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

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