Zayo and TierPoint Collaborate to Bring the Cloud Closer to You

TierPoint Data Centres Adding CloudLink Solutions

Enterprises are increasingly using cloud computing for more and more applications and workloads. Carefully selecting the right cloud provider to use for your business applications and workloads is critical to your enterprise. But what about connectivity to your cloud? Slow, unreliable, or insecure connections to your cloud can negatively affect your business and the performance of your applications and workload. Secure, dedicated, high-performance connectivity to the cloud matters and can be as important of a decision as the cloud provider.

Zayo’s CloudLink provides dedicated, high-performance bandwidth options, enabling secure connectivity directly to the world’s largest public cloud providers and other data centres. CloudLink brings the cloud exchange to your location. With a single port at the enterprise’s location, CloudLink extends the enterprise WAN to global cloud on-ramps.

With a new collaboration, Zayo and TierPoint just made it easier for enterprises to access the cloud. Meeting enterprises where they are on their journey to IT transformation, TierPoint is a leading provider of secure cloud and data centre solutions at the edge of the internet. Select TierPoint data centres will offer an on-ramp to Zayo’s extensive fibre network, which includes more than 11.5 million fibre miles globally.

“We look forward to working with TierPoint to accelerate the value they are delivering to their clients,” said Tyler Coates, Enterprise Segment lead. “Dedicated, high-capacity bandwidth is a vital element to hybrid cloud solutions. At Zayo, we are proud to provide a range of options that enable TierPoint clients to get their data to the cloud quickly, safely and consistently.”

Initially, TierPoint will offer CloudLink in 22 data centres in 12 markets, including Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, eastern Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Nashville, New York, Seattle, Spokane, and Tulsa. TierPoint plans to expand the service to additional data centres in the coming months. CloudLink provides dedicated, high-performance bandwidth options, enabling secure connectivity directly to major public cloud providers.

“Responding to our clients’ evolving, multi-dimensional needs, this agreement is a significant step toward expanding the menu of connectivity options for our data centres and cloud pods, as we continue enhancing our market-leading, edge-infrastructure solutions,” said TierPoint Chief Technology Officer Terry Morrison.