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FirstLight Fiber Welcomes New VP and General Counsel, Jill Sandford

By |2015-06-16T14:09:04-04:00June 16th, 2015|Categories: appointments, c-level, Data Center, enterprise, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, Global Telecommunications, hiring news, jsa blog, legal, M&A, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight Fiber has appointed Jill Sandford, an executive with more than 20 years of extensive legal and telecommunications experience, as Vice President and General Counsel. Ms. Sandford will serve as a member of the senior executive team and will oversee Legal, Regulatory and Human Resources functions on behalf of the Company. Ms. Sandford’s previous positions included [...]

CEOs Weigh In on Metro Market Opportunities and Threats on the Kick-off Panel at Metro Connect 2013

By |2013-02-20T15:22:45-04:00February 20th, 2013|Categories: TNN on the Road|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  Fedor Smith, leading analyst at Atlantic-ACM monitored the kick-off panel at today's Metro Connect 2013.  The topic was mapping the metro market; particularly the opportunities and threats for 2013 and beyond.  Panelists include Kevin Coyne of Fiberlight, Kevin O'Hara of Integra Telecom, Clint Heiden of Sidera Networks and Dan Caruso, Zayo Group. Kevin Coyne kicked [...]

Zayo Announces AboveNet Network Integration

By |2012-09-20T12:00:13-04:00September 20th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, business acquisition, carrier, colocation, dark fiber, Data Center, economy, enterprise, fiber, Financial, global expansion, Global Telecommunications, interconnection, Internet, network growth, network route, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Zayo Group announces the completion of the network integration between Zayo and AboveNet networks. The resulting combined network nearly doubles Zayo’s national network reach and provides connectivity that spans over 61,000 route miles in 45 states and 7 countries.  Zayo closed the acquisition of AboveNet on July 2nd, 2012. The integration of the Zayo and AboveNet [...]

Zayo Expands Agent Sales Channel Offering

By |2012-08-30T12:05:35-04:00August 30th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, carrier, channel partners, colocation, dark fiber, Data Center, economy, enterprise, Ethernet, fiber, interconnection, Internet, network growth, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Zayo announces the expansion of products offered through the Agent sales channel to include colocation and interconnect services provided by zColo, its carrier-neutral colocation and interconnect focused business.  Through its acquisition of AboveNet, Zayo gained a prominent position in the Agent community with the addition of its Channel program. The addition of zColo’s products and services [...]

Zayo Recognized on the 2012 Denver Business Journal Fastest Growing Private Companies List

By |2012-07-31T12:00:01-04:00July 31st, 2012|Categories: awards, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, business acquisition, dark fiber, Data Center, economy, enterprise, Events, fiber, Financial, interconnection, Internet, network growth, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Zayo Group announces its inclusion in the 2012 Denver Business Journal’s (DBJ) list of the Fastest Growing Private Companies. This list recognizes the fastest-growing companies in the greater Denver area, and ranks them based on percent revenue growth from the previous two fiscal years, 2009 to 2011. The DBJ splits the list into five flights based [...]

Zayo Expands Denver Metro Network Presence

By |2012-07-19T12:03:27-04:00July 19th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, colocation, dark fiber, economy, enterprise, fiber, interconnection, network growth, network route, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Zayo is investing in its greater Denver area network with the announcement of a major expansion in support of a large customer project, which will also provide fiber capacity and reach that can be leveraged by customers throughout the region.  The fiber build will span the Front Range, encompassing the cities of Fort Collins, Greeley, Loveland, [...]

zColo Launches Metro Interconnect

By |2012-07-10T12:02:51-04:00July 10th, 2012|Categories: Applications, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, cloud, colocation, Content Delivery, dark fiber, Data Center, data center expansion, economy, enterprise, fiber, interconnection, network growth, Point of Presence, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

zColo launches Metro Interconnect, a new product offering extending the reach of its data center customers in large metro areas.  The product launch is in conjunction with the close of AboveNet, an acquisition Zayo Group completed on July 2nd, 2012. Metro Interconnect enhances zColo’s Interconnection-focused strategy by using Dark Fiber cross-connects to extend a customer's reach [...]

Zayo Group Completes Acquisition and Round of Fundraising of AboveNet

By |2012-07-02T14:47:47-04:00July 2nd, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, business acquisition, carrier, colocation, Content, dark fiber, Data Center, economy, enterprise, Ethernet, fiber, Financial, global expansion, interconnection, Internet, low latency, mobile, network growth, network route, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications, wireless|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Zayo Group has completed its previously announced acquisition of AboveNet. The combined company will operate in 45 states in the U.S. and 7 countries in North America and Europe. Its network spans over 61,000 route miles with 4.6 million miles of fiber. The combined network serves approximately 9,000 buildings including major data centers, telecommunications hubs, enterprise [...]

