07 September 2017
| Alan Burkitt-Gray
Zayo has expanded its infrastructure in Colorado by buying a fourth data centre, at Westminster, just north of Denver.
The company said that the
acquisition is driven by strong customer demand in the area,
specifically along a high-tech corridor located between Boulder
and Denver and the underserved north-west corridor.
"Zayo continues to experience accelerating demand in the
Colorado Front Range, driven by strong local growth and
national requirements," said TJ Karklins, senior vice president
of Zayo’s zColo business segment. "There are
limited Tier III equivalent data centres in north-west Denver.
This location is strategic and will provide excellent access to
our extensive fibre network."
Zayo now has four data centres in the state and more than 4,000
fibre route miles, including extensive metro fibre in Denver,
Colorado Springs and Boulder.
The newly acquired unit is 2,740 square meters (29,500 square
feet), and has diverse fibre entrances, extensive
interconnectivity, robust security and highly efficient power
and cooling systems.
This facility, at 7579 W 103rd Avenue in Westminster, will be
directly linked to zColo’s data centre at 1500
Champa Street in central Denver. Zayo has not confirmed which
company it bought the data centre from, but sources suggest it
was previously owned by Stream Data Centers. Zayo did not state
the price it paid.
Stream Data Centers,