Welcome!

Containers Expo Blog Authors: Liz McMillan, Pat Romanski, Yeshim Deniz, Elizabeth White, Zakia Bouachraoui

News Feed Item

Zayo Group Partners with EvoSwitch to Offer Customers Transatlantic Connectivity

AMSTERDAM, January 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Dark and lit fibre connectivity in EvoSwitch Amsterdam and Virginia data centres will offer customers enhanced network capabilities

Zayo Group announces its partnership with EvoSwitch, a leading provider of sustainable and innovative carrier-neutral data center services, to deliver connectivity to its customers across combined US and European networks and locations. The agreement, unveiled on the opening day of this month's Pacific Telecoms Council conference, will lower barriers to entry into new markets for customers, by providing easy access to US and European networks.

Through this partnership, Zayo is focused on delivering Bandwidth Infrastructure solutions to EvoSwitch to support its backbone networks and allow customers to extend to other key locations across Zayo's network.  Zayo will provide dark and lit fiber services into EvoSwitch data centers providing a secure and scalable solution.

Once complete, EvoSwitch customers, carriers and ISPs of the Amsterdam, Netherlands and Virginia, US data center facilities will benefit from more choice in their network. With this expanded connectivity customers will have the option of a single Bandwidth Infrastructure provider to connect their key locations in both Europe and the Americas.

In 2012, EvoSwitch made several landmark announcements, including further expansion of its AMS1 facility in the Netherlands with the opening of modular data hall 6, and entry into the US market in Q4 2012 with the opening of its WDC1 facility, in Virginia.

Stephanie Copeland, Senior Vice President for Zayo Group comments: "Zayo is focused on connecting high bandwidth locations, like EvoSwitch across our network footprint. We have deepened our partnership with EvoSwitch by providing our infrastructure to offer their customers in both the US and Europe an easy, reliable solution for advanced network infrastructure needs."

Eric Boonstra, Managing Director of EvoSwitch, said of the announcement: "As a carrier-neutral datacenter provider many of our customers are high-bandwidth users. The partnership with Zayo supports our entry into the US market, and with it the opportunity for our customers to simply enter new markets."

Zayo and EvoSwitch are already in discussions with customers and carriers interested in using the service.

About Zayo Group

Based in Louisville, Colo., privately owned Zayo Group (http://www.zayo.com) is an international provider of fiber-based Bandwidth Infrastructure and network-neutral colocation and interconnection services. Zayo Group serves wireline and wireless carriers, data centers, Internet content and services companies, high bandwidth enterprises as well as federal, state and local government agencies. Zayo Group provides these services over regional, metro, national, international and fibre-to-the-tower networks. With its recent acquisitions of AboveNet and FiberGate, Zayo Group's network assets include approximately 67,000 route miles, covering 45 states plus Washington, D.C. Additionally, Zayo Group has over 141,000 billable square feet of colocation space and approximately 10,258 on-net buildings, including 507 data centres, 513 Points-of-Presence (POPs), and 2,664 cell towers.

About EvoSwitch

Established in 2007, EvoSwitch is a leading provider of sustainable and innovative carrier-neutral data center services. EvoSwitch provides customers with secure, connectivity-rich, scalable environments for their IT, Cloud and interconnection needs. EvoSwitch puts a strong focus on sustainability in the design and operation of its data centers, enabling substantial operational efficiencies. EvoSwitch operates data centers in Europe and the United States. For more information, please visit http://www.evoswitch.com.

Media enquiries: Neil Hallmark / Kris Roberts at Kaizo, +44(0)203-176-4712, [email protected]

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

IoT & Smart Cities Stories
The deluge of IoT sensor data collected from connected devices and the powerful AI required to make that data actionable are giving rise to a hybrid ecosystem in which cloud, on-prem and edge processes become interweaved. Attendees will learn how emerging composable infrastructure solutions deliver the adaptive architecture needed to manage this new data reality. Machine learning algorithms can better anticipate data storms and automate resources to support surges, including fully scalable GPU-c...
Machine learning has taken residence at our cities' cores and now we can finally have "smart cities." Cities are a collection of buildings made to provide the structure and safety necessary for people to function, create and survive. Buildings are a pool of ever-changing performance data from large automated systems such as heating and cooling to the people that live and work within them. Through machine learning, buildings can optimize performance, reduce costs, and improve occupant comfort by ...
The explosion of new web/cloud/IoT-based applications and the data they generate are transforming our world right before our eyes. In this rush to adopt these new technologies, organizations are often ignoring fundamental questions concerning who owns the data and failing to ask for permission to conduct invasive surveillance of their customers. Organizations that are not transparent about how their systems gather data telemetry without offering shared data ownership risk product rejection, regu...
René Bostic is the Technical VP of the IBM Cloud Unit in North America. Enjoying her career with IBM during the modern millennial technological era, she is an expert in cloud computing, DevOps and emerging cloud technologies such as Blockchain. Her strengths and core competencies include a proven record of accomplishments in consensus building at all levels to assess, plan, and implement enterprise and cloud computing solutions. René is a member of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and a m...
Poor data quality and analytics drive down business value. In fact, Gartner estimated that the average financial impact of poor data quality on organizations is $9.7 million per year. But bad data is much more than a cost center. By eroding trust in information, analytics and the business decisions based on these, it is a serious impediment to digital transformation.
Digital Transformation: Preparing Cloud & IoT Security for the Age of Artificial Intelligence. As automation and artificial intelligence (AI) power solution development and delivery, many businesses need to build backend cloud capabilities. Well-poised organizations, marketing smart devices with AI and BlockChain capabilities prepare to refine compliance and regulatory capabilities in 2018. Volumes of health, financial, technical and privacy data, along with tightening compliance requirements by...
Predicting the future has never been more challenging - not because of the lack of data but because of the flood of ungoverned and risk laden information. Microsoft states that 2.5 exabytes of data are created every day. Expectations and reliance on data are being pushed to the limits, as demands around hybrid options continue to grow.
Digital Transformation and Disruption, Amazon Style - What You Can Learn. Chris Kocher is a co-founder of Grey Heron, a management and strategic marketing consulting firm. He has 25+ years in both strategic and hands-on operating experience helping executives and investors build revenues and shareholder value. He has consulted with over 130 companies on innovating with new business models, product strategies and monetization. Chris has held management positions at HP and Symantec in addition to ...
Enterprises have taken advantage of IoT to achieve important revenue and cost advantages. What is less apparent is how incumbent enterprises operating at scale have, following success with IoT, built analytic, operations management and software development capabilities - ranging from autonomous vehicles to manageable robotics installations. They have embraced these capabilities as if they were Silicon Valley startups.
As IoT continues to increase momentum, so does the associated risk. Secure Device Lifecycle Management (DLM) is ranked as one of the most important technology areas of IoT. Driving this trend is the realization that secure support for IoT devices provides companies the ability to deliver high-quality, reliable, secure offerings faster, create new revenue streams, and reduce support costs, all while building a competitive advantage in their markets. In this session, we will use customer use cases...