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Zayo Selected as Finalist for the American Business Awards Company of the Year

LOUISVILLE, Colo. – JUNE 08, 2011 –Zayo Group has been chosen as a finalist by the American Business Awards for the ‘Best Overall Company of the Year – less than 2,500 employees’ honor. The American Business Awards is a national business awards program. All organizations operating in the United States are eligible and are judged based on a variety of factors including innovation, integrity, effectiveness, creativity and growth.

Zayo delivers bandwidth infrastructure solutions that leverage its unique fiber assets and colocation facilities across 30 states.  Zayo’s customers include wireless and wireline carriers, Internet service providers, enterprises, educational institutions and government agencies.  The company has completed 16 acquisitionssince its inception in 2007 to grow to $320 million in annualized revenue.  As a public reporting company, Zayo has implemented an innovative quarterly earnings supplement providing an industry leading level of transparency to its business results.

“Being a finalist for the American Business Awards is a welcome recognition of our company’s progress to date and a milestone in our pursuit of being the leading provider of Bandwidth Infrastructure services” said Glenn Russo, president of Zayo Networks.

Finalists were chosen by business professionals nationwide during preliminary judging in April and May. Stevie Award winners will be selected from among the finalists in each category by members of 10 specialized final judging committees. More than 150 executives have participated in judging this year.

About Zayo Group

Based in Louisville, Colo., privately owned Zayo Group (www.zayo.com) is a national provider of fiber-based bandwidth infrastructure and network-neutral colocation and interconnection services. Zayo supports enterprise and regional businesses, as well as federal, state and local government agencies that require lit and dark fiber services, as well as carrier neutral colocation. Zayo provides these services over regional, metro and fiber-to-the-tower networks. Zayo was recently ranked #23 on the ColoradoBiz Top 250 Private Companies in Colorado and its President and CEO, Dan Caruso, was recently named one of the “Eleven Colorado business people to watch in 2011” by the Denver Post.

Media Contact

Brittany Sever
bsever@zayo.com
303-381-3268