ServerChoice Selects Zayo Dark Fibre to Add Capacity to Key Hertfordshire Data Centre

LONDON – October 7, 2015 – IP Expo Stand DD5 – Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO), global bandwidth infrastructure provider, today announced it’s been selected by ServerChoice, a leading UK secure hosting specialist, to connect to one of its key Hertfordshire data centres. The project, which will be complete in January 2016, will provide ServerChoice with an on-demand, secure and scalable infrastructure for its customers.

ServerChoice are UK-based secure hosting specialists, delivering high-security cloud platforms, colocation and managed IT security services. Its customers, which range from SME to multi-national enterprises, all require resilient, flexible connectivity to support their secure hosting needs. In order to meet the growing demand for bandwidth, ServerChoice needed a cost-effective and scalable infrastructure to replace their existing fixed-fibre network which was no longer fit for purpose. By deploying dark fibre from Zayo, ServerChoice can provide a highly secure, flexible network solution that better supports their customers’ business activities.

“We were facing a problem in that when we needed additional capacity for our customers, which was becoming more frequent, we would have long lead times with our existing providers – often as long as 35 days for an upgrade to an existing service,” said Mark Boost, managing director of ServerChoice. “Of all the providers in the area, we quickly identified Zayo as the best partner to bring our Welwyn data centre on-net with a dedicated fibre solution.”

By bringing dark fibre into the facility, ServerChoice can easily provision additional capacity for customers in its Hertfordshire data centre. This, along with Zayo’s open access suite of products, means ServerChoice’s Welwyn data centre has the opportunity to become a carrier-neutral colocation site. In addition, UK organisations from all business sectors will now be able to access Zayo's global infrastructure. 

“Zayo’s infrastructure gives ServerChoice greater control and flexibility in its network,” said Alastair Kane, vice president of Zayo Europe. “Our network has the capability to support ServerChoice and its customers now and in the future as their organisations continue to grow.”

For more details about the Zayo bandwidth infrastructure services, including dark fibre, live video, IaaS, wavelengths, Ethernet, IP services, SONET, cloud, and carrier-neutral colocation, visit www.zayo.com

To learn more about ServerChoice’s next-generation network and their secure cloud hosting, colocation, and managed IT security services, visit www.serverchoice.com 

About Zayo Group

Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) provides bandwidth infrastructure services, including fibre and bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud services 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 85,500-mile network in the U.S. and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centres. In addition to high-capacity dark fibre, wavelength, Ethernet and other connectivity solutions, Zayo offers colocation and cloud services in its carrier-neutral data centres. Zayo provides clients with flexible, customized solutions and self-service through Tranzact, an innovative online platform for managing and purchasing bandwidth and services. For more information, visit zayo.com.

About ServerChoice

ServerChoice are UK-based secure hosting specialists, providing cloud platforms, colocation and managed IT security services. With over 10 years' experience in delivering flexible, cost-effective services, ServerChoice specialise in ultra-secure deployments, including optional PCI DSS compliance. Though security is extremely important, ServerChoice know its only part of the bigger picture. That's why you'll find ServerChoice are equally as passionate about the other core components of reliability, efficiency and performance. Having invested millions into next-generation networks, hyper-resilient data centres and cloud infrastructure, ServerChoice now offer complementary security services, including DDoS mitigation, managed SIEM, IDS/IPS and PCI/ISO consultancy. For more information please visit http://www.serverchoice.com

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