Northern Virginia Data Center Providers Select Zayo for Dark Fiber

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Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) today announced it has signed multiple contracts in the past three months to deliver dark fiber to large data center providers in Northern Virginia. The providers will rely on Zayo’s extensive dark fiber network to connect with other data centers in the area.

With nearly 4,000 route miles of fiber in the Washington D.C./Northern Virginia tech corridor, Zayo can provide the customers with connectivity to more than 110 data centers, 1,200 on-net enterprise locations and 19 cloud destinations.

Also known as the Dulles Technology corridor, the area is one of the nation’s largest centers for enterprise and technology, with a growing concentration of cloud and data center providers. The corridor is also the biggest internet exchange point in the world. Zayo is well positioned to leverage its dense, interconnected fiber footprint to serve the region.

"The agreements solidify Zayo as the leading fiber infrastructure provider to data center facilities and large enterprises in this corridor, also known as ‘data center alley’,” said Randy Dunbar, senior vice president, Fiber Solutions East Region at Zayo. “We are aggressively focused on demonstrating our position as the premier dark fiber provider, both in the region and across the U.S. This scale, and our infrastructure expertise, offers a compelling value proposition for potential customers.”

For more information on 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 122,000-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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Business Wire: 13:00 GMT Friday 19th May 2017

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