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Press Release -- December 3rd, 2015
Source: Zayo Group


ntegrated platform accelerates delivery and control of hybrid cloud enabled systems infrastructure

BOULDER, Colo. –December 3, 2015 — Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO), a VMware vCloud® Air™ Network Service Provider partner, today announced its VMware Hybrid Cloud Powered cloud service, which provides customers with greater flexibility through a dedicated hosting environment. Built with and operated using VMware vSphere® 6 and VMware vCloud Director®, Zayo can now rapidly deliver a differentiated hybrid cloud solution that enables customers to utilize the same VMware infrastructure off-premises as they are running on-premises.

With these enhanced hybrid cloud solutions, Zayo customers can manage and move on-premises, VMware-based workloads to Zayo’s private or multi-tenant cloud infrastructure seamlessly, from a single management console. Zayo’s new hybrid system provides one integrated interface for both public and private cloud access, delivering a solution that is seamless and easy-to-use when moving VMware-based workloads among onsite data centers, internal private clouds and the public cloud. By leveraging VMware vCloud Director, Zayo is able to deliver improved agility, performance and scalability to customers.

In addition, Zayo is offering potential customers a limited test drive of its public and private cloud services.

“The industry needs IaaS solutions delivered on a highly flexible, workload-by-workload basis with the mobility optimized in hybrid cloud solutions,” said Greg Friedman, executive vice president, Colocation and Cloud Infrastructure at Zayo. “The enhancements we have made to our platform, combined with the investments in security and advanced monitoring, are enabling us to deliver on these new enterprise requirements.”

“VMware Hybrid Cloud Powered services enable our service provider partners to differentiate themselves and help them bring their enterprise-class cloud services to market in this competitive landscape,” said Jim Aluotto, director, Service Providers, Americas, VMware. “We look forward to supporting Zayo as it delivers on the agility and performance customers are looking for in the cloud computing landscape.”

VMware vCloud Director automates the provisioning of software-defined data center resources, enabling service providers to deliver complete virtual data centers for easy consumption in minutes.

Zayo’s Cloud Enabled Systems Infrastructure serves emerging enterprise customer requirements, including a hybrid mix that consists of best of breed multi-tenant cloud solutions and high density data center colocation. It also includes high-performance connectivity options ranging from dark fiber to wavelengths and Ethernet services.

About Zayo Group

Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) provides communications infrastructure services, including fiber and bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud services 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 87,000-mile network in the U.S. 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 services 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

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