LOUISVILLE, Colo. – June 5, 2012 – zColo, a Zayo Group Company, announces it will provide carrier-neutral interconnection and colocation services for Aframe. Aframe, a cloud video production platform that provides a shared, secure space for professional video creators at production companies, broadcasters, marketing agencies, and any business or individual working with the moving image.
zColo will serve as the exclusive colocation provider for Aframe in the United States, with space and power at 60 Hudson St. in New York and 707 Wilshire Blvd. in Los Angeles. This solution will give US customers increased access speeds to Aframe’s cloud storage and video production services.
“In order to bring our video storage and collaborative services to the US, we needed a highly reliable colocation provider to house our servers and run our applications,” states Tim Burton, Chief Technology Officer at Aframe. “zColo was able to meet our needs on both counts in our New York and Los Angeles datacenters.”
“By locating in our highly connected facilities, Aframe will have access to a multitude of carrier and cloud based networks via zColo’s direct interconnection ecosystem in the metro NY and LA markets as well as extending connectivity across the US via Zayo’s dense national fiber assets,” states Steve Finnerty, Vice President of Sales at zColo. “As post production has become digital and evolves to cloud-based solutions, we believe our highly connected colocation facilities offer a great solution for service providers like Aframe.”
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Aframe is a web-based service designed to liberate the video production industry by providing a shared, secure space for production companies, broadcasters, marketing agencies, and any business or individual working with the moving image. Using Aframe, producers can plan, create content, collaborate, store, edit, distribute and make footage searchable. Aframe aims to take the blood, sweat and tears out of content creation, without needing equipment or full-time staff, and only requiring an internet connection. For more information about Aframe visit aframe.com
Zayo Colocation Inc., also known as zColo, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Zayo Group providing carrier-neutral, interconnection focused colocation services in 13 domestic locations. zColo is the exclusive operator of the 60 Hudson Street (NYC) Meet-Me-Room and other interconnection focused colocation facilities in the NY/NJ metro market, Pittsburgh, Nashville, Memphis, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Minneapolis, Las Vegas, Chicago and Los Angeles.
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 serves wireline and wireless carriers, data centers, Internet content and services companies, high bandwidth enterprises as well as federal, state and local government agencies. Zayo provides these services over regional, metro and fiber-to-the-tower networks. Zayo’s network assets include approximately 46,000 route miles, covering 42 states plus Washington, D.C. Additionally, Zayo has approximately 5,400 buildings on-net, 340 Points-of-Presence (POPs), 2,400 cell towers on-net, and over 94,000 billable square feet of colocation space. In March 2012, Zayo announced its intent to acquire AboveNet, a leading provider of high bandwidth connectivity solutions. Zayo was recently named one of the Denver-area’s Fastest Growing Private Companies by the Denver Business Journal.
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