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Press Release -- June 2nd, 2016
Source: Zayo Group

Link11 Selects Zayo for Network Expansion Across US and Europe

Leading German infrastructure provider to benefit from flexible, low-latency network


Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (ZAYO) has been selected by Link11, a German infrastructure provider and CDN specializing in DDoS protection and server hosting, to provide an Ethernet solution. The network for Link11 will span London, Frankfurt, Miami, New York and Los Angeles and leverages the recently acquired Viatel assets.

Zayo’s E-LAN solution provides Link11 with a multipoint-to-multipoint configuration, consolidating fragmented elements into a unified, high-performance network. The solution features one overall data commitment for the entire network, providing the customer with the flexibility to move data allowances within the network to accommodate fluctuating demand.

Link11’s customer base includes leading e-commerce, finance and insurance companies, with many providers and server hosts offering Link11’s own products as white-label solutions. Zayo’s dense networks in key cities ensure that Link11’s and its customers’ content is as close as possible to its end-users resulting in low-latency performance. This results in faster load times of data and websites and much higher reliability.

“For global companies like Link11 that are looking to connect multiple sites to their network, our E-LAN multipoint-to-multipoint service is an ideal solution,” said Alastair Kane, managing director, Northern Europe at Zayo. “Our new network assets, acquired from Viatel and Allstream, have significantly expanded our footprint across Europe and Canada, providing customers with lower latency and better application performance.”

“We pride our network on three attributes: availability, performance and security. Our customers rely on us for the safety of their data, which means our network has to be reliable and resilient. We make no compromises with our network, and we entrust Zayo with keeping our network always on,” said Jens-Philipp Jung, managing director at Link11. “With more than 500 Gbps bandwidth capacity worldwide, Link11 has one of the largest networks as an anti DDoS solution provider in operation in Europe.”

About Zayo

Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (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 112,000-mile network in North America 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

About Link11

Link11 GmbH is a German IT business specialised in DDoS protection and server hosting headquartered in Frankfurt am Main. In 2011 Link11 successfully established a new and innovative product on the market called the DDoS Protection Cloud. This Link11 DDoS Protection has already been filed for patent and enables it to protect every website and complete server infrastructures from DDoS Attacks. Clients from the Top DAX 30 as well as e-commerce, finance, insurance, media and production sector all trust Link11’s expertise. As one of today’s large DDoS filter providers worldwide Link11 is connected by fiber highways with network locations between Frankfurt, Amsterdam and London. The constant network expansion includes further locations in Asia and the US.

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