Zayo Acquires Silicon Valley Data Center

Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. announced it acquired its first data center in Northern California. The deal worth $12.8 million, represents one of Zayo’s most extensive metro dark fiber footprints encompassing 1,500 route miles. The expansion in the Bay Area, is driven by strong customer demand in Northern California leveraging interplay between data center and Communications Infrastructure.

The facility, located at 5101 Lafayette Street, includes 26,900 total square feet and three megawatts (MW) of critical power. The location is adjacent to the recently completed Levi’s Stadium and connects to multiple data centers in Silicon Valley via Zayo-owned fiber assets. The facility also includes high-efficiency power and cooling infrastructure, seismic reinforcement to “1.5” and proximity to Zayo’s long haul dark fiber routes between San Francisco and Los Angeles.

“We have long targeted Northern California as an expansion opportunity for our zColo data center business. The quality and high-power density of this facility is perfectly matched to the requirements of our leading-edge, Bay Area customers,” Chris Morley, COO at Zayo, said in a statement.

With the high concentration of technology, content companies and research labs, Silicon Valley is a highly strategic location for Zayo. This facility complements zColo’s strong nationwide footprint, which is experiencing demand from cloud, content, service providers and traditional enterprise firms. Zayo provides communications infrastructure services, including fiber and bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud services to businessesaround the globe.

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