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Virtustream selects Zayo Group to provide connectivity in London

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Virtustream selects Zayo Group to provide connectivity in London


London, UK – 3rd June, 2014 – Virtustream, an enterprise-class cloud software and services provider, today announces it has selected Zayo Group, LLC (“Zayo”) to provide fibre connectivity to its data centres in London. The project is expected to be completed in Q3 this year.

Through this deal, Zayo will provide diverse fibre routes into each of Virtustream’s data centres. This will enable Virtustream customers to connect to Zayo’s extensive London dark fibre network, currently spanning 252 route miles in the London market. Zayo will also provide managed WDM services between Virtustream’s data centres and Telehouse East.

“Zayo’s focus on investment in network capacity in London and Slough made them an excellent choice for us and our customers” says Luiz Vianna, managing director for the United Kingdom and Israel at Virtustream.  “In addition, their extended reach in Europe allows for growth as we continue to expand our services into these key markets.” 

Alastair Kane, European vice-president for Zayo Group, says “We view Slough as our second metro area network in the United Kingdom. By providing these new routes to the Virtustream data centres, both Virtustream and Zayo customers will benefit.”

For more information on Zayo’s European network, visit www.zayo.com/europe.

About Zayo Group

Based in Boulder, Colo., Zayo Group provides comprehensive Bandwidth Infrastructure services in over 300 markets throughout the US and Europe. Zayo delivers a full suite of lit services and dark fiber products to wireline and wireless customers, data centers, Internet content providers, high-bandwidth enterprises, and government agencies across its robust 77,000 route mile network. The company also offers 27 carrier-neutral colocation facilities across the US. Please visit www.zayo.com for more information about Zayo and its fiber solutions.

About Virtustream

Virtustream is the enterprise-class cloud software and service provider trusted by enterprises worldwide to migrate and run their mission-critical applications in the cloud. For enterprises, service providers and government agencies, only Virtustream’s xStream™ cloud management software and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) meet the security, compliance, performance, efficiency and consumption-based billing requirements of complex production applications in the cloud – whether private, public or hybrid. The company is headquartered in Washington D.C. with offices in San Francisco, Atlanta, London, Geneva, Dubai and software development centers in Kaunas, Lithuania and Pune, India. Virtustream owns and operates data centers in the U.S. and Europe with service provider partner data centers in Latin America, the Middle East and Asia.

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