Zayo enhances Los Angeles data center presence, scales to 5 California locations

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With its new data center, Zayo will add 24,215 total square feet and two megawatts of critical power.

Zayo has added a new data center location at One Wilshire Building, 624 S. Grand Ave., expanding its presence in the desirable Los Angeles market.

With the addition of its fifth data center in California, the service provider will add 24,215 total square feet and two megawatts of critical power.

But this new center is not a build it and they will come mentality.

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Zayo said that the data center expansion is driven by strong customer demand in Los Angeles, including a new agreement with a major webscale company as an anchor tenant in the space.

Given that it is located near cable stations, One Wilshire in Los Angeles is the preeminent point of connectivity linking to Asia’s Pacific Coast. At this location, customers are able to connect to over 240 carriers within the building, along with nearly 110 cloud and IT service providers.

The data center complements Zayo’s Tier III facilities in nearby Irvine, California, which are connected to One Wilshire via dark fiber. Customers are able to connect to Zayo’s expansive fiber network, which now includes a unique subsea fiber route up the coast of California, recently acquired from Electric Lightwave.

Purchasing ELI was significant in that it gave Zayo 8,100 route miles of long-haul fiber and 4,000 miles of dense metro fiber in Portland, Oregon; Seattle; Sacramento, California; San Francisco; San Jose, California; Salt Lake City; Spokane, Washington; and Boise, Idaho, with on-net connectivity to more than 3,100 enterprise buildings and 100 data centers.