Zayo's Las Vegas data center gains another 10K square feet as customer demand grows

zColo, the data center and colocation arm of Zayo, is enhancing its Las Vegas data center with the addition of about 10,000 new square feet. Set to be available later this month, this center will now have 28,000 square feet of total billable space.

Customer demand drove Zayo to expand this center, which it originally acquired from MarquisNet in 2012.

Stephanie Copeland, president of zColo, said in a release that the demand for "colocation and interconnection in Las Vegas continues to be very strong" and that this expansion will enable it to deal with future growth prospects.

zColo said that it has achieved a greater than 60 percent unlevered return on its initial investment.

While the site has become a prime location to address Nevada-based businesses' colocation and interconnection needs, the site has also attracted a number of California businesses that use the facility as part of their disaster recovery planning. Copeland said that zColo expects to "attract new customers with similar needs."

zColo's Las Vegas colocation facility offers a number of attractive elements. It provides access to Zayo's U.S. and Europe fiber network and its suite of solutions, including dark fiber, wavelengths, Ethernet and IP. It also offers interconnections to nine major carriers.

Colocation has become a growing business for Zayo. zColo's U.S. footprint totals 36 facilities and more than 490,000 square feet of billable space.

For more:
- see the release

Related articles:
Zayo, Netflix establish joint peering exchange in Atlanta
Zayo's Caruso: Dark fiber is one of our highest margin businesses
Zayo pre-sells 7 new customers for planned Omaha-to-Dallas fiber route
Zayo carves niche in fiber-based small cell backhaul, turnkey installation services

Suggested Articles

Microsoft does not report exact revenue amounts for Azure, but it said Azure revenue grew 64% in the latest quarter compared to the previous year.

U.K. broadband provider CityFibre is targeting 14 more cities for its all-fiber gigabit service.

While Cisco has embraced the concept of disaggregation, service providers need to carefully consider how they will implement it.