Demand for Interconnection Services Drives New Facilities Outside Top Tier Markets
LOUISVILLE, Colo.– August 24, 2011 – zColo, a network neutral provider of colocation and interconnection services, announced it will begin offering its services in Pittsburgh, PA, growing its footprint to 11 colocation facilities nationally. The Pittsburgh Meet-Me-Room provides multiple connection options for enterprise, carrier and technology providers to interconnect in a single, secure and reliable environment. The Pittsburgh facility, located in the premier carrier hotel in Pittsburgh at 2500 Allegheny Center Mall, is the sixth facility addition for zColo in 2011, bringing its colocation space footprint to more than 170,000 sq. ft.
Customers leveraging the Pittsburgh Meet-Me-Room will be accessing Zayo’s unique local fiber footprint including connection to more than 4,000 on-net locations nationally as well as access to 13 existing carrier customer networks for regional out-of-market transport requirements. zColo will be growing this network accessibility in the future delivering its proven interconnection environment to the Pittsburgh market.
“Pittsburgh, and specifically the Allegheny Center Mall campus, represents a critical gateway between the Northeast and Mid-West markets,” said Chris Morley, president of zColo. “We have created the de-facto interconnection ecosystem within this market delivering access to the widest number of carrier, financial and peering networks.
In addition to Pittsburgh, zColo operates Interconnection facilities in
- Cincinnati, OH
- Cleveland, OH
- Columbus, OH
- Los Angeles, CA
- Memphis, TN
- Nashville, TN
- New York, NY
- Newark, NJ
- Minneapolis, MN
zColo’s marquee locations at 60 Hudson Street and 111 8th Avenue in New York City, deliver connectivity to more than 300 domestic and international carrier, financial, cloud and peering networks. The company is the exclusive manager and operator of the 60 Hudson St. “Meet-Me-Room”.
Zayo Colocation Inc., also known as zColo (www.zcolo.com), is a wholly owned subsidiary of Zayo Group providing carrier-neutral, interconnection focused colocation services in 10 domestic locations. zColo is the exclusive operator of the 60 Hudson Street (NYC) Meet-Me-Room and other interconnection focused colocation facilities in the NY/NJ metro market, Nashville, Memphis, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Minneapolis and Los Angeles.
About Zayo Group
Based in Louisville, Colo., privately owned Zayo Group (www.zayo.com) is a national provider of fiber-based bandwidth infrastructure and network-neutral colocation and interconnection services. Zayo supports enterprise and regional businesses, as well as federal, state and local government agencies that require lit and dark fiber services, as well as carrier neutral colocation. Zayo provides these services over regional, metro and fiber-to-the-tower networks. Zayo was recently named one of the Denver-areas Fastest Growing Private Companies by the Denver Business Journal, was ranked #23 on the ColoradoBiz Top 250 Private Companies in Colorado and its President and CEO, Dan Caruso, was recently named one of the “Eleven Colorado business people to watch in 2011” by the Denver Post.