360networks Extends Data Center Coverage with New POP Site at IO PHOENIX

SEATTLE, WA – October 11, 2011 – 360networks, a facilities-based wholesale provider of Private Line Transport, Ethernet, IP, and VoIP services, today announced the completion of a fiber optic build to IO PHOENIX. 360networks now offers Ethernet, IP, Wavelengths, DSx, and OCN services from this new location.

“Our data centers offer the largest enterprises and service providers the flexibility to select the carriers they want for their network operations,” said Anthony Wanger, President of IO. “Adding 360networks expands the options for IO’s customers in choosing the connectivity and services that work best – in price, performance, and location – for their businesses.”

IO, the leading provider of next-generation modular data center technology and services, is headquartered in Phoenix, Ariz. IO PHOENIX is the largest commercially available data center in the United States to achieve Tier III Design Certification from the Uptime Institute for Phase 1.

“Data center connectivity is and will remain a priority for 360networks,” said Rick Coma, senior vice president for 360networks. “By working with top data center infrastructure operators like IO, we will continue to expand our reach to support customers’ cloud services and other needs, not only in large markets like Phoenix but beyond, into smaller markets as well.”

360networks offers a full line of fiber broadband solutions, each with the flexibility to support customers’ unique capacity, interface, geographic and pricing needs to include dedicated Ethernet, switched Ethernet, optical, wavelengths, SONET and IP services. All 360networks’s services leverage the company’s 18,500 route mile network to over70 tier 1 to 4 markets, with more than 130 POPs and over 300 market-capable sites.

ABOUT 360networks

360networks (now Zayo Group) is a full service wholesale provider of Private Line Transport, Ethernet, IP, and VoIP services, on its wholly-owned fiber optic backbone. Its facilities-based network provides deep coverage, spanning 18,500 miles to over 70 tier 1 to 4 U.S. markets (Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming) and British Columbia.  Financially strong and a CLEC in 36 states, 360networks helps the nation’s voice, data and web-based application and service providers to quickly pursue next generation strategies, migrate from legacy networks, grow into new markets and services, and increase network diversity. www.zayo.com


IO designs, engineers and delivers data center infrastructure for the world’s largest enterprises, governments and service providers. IO owns and operates data centers for hundreds of customers, and leveraged this experience to build a next-generation Data Center 2.0 technology platform. IO ANYWHERE modular data centers provide enterprise-class infrastructure that can be delivered as Data Center as a Service and rapidly deployed as a product to customer sites anywhere in the world. IO developed the first data center infrastructure operating system, IO OS, to provide the intelligent control needed to maximize utilization, resiliency and energy efficiency. IO is a privately held company headquartered in Phoenix, Ariz. For more information on IO, please visit us on the web at io.com.

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