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Zayo Wins 2017 IBM Choice Award for North America Top Strategic Service Provider

Press Release

BOULDER, Colo. –
Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) was named a winner of an IBM
Choice Award for North America Top Strategic Service Provider. Honored
at the IBM PartnerWorld Leadership Conference in Las Vegas, Zayo’s Cloud
Infrastructure groupwas recognized for the launch of its
Object-Based Storage offering. The solution leverages IBM’s Cleversafe
technology to deliver a secure, reliable and scalable storage solution
suitable for a broad set of workloads.

The IBM Choice Awards recognize select IBM Business Partners for their
outstanding performance and commitment to delivering IBM-based solutions
and mutually significant business impact. Winners are selected annually
across a range of categories by IBM leadership in each geographic region
and are renowned for building superior customer relationships.

“Our IBM Choice Award winners set the bar high and consistently deliver
client satisfaction and business excellence,” said Marc Dupaquier,
general manager, IBM Global Business Partners. “We’re pleased to honor
Zayo’s Object-Based Storage offering for continuing to uphold IBM values
in pursuit of helping clients thrive in the cognitive era.”

“This honor underscores the value of our relationship with IBM
Cleversafe and our commitment to delivering a forward-looking solution
for customers in multiple sectors,” said Jack Waters, CTO and president
of Network Solutions at Zayo. “The combination of Object-Based Storage
with our high-capacity network enables enterprises to accommodate the
growing volumes of data they are generating, analyzing and storing.”

For more information about the 2017 IBM Choice Awards winners, please

To learn more about IBM PartnerWorld, a comprehensive program that
offers marketing and sales resources, training, certifications, and
technical support to help create new revenue and market opportunities
for IBM Business Partners, visit

About Zayo

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
115,400-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 Group
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Investor Relations