New route to connect Reno to Umatilla, Oregon
BOULDER, Colo. – February 7, 2018 – Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) today announced plans for a new long haul dark fibre network between Reno, Nevada and Umatilla, Oregon. The route is anchored by a webscale customer and is generating strong demand from additional customers.
The network expansion will add more than 600 route miles along the western U.S. and adds to the Portland and Umatilla route announced last year. The route, which will be fully underground, connects the two cities via Prineville, Oregon. The expansion creates a diverse route between Portland and other major cities on the west coast.
Reno is a fast-growing data centre hub for webscale companies, based on its proximity to Silicon Valley, affordable real estate and industrial power and a favorable tax environment.
“The new route completes a piece of the puzzle that the Western U.S. needs to connect the dots between content companies’ core data centre locations in a way no other carriers can provide,” said Jack Waters, CTO and president of Fibre Solutions at Zayo. “As more companies add data centres in Oregon and Nevada, Zayo is well positioned to provide them with high-capacity fibre infrastructure.”
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About Zayo Group
Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) provides communications infrastructure solutions, including fibre 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 126,000-mile network in North America 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 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. For more information, visit zayo.com.
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