TierPoint adds Zayo CloudLink services to its data centres

07 May 2018 | Natalie Bannerman


TierPoint has entered into an agreement with Zayo Group, to offer Zayo’s CloudLink solutions.

CloudLink offers dedicated, high-performance bandwidth options, enabling secure connectivity directly to the world’s largest public cloud providers and other data centres. Selected TierPoint data centres will offer connectivity to Zayo’s extensive fibre network, which includes more than 11.5 million fibre miles globally.

“Responding to our clients’ evolving, multi-dimensional needs, this agreement is a significant step toward expanding the menu of connectivity options for our data centres and cloud pods, as we continue enhancing our market-leading, edge-infrastructure solutions,” said Terry Morrison, chief technology officer of TierPoint.

TierPoint will offer CloudLink in 22 data centres in 12 markets, including: Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, eastern Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Nashville, New York, Seattle, Spokane, and Tulsa. The company then plans on expanding the service to additional data centres in the coming months. 

“We look forward to working with TierPoint to accelerate the value they are delivering to their clients,” added Tyler Coates, enterprise segment lead for Zayo. “Dedicated, high-capacity bandwidth is a vital element to hybrid cloud solutions. At Zayo, we are proud to provide a range of options that enable TierPoint clients to get their data to the cloud quickly, safely and consistently.”

CloudLink provides dedicated, high-performance bandwidth options, enabling secure connectivity directly to major public cloud providers. Customers can choose traditional, aggregated bandwidth or FlexConnect, Zayo’s usage-based Ethernet.