LONDON, January 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ —
Volta today announces its partnership with Zayo Group, a provider of Bandwidth Infrastructure solutions, which will deliver fibre-based connectivity to Volta data centre customers in the financial services industries. The new connection will enable, amongst others, financial commodity exchanges to deliver market data and execute orders across a secure, low-latency infrastructure.
Opening in early 2013, Volta’s newest Great Sutton Street data centre is one of Central London’s most connected facilities catering to users of latency-sensitive services in the financial sector and providing access to key liquidity trading venues. Additionally, the Volta facility will be servicing customers in the media and content industries. The new facility, located in the former Reuters and BT building is being fully refurbished and will include a new unique 33kv diverse power supply.
Through its cooperation with Zayo Group, London-based financial services companies reliant on high bandwidth connectivity now have access to proximity hosting and low-latency connections between the Volta data centre and various key sites. Zayo Group’s fibre optic, low latency network connects Basildon to the Docklands in the east, and from the City to Slough in the West. Zayo Group’s platform links all of London’s financial districts and provides access to main London-based exchanges and major data centres in London.
Julian King , Commercial Director, Volta, said, “Connectivity and low latency are key priorities for companies in the financial services industry today. The biggest dilemma they are facing at the moment is where to co-locate to access the broadest range of these two factors. By partnering with telecommunications providers like Zayo Group, Volta is building up a compelling case to be the data centre of choice for organisations that require optimum access to London’s financial markets at high speed.”
Stephanie Copeland , Senior Vice President, Zayo Group, said, “Our customers in the financial services community have demanding requirements for capacity, latency and scalability. Zayo’s service enables financial commodity exchanges to deliver market data and execute orders across a secure, low-latency infrastructure.”
Volta is a specialist developer and operator of purpose designed data centres. The company’s first high specification facility is located at Great Sutton Street in immediate proximity to the City of London. The facility is uniquely designed to provide a flexible, secure and sustainable IT environment to cater to businesses requiring a Central London location as well as ultra low latency. Volta works with the world’s leading carriers to deliver ultra-fast, resilient connectivity to users of latency-sensitive services in the financial, media and content industries. Further information can be found at http://www.voltadatacentres.com/
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 fiber-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 centers, 513 Points-of-Presence (POPs), and 2,664 cell towers.
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