Zayo Selected by Multinational Retailer for Global WAN Solution

Zayo Selected by Multinational Retailer for Global WAN Solution

BOULDER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) has been selected by a multinational retailer for a global wide area network (WAN) solution to accommodate the company’s growing presence in APAC. The solution will provide the customer with a trans-Atlantic and trans-Pacific global ring, enabling connectivity across four continents.

“Zayo’s established relationship with the customer and our ability to provide unified services, including a low-latency backbone, were key factors in winning this business”

The network will include wavelengths and Ethernet connectivity, linking company locations between the U.S. and London, U.S. and Singapore and London and Singapore. It includes dedicated capacity on the new SEA-ME-WE-5 subsea cable system, which connects Southeast Asia to Western Europe. The transaction also leverages Zayo’s recently announced point of presence (PoP) in Singapore.

The solution will enable the customer to move from a fragmented infrastructure supply chain to a highly consolidated approach, eliminating complexity and significantly improving efficiency. “Zayo’s established relationship with the customer and our ability to provide unified services, including a low-latency backbone, were key factors in winning this business,” said Jack Waters, CTO and president of Network Solutions at Zayo. “The transaction also enables a success-based expansion onto the new subsea cable system, which provides Zayo with dedicated capacity between Asia and Europe.”

Zayo is experiencing strong demand for this route, which spans 16 countries across three continents with the highest capacity and lowest latency available. “Customers benefit from Zayo’s end-to-end global solution that leverages the combination of our strong and growing fiber footprint and carefully negotiated strategic partnerships with local providers. It’s an especially attractive option to a growing number of companies that are expanding their presence in Asia,” said Waters.

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About Zayo Group

Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: 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 126,000-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 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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