Zayo to build LA fiber network in support of Coresite’s Southern California data center ecosystem

Zayo, a provider of bandwidth infrastructure services and carrier-neutral collocation, is constructing a fiber network in the Los Angeles Central Business District in support of data center connectivity for CoreSite Realty Corp. (NYSE:COR).

Zayo, a provider of bandwidth infrastructure services and carrier-neutral collocation, is constructing a fiber network in the Los Angeles Central Business District in support of data center connectivity for CoreSite Realty Corp. (NYSE:COR).

The Zayo fiber ring will include a high-count fiber cable that will support the full suite of Zayo bandwidth and dark fiber services at CoreSite’s Southern California data centers.
The network is expected to be completed by the end of 2011. Zayo’s Los Angeles fiber network will complement the company’s existing Western markets, including Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Las Vegas, Boise, Spokane, and Denver.

"Zayo’s support of CoreSite’s Los Angeles data centers gives us a network expansion into a major tier one market,” says Matt Erickson, president of Zayo Fiber Solutions. “We view Los Angeles as a key Zayo growth market, and will be expanding this foundational network in support of other customer opportunities.”

CoreSite’s Southern California data center ecosystem includes 600,000 square feet of data center space across two data centers, including the region’s One Wilshire network-dense collocation site. CoreSite’s Los Angeles data center development plan also includes 145,000 square feet, of which 25,000 square feet will be delivered in the third quarter of 2011.

“Zayo’s Los Angeles network will augment CoreSite’s Southern California data center ecosystem, offering new connectivity opportunities to our 300+ customers in the region,” explains David Dunn, CoreSite senior vice president of strategy and marketing.

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