Global Webscale Company Selects Zayo for Additional Dark Fiber in Europe
Transaction significantly increases capacity for long-standing
BOULDER, Colo. –
A global webscale company has selected Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:
ZAYO) for a dark fiber solution to provide additional capacity to
accommodate increased traffic demand.
The solution consists of more than 835 miles (1,350 kilometers) of long
haul dark fiber located on multiple strategic routes in the UK and
France. The solution utilizes Zayo’s significant European assets
acquired from Geo, Viatel and AboveNet. Zayo’s global network provides
pan-European infrastructure and connectivity to key subsea cable
systems, delivering traffic to and from North America, Asia and Africa.
“In this case, our long-standing customer continues to experience
increasing demand and needed to increase their dark fiber capacity
connecting key markets,” said Annette Murphy, managing director, Europe
at Zayo. “It’s another excellent illustration of Zayo’s ability to meet
the growing demand for capacity over our embedded network.”
Global companies and carriers continue to demonstrate demand for
dedicated, high-capacity networks, including dark fiber. Zayo provides
both fiber infrastructure and lit solutions to a broad customer set,
including webscale companies, carriers and enterprises in multiple
Dark fiber continues to be a strong option for companies that have high
volumes of data traffic and want to manage and scale their own network.
For more information about Zayo, please visit zayo.com.
About Zayo Group
Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) provides communications
infrastructure services, including fiber 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 centers. In
addition to high-capacity dark fiber, wavelength, Ethernet and other
connectivity solutions, Zayo offers colocation and cloud infrastructure
in its carrier-neutral data centers. Zayo provides clients with
flexible, customized solutions and self-service through Tranzact, an
innovative online platform for managing and purchasing bandwidth and
services. For more information, visit zayo.com.
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