Oakland, Berkeley, Palo Alto, San Jose, Walnut Creek and Fairfield. Construction on the project will start in May 2014 and is scheduled for completion in June 2016.

Zayo Group Expands Mount Prospect, IL Colocation Facility

Mar 28, 2014 - Zayo announces an expansion in its Mount Prospect, Ill., colocation facility, located at 800 E. Business Center Dr. Zayo acquired the 82,000 sq. ft. facility in August of 2013, At time of purchase, the site had approximately 12,000 sq. ft. of developed data center space. Recent network growth demands of two major internet/content delivery customers prompted a $12 million infrastructure investment to develop the facility. zColo will add 20,000 sq ft of datacenter floor space and 2 Megawatts of utility capacity in a fully redundant N+1 environment, resulting in approximately 32,000 sq ft of total datacenter space and 4 Megawatts of utility power.

Zayo Adds Diverse 100G Wavelength Network from New York to Ashburn, Va.

Mar 27, 2014 - Zayo has deployed a 100G wavelengths network from New York to Ashburn, Va. The new route provides diverse connectivity from the existing Zayo 100G route following the I-95 corridor. The 100G route expansion will accommodate high bandwidth demand driven by cloud computing and financial customers in the region, and those needing diverse connectivity between New York and Ashburn.

Zayo Extends Dark Fiber Network into Continuum Data Centers’ New West Chicago Facility

Mar 26, 2014 - Zayo has extended its network into Continuum Data Center's 603 Discovery Dr. West data center in Chicago’s western suburbs. The two companies also have executed a joint marketing and partnership agreement. Its Chicago dark fiber network will enable the data center access to Zayo’s full suite of services, including wavelengths, Ethernet, IP services and SONET services.e

Zayo Group Supports Colorado’s Young Leaders as a Sponsor of Greenhouse Scholars’ Event

Mar 24, 2014 - Zayo announced its sponsorship of the annual Glass Half Full Wine Tasting & Auction to be held on April 10, 2014 at Denver’s McNichols Civic Center Building. The celebratory evening is presented by Greenhouse Scholars, a non-profit organization that supports, inspires and drives extraordinary yet under-resourced college students to become community leaders, changing the trajectory of lives and communities around the globe.

Zayo Receives Award for 2014 U.S. Long Haul Wholesale Service Provider Excellence

Mar 20, 2014 - Zayo has been awarded the 2014 U.S. Long Haul Wholesale Service Provider Excellence Award by ATLANTIC-ACM. The annual award is based on the 2014 edition of ATLANTIC-ACM's U.S. Long Haul Wholesale Carrier Report Card, a series of ratings of telecommunications carriers by wholesale customers.

Zayo Group to Present at COMPTEL PLUS Spring 2014 Convention & Expo

Mar 12, 2014 - Glenn Russo is attending Comptel Spring 2014 and joins other industry leaders on a panel, “Spotlight on Mergers & Acquisitions: Outlook for 2014,” which examines factors driving valuations, successful mergers and the M&A process, and potential acquisition targets in 2014.

Zayo Group Acquires Dallas-Based Data Center Provider CoreXchange

Mar 6, 2014 - Zayo announced that it has acquired CoreXchange, Inc., a data center, bandwidth and managed services provider in Dallas, Texas. The purchase adds one new data center, located at 8600 Harry Hines Blvd, to the zColo portfolio. In addition, zColo will secure an additional 12,000 square feet in CoreXchange’s suite at its existing data center in the Dallas Infomart at 1950 N. Stemmons Freeway.

Zayo Expands Dark Fiber and Lit Services North of Kansas City

Mar 5, 2014 - Zayo announced a network expansion in the Kansas City, Missouri, market. The expansion includes a 16.6-mile dark fiber ring in North Kansas City, referred to locally as “Northland.” The newly covered region will complement Zayo’s existing fiber in the Kansas City central business district and Overland Park.

Zayo Group to Present at Telecom Exchange West 2014 in Denver

Mar 4, 2014 - Zayo will present at Telecom Exchange West 2014, taking place Thursday, March 6, 2014 in Denver, Colo. Glenn Russo, Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Development at Zayo Group, joins other telecommunications industry leaders on a CEO Roundtable entitled “The M&A Chess Game,” which covers opportunities and risks associated with western and transcontinental networks consolidation and expansion in 2014. The roundtable will be moderated by Rob Powell, editor of Telecom Ramblings.
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Zayo Group is a global provider of bandwidth infrastructure services, including dark fiber, wavelengths, Ethernet, IP services, SONET, carrier-neutral colocation, and technical services.

Our network footprint stretches over 76,770 route miles, providing fiber-based connectivity between major data centers, carrier PoPs, enterprise buildings, and more.