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360networks Announces Connectivity to San Diego Data Center


360networks Announces Connectivity to San Diego Data Center

SEATTLE, WA – September 21, 2011 – 360networks (now Zayo Group), a facilities-based wholesale provider of Private Line Transport, Ethernet, IP, and VoIP services, today announced completion of a build out to the redIT data center, 12270 World Trade Drive, San Diego, California. This new data center location provides customers with additional connectivity solutions in support of their cloud services and other end-user applications.  With this new location 360networks now covers over 70 markets within its 22 state coverage area.

redIT supports the global IT community with private, customizable cloud services and data centers in the southwestern U.S. and Latin America.  redIT enables its clients to focus resources on what drives their competitive advantage – not the distractions of owning and managing IT.  Through collaboration with clients such as Oracle, McDonalds, Bloomberg, and Carl Zeiss, among others, redIT customizes an IT strategy that delivers both long-term scalability and lower total cost of ownership.

“The addition of a carrier with the broad coverage and product portfolio of 360networks is great news for San Diego,” said Mark Barlow, Chief Operating Officer of redIT U.S.  “We’re pleased to have been selected as their San Diego Point of Presence and have already seen significant interest in their services from our customer base.”

“We will continue to expand our reach by connecting more data centers to our regional backbone network, like we have done in San Diego, with redIT providing the reliable infrastructure we need,” said Steve Cardwell, vice president of sales for 360networks.  “Anyone seeking connectivity or data center access out of, or into California’s largest markets, now has more options.”

360networks offers a full line of fiber broadband solutions, each with the flexibility to support customer’s unique capacity, interface, geographic and pricing needs to include dedicated Ethernet, switched Ethernet, optical, wavelengths, SONET and IP services.  All 360networks’s services leverage the company’s 18,500 route mile network to over70 tier 1 to 4 markets, with more than 130 POPs and over 300 market-capable sites.

About 360networks

360networks (now Zayo Group) is a full service wholesale provider of Private Line Transport, Ethernet, IP, and VoIP services, on its wholly-owned fiber optic backbone.  Its facilities-based network provides deep coverage, spanning 18,500 miles to over 70 tier 1 to 4 U.S. markets (Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming) and British Columbia.  Financially strong and a CLEC in 36 states, 360networks helps the nation’s voice, data and web-based application and service providers to quickly pursue next generation strategies, migrate from legacy networks, grow into new markets and services, and increase network diversity.

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