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TierPoint Data Centers to Offer Zayo CloudLink Services

May 8, 2018
by Justin Hughes

ST. LOUIS, MO — TierPoint, a leading provider of secure, connected data center and cloud solutions at the edge of the internet, HAS publicized an agreement with Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. to offer Zayo’s CloudLink solutions. CloudLink provides dedicated, high-performance bandwidth options, enabling secure connectivity directly to the world’s largest public cloud providers and other data centers. Selected TierPoint data centers will offer an on-ramp to Zayo’s extensive fiber network, which includes more than 11.5 million fiber miles globally.

TierPoint Chief Technology Officer Terry Morrison, said, “Responding to our clients’ evolving, multi-dimensional needs, this agreement is a significant step toward expanding the menu of connectivity options for our data centers and cloud pods, as we continue enhancing our market-leading, edge-infrastructure solutions.”

Tyler Coates, Enterprise Segment lead for Zayo, commented, “We look forward to working with TierPoint to accelerate the value they are delivering to their clients. Dedicated, high-capacity bandwidth is a vital element to hybrid cloud solutions. At Zayo, we are proud to provide a range of options that enable TierPoint clients to get their data to the cloud quickly, safely and consistently.”

Initially, TierPoint will offer CloudLink in 22 data centers in 12 markets, including: Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, eastern Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Nashville, New York, Seattle, Spokane, and Tulsa. TierPoint expects to expand the service to additional data centers in the coming months. CloudLink provides dedicated, high-performance bandwidth options, enabling secure connectivity directly to major public cloud providers. Customers have choice between traditional, aggregated bandwidth or FlexConnect, Zayo’s usage-based Ethernet.

About TierPoint: With a unique combination of secure, connected data center and cloud solutions at the edge of the inter: net, TierPoint (tierpoint.com) specializes in meeting enterprises where they are on their journey to IT transformation. TierPoint has one of the largest customer bases in the industry, with 5,000 clients ranging from the public to private sectors, from small businesses to Fortune 500 enterprises. TierPoint also has one of the largest and most geographically diversified footprints in the nation, with over 40 world-class data centers in 20 markets and 8 multi-tenant cloud pods, connected by a coast-to-coast network. Led by a proven management team, TierPoint’s highly experienced IT professionals offer a comprehensive solution portfolio of private, multitenant, hyperscale, and hybrid cloud, plus colocation, disaster recovery, security, and other managed IT services.

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