Zayo Announces Focus on Small Cell

By |2012-06-19T12:00:55-04:00June 19th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, dark fiber, economy, enterprise, fiber, interconnection, mobile, network growth, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications, wireless|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Zayo Group has formed a dedicated team focused on Small Cell and Fiber to the Tower (FTT) initiatives. The team will be reporting to Matt Erickson, President of Zayo Fiber Solutions and David Dunn will lead the team committed to making Zayo’s fiber footprint available for Small Cell deployments. Small Cells, which are smaller antennas that [...]

Zayo to Acquire FiberGate

By |2012-06-05T10:45:31-04:00June 5th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Broadband, business acquisition, carrier, colocation, dark fiber, economy, Ethernet, fiber, interconnection, Internet, network growth, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Zayo Group announces it has executed a definitive agreement to acquire FiberGate, Inc., a Washington, D.C. metro area provider of Dark Fiber services. The FiberGate acquisition adds 130,000 fiber miles to Zayo’s metro network in and around the nation’s capital.  The current FiberGate network also includes 315 on-net buildings and two recently completed expansions to Frederick [...]

Zayo Named to Boulder County Business Report’s Fastest Growing Companies List

By |2012-05-31T07:07:23-04:00May 31st, 2012|Categories: awards, bandwidth, Broadband, colocation, dark fiber, Data Center, economy, fiber, Financial, interconnection, Internet, network growth, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Zayo has been named to the 2012 Boulder County Business Report’s (BCBR) Mercury 100 list. This list recognizes the fastest-growing companies in the Boulder and Broomfield, Colorado counties, ranking them based on percent revenue growth from 2009 to 2011. BCBR compiles two lists, one composed of the top 50 companies reporting annual revenue of less than [...]

Zayo Announces Plans to Acquire AboveNet

By |2012-03-19T10:17:45-04:00March 19th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Broadband, business acquisition, colocation, dark fiber, Data Center, economy, enterprise, Ethernet, fiber, Financial, Global Telecommunications, network growth, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Zayo Group, LLC and AboveNet, Inc. (NYSE: ABVT) announce that their boards of directors have approved a definitive agreement under which Zayo will acquire AboveNet for approximately $2.2 billion. As part of the transaction, GTCR, a leading Chicago-based private equity firm, will make an equity investment in Zayo. As AboveNet and Zayo’s business models are closely [...]

Zayo, AboveNet and FiberTech kick off Metro Connect 2012 with CEO Interviews

By |2012-02-28T10:28:26-04:00February 28th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Broadband, business acquisition, carrier, colocation, Conferences, Content Delivery, dark fiber, economy, enterprise, Ethernet, Events, fiber, Financial, Internet, internet traffic, Meetings, mobile, network growth, technology trends, Telecom, telecom conference, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Dan Caruso, President of Zayo Group, is joined by Bill LaPerch, CEO of AboveNet and John Purcell, CEO of FiberTech on the first panel of Capacity's Metro Connect USA 2012. The CEO Interviews were focused on discussing successful business strategies to create profitable and scalable metro providers. These bandwidth infrastructure providers all share the same storyline that their companies are all [...]

The Need for Speed is Met…AboveNet Brings High Bandwidth Connectivity Solutions to TELEHOUSE New York Chelsea

By |2011-08-15T09:17:28-04:00August 15th, 2011|Categories: carrier, colocation, Data Center, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Low latency, premium bandwidth connectivity, fast, secure…these are just some of the many services TELEHOUSE America’s new tenant, AboveNet, Inc. will deliver to high bandwidth customers in the new data center facility, TELEHOUSE New York Chelsea. AboveNet,Inc., a leading provider of high bandwidth connectivity solutions, is the first ever carrier tenant to reside at the new [...]

In First Month of Event Promotion, Telecom Exchange Already Attracts Over 35 Sponsors and 45 Exhibitors

By |2011-04-19T11:44:08-04:00April 19th, 2011|Categories: colocation, Conferences, Data Center, data center construction, data network services, disaster recovery, Events, Global Telecommunications, IP Exchange, IP Solutions, IP transit, JS&A News, technology trends, Telco 2.0, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Jaymie Scotto & Associates is proud to announce an overwhelming early support of its industry networking event, the Telecom Exchange.  The networking event, to be held on June 29th, 2011 at Cipriani Wall Street, NYC, has already attracted well over 35 sponsors and 45 exhibiting companies to participate, including colo providers, data center providers and local [...]

HOUSTON TECHNOLOGY EXECUTIVE DISASTER RECOVERY LUNCHEON

By |2011-04-01T16:54:40-04:00April 1st, 2011|Categories: Data Center, disaster recovery, DNS, Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Attention all IT Directors in the Houston area! We invite you to join Data Foundry, AboveNet and DYONYX Tuesday, April 12th, 2011 at 12:00pm CST for an educational luncheon to be held at Sullivan’s Restaurant in Houston, TX. We ask you to sit back, relax and enjoy lunch on us while learning effective disaster recovery planning [...]