Zayo Acquires Data Center in McLean, Virginia
BOULDER, Colo. –
Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) has acquired a data center in
McLean, Virginia. The acquisition, which includes tenants, data center
systems, and long-term leases, was driven by strong demand in the
Washington, D.C. area for low-latency colocation, interconnection and
access to fiber infrastructure.
The facility, Zayo’s second colocation facility in Northern Virginia, is
located at 1764 Old Meadow Lane and is 62,000 total square feet. Zayo
plans to upgrade the critical power at the site to three megawatts (MW)
and enhance systems resiliency, security, audit certifications, and
The facility, which is on-net to Zayo fiber, will provide a low-latency
colocation option for government agencies, web-scale companies, cloud
providers and other large enterprises, especially those located in
downtown Washington, D.C. The data center will tether directly to Zayo’s
data center in Ashburn, Virginia and to Zayo’s network point of presence
(PoP) on M Street.
“Northern Virginia is one of the most important data center markets in
the world, with a diverse base of service providers, enterprises, and
government agencies all contributing to strong demand,” said TJ
Karklins, senior vice president of Zayo’s zColo business segment. “This
acquisition provides an important second Northern Virginia location for
our client solutions and creates a strong data center option for firms
located downtown and in the heart of the beltway. Our deep, dense fiber
footprint in the region facilitates global connectivity, further
enhancing the value proposition of the McLean location.”
For more information on Zayo, please visit zayo.com.
About Zayo Group
Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) provides communications
infrastructure solutions, 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
127,000-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 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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