Zayo Connects DuPont Fabros Technology's NJ1 Data Center to Trans-Atlantic
Cable Landing Stations in New Jersey
Enhances NJ1 Customers' Network Reach to Europe
BOULDER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 03/28/13 -- Zayo Group, an
international Bandwidth Infrastructure company, today announced its
fiber network will now connect DuPont Fabros Technology's (DFT) NJ1
data center located in Piscataway, N.J., to trans-Atlantic cable
landing stations. This build provides diverse dark fiber connectivity
over Zayo's network to customers between NJ1 and two trans-Atlantic
cable landing stations located in Tuckerton, N.J., and Manasquan,
N.J., and enabling access to three trans-Atlantic cables -- TAT-14,
Atlantica-1 and Apollo.
Designed to LEED Gold Standards, NJ1 brings a new class of wholesale
data center to the market by offering independent redundancy and
security. Zayo's diverse connectivity in NJ1 offers customers the
ability to meet their data needs during disaster recovery situations.
Zayo also provides a suite of services and fiber connectivity to all
ten DFT data centers, which includes Ethernet, IP, Wavelengths and
Dark Fiber. Data center connectivity is a critical focus for Zayo
which currently has more than 11,000 buildings on net across the U.S.
ty is important in today's cloud-based
environments," says Vinay Nagpal, Director of Carrier Relations for
DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. "Zayo's direct connection to the
trans-Atlantic cable landing stations gives our customers the ability
to reach Europe, thereby bypassing the congested network points in
Manhattan while improving network performance."
"Connecting into DuPont Fabros Technology's NJ1 facility aligns with
our strategy to connect to key Data Centers throughout our
footprint," says Jim Nolte, Senior Vice President of Sales at Zayo
Group. "Customers at NJ1 will have enhanced connectivity to other
Data Centers, Internet Peering locations, Carrier Hotels and
About DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc.
DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc.
(NYSE: DFT) is a leading owner, developer, operator and manager of
enterprise-class, carrier-neutral, large multi-tenanted wholesale
data centers. The Company's facilities are designed to offer highly
specialized, efficient and safe computing environments in a low-cost
operating model. The Company's customers outsource their mission
critical applications and include national and international
enterprises across numerous industries, such as technology, Internet
content providers, media, communications, cloud-based, healthcare and
financial services. The Company's ten data centers are located in
four major U.S. markets, which total 2.5 million gross square feet
and 218 megawatts of available critical load to power the servers and
computing equipment of its customers. DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc.,
a real estate investment trust (REIT) is headquartered in Washington,
DC. For more information, please visit www.dft.com.
About Zayo Group
Based in Louisville, Colo., privately owned Zayo
Group (www.zayo.com) is an international provider of fiber-based
Bandwidth Infrastructure services and carrier-neutral colocation and
interconnection services. Zayo serves wireline and wireless carriers,
data centers, Internet content and services companies, high bandwidth
enterprises, and federal, state and local government agencies. Zayo
provides these services over metro, national, international and
fiber-to-the-tower networks. With its acquisitions of USCarrier,
FiberGate and AboveNet, Zayo's network includes 72,800 route miles,
serving 45 states and Washington, D.C. Its network serves
approximately 11,104 on-net buildings, including 546 data centers,
553 carrier PoPs, and 2,845 cell towers. Zayo's colocation assets
include 141,000 billable square feet of interconnect-focused
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