London – November 20, 2014 – Global Bandwidth Infrastructure services provider Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ZAYO) announced today a deal with wholesale carrier solutions provider IX Reach to provide colocation and dark fibre connecting main data centres in the New York and New Jersey markets. Delivery of services began in October of 2014.
The deal enables IX Reach to give customers access to main U.S. data centres including 111 8th Avenue, 60 Hudson Street, 32 Avenue of the Americas, 85 10th Avenue, 325 Hudson in New York and 165 Halsey Street and 275 Hartz Way in New Jersey through two four-site New York dark fibre rings. The agreement also enables Zayo customers to connect to IX Reach, which provides direct Point-to-Point connectivity into major Internet Exchanges around the world. Zayo and IX Reach cemented the deal for 15 years and will expand the relationship to include additional colocation facilities as demand requires over the next two years.
“Offering our customers ease of connectivity within key locations in the New York market is vital to us and we believe it will have an impact on our customers and their ability to do business in new geographies,” said Stephen Wilcox, CEO of IX Reach. “We selected Zayo because of its combined dark fibre and colocation offering and flexible commercial approach.”
“Our relationship with IX Reach enables us to increase visibility of our network to an extended customer base while delivering the reliable, secure connectivity critical to doing business in a global hub like New York,” said Alastair Kane, European vice-president for Zayo. “Zayo customers also benefit from deal through the opportunity to connect to a broader range of Internet Exchanges via IX Reach, increasing connectivity options across the globe.”
For more information on Zayo Group, visit www.zayo.com
For more information on IX Reach, visit www.ixreach.com
About Zayo Group
Based in Boulder, Colo., Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) is a publicly traded company that provides comprehensive Bandwidth Infrastructure services in over 300 markets throughout the US and Europe. Zayo delivers a full suite of lit services and dark fiber products to wireline and wireless customers, data centers, Internet content providers, high-bandwidth enterprises, and government agencies across its robust 81,000 route mile network. The company also offers 37 carrier-neutral colocation facilities across the US and France. Please visit www.zayo.com for more information about Zayo and its fiber solutions.
About IX Reach
IX Reach is the global number one reseller for Internet Exchange Points and a leading provider of wholesale carrier solutions such as, IX remote peering, low latency global high-speed point-to-point and multipoint capacity, metro and DWDM in major cities, enterprise business IP, BGP transit, cloud connectivity solutions and colocation. The IX Reach platform enables carriers, ISPs, and content providers of all sizes to quickly and easily increase their network footprint without the need to invest heavily in their own infrastructure or increase resources. Discover new markets and endless possibilities with IX Reach. For more information, visit www.ixreach.com.