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Press Release -- March 8th, 2017
Source: Zayo Group

Zayo Expands Data Center Presence in Paris


Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (ZAYO) will open its fourth Paris metro area data center at 16-18 Avenue de l'Europe in Vélizy. The 55,000-square-foot facility strengthens the company’s data center footprint in Paris and is connected to Zayo’s dense fiber backbone in Paris, which spans more than 600 miles. The site’s unique location and ability to tether to zColo’s central Paris facility at 19/21 Rue Poissonnière creates a differentiated value proposition. In addition to continuing to house an existing base of customers, the site will be anchored by a recently signed contract from a cloud provider.

Zayo has experienced accelerating demand for data center and interconnection services in Paris from existing customers across North America and Europe, particularly cloud, content, service providers and traditional enterprise firms. Zayo also expects strong demand from the local Vélizy market, with its concentration of technology, content and research companies. There are no alternative data centers with comparable scale in the Vélizy area.

“We have long targeted Vélizy as an expansion opportunity for our zColo data center business. The quality and high power density of this facility are perfectly matched to the requirements of our customers with specific technical needs,” said Alastair Kane, managing director Europe at Zayo.

“Vélizy is known as a high-tech and retail corridor, with a growing need for communications infrastructure,” said TJ Karklins, senior vice president of Zayo’s zColo. “This expansion furthers our ability to serve the needs of our customers by combining colocation with high-scale fiber networks for both local and pan-European solutions.”

For more information on Zayo’s data centers, please visit

About Zayo Group

Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (ZAYO) provides communications infrastructure services, including fiber and bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud infrastructure 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 vast 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 infrastructure 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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