City of Industry CA, and Louisville, CO – April 14, 2011 – Newegg Inc., the second-largest online-only retailer in the United States, and Zayo, a provider of fiber-based bandwidth infrastructure and network-neutral colocation and interconnection services, announced today they have entered into a multi-year agreement for colocation services for Newegg’s east coast disaster recovery facility.
When fully deployed, Zayo will provide Newegg with approximately 1,000 sq ft of space in one of its east coast data centers. In the event of a disruption, the East Coast location will handle order fulfillment and all back office activity and will mirror the Newegg West Coast facility to maintain business integrity in the event of disruption to the primary facility.
Steve Finnerty, VP of Sales for zColo, Zayo’s colocation business unit, said “Zayo is pleased that Newegg has selected us as their disaster recovery provider. This agreement further solidifies and strengthens our long-term relationship and we look forward to safeguarding their Internet presence with the reliability and integrity of our underlying infrastructure.”
”Newegg is a firm believer in providing customers with the best possible online shopping experience,” said Bernard Luthi, Newegg Vice President of marketing, web management and customer service. “Our partnership with Zayo’s east coast disaster recovery facility is one more way we can ensure we continue to deliver on our commitment to excellence.”
Newegg Inc. is the second-largest online-only retailer in the United States. It owns and operates Newegg.com (www.newegg.com) which was founded in 2001 and regularly earns industry-leading customer service ratings. The award-winning website has more than 14 million registered users and offers customers a comprehensive selection of the latest high-tech products, detailed product descriptions and images, as well as how-to information and customer reviews. Using the site’s online tech community, customers have the opportunity to interact with other computer, gaming and consumer electronics enthusiasts. Newegg Inc. is headquartered in City of Industry, California.
About Zayo Group
Based in Louisville, Colorado, privately owned Zayo Group (www.zayo.com) is a leading provider of fiber-based bandwidth infrastructure and network-neutral colocation and interconnection services. Zayo Group is organized into autonomous business unitssupporting customers who require lit and dark fiber services and carrier neutral colocation. Zayo’s business units provide 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.