Infrastructure optimises speed and latency
BOULDER, Colo. – September 21, 2016 – A global content delivery network (CDN) provider has selected Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for a wavelengths solution to support a large portion of its backbone traffic. The solution leverages Zayo’s existing North American and European infrastructure, including assets recently acquired from Allstream and Viatel.
Under the terms of the multi-year contract, the customer has purchased 20 point-to-point 10G wavelengths throughout the U.S., Canada and western Europe. The solution provides high-performance capacity and connectivity to many large internet peering locations to meet the customer’s increasing demands for bandwidth.
With the continued demand for digital content, media, content and gaming companies utilise CDN providers for private delivery networks. These networks connect a distributed system of servers deployed in multiple data centres as close as possible to users, optimising speed, performance and latency. CDN providers in North America and Europe are increasingly turning to Zayo for communications infrastructure solutions, including fibre bandwidth and colocation.
“Our ability to provide a flexible, comprehensive solution and broad geographic footprint differentiated us from the competition,” said Matthew Brouker, vice president of Wavelengths at Zayo. “Our expanded international capability and ability to turn up the solution quickly were also key factors in the customer’s decision.”
For more information on Zayo, please visit zayo.com.
About Zayo Group
Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) provides communications infrastructure services, including fibre and bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud services 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 112,600-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centres. In addition to high-capacity dark fibre, wavelength, Ethernet and other connectivity solutions, Zayo offers colocation and cloud services in its carrier-neutral data centres. Zayo provides clients with flexible, customised solutions and self-service through Tranzact, an innovative online platform for managing and purchasing bandwidth and services. For more information, visit zayo.com.