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Zayo Launches 100G Wavelength Services in Northeast Corridor

January 30, 2013

Zayo Launches 100G Wavelength Services in Northeast Corridor

By Carolyn J Dawson
TMCnet Contributor

Zayo Group (News - Alert) has launched 100G Wavelength services in the Northeast Corridor. The routes of New York City to Philadelphia and Philadelphia to Washington, D.C. have been upgraded and will now offer 100G Wavelength services.

Customers will be able to scale their bandwidth demanding applications with the implementation of the 100G Wavelength system, which will offer much better speeds than currently available. A major group of financial, government and large enterprise customers use the Northeast Corridor connecting Washington, D.C. to New York City via Philadelphia. High bandwidth offerings similar to 100G Wavelengths have become a necessity for these customers. 

Zayo has achieved a major objective with this implementation, which symbolizes the organization’s maiden native 100G Wavelength route. Zayo has also revealed plans to implement 100G across the country. In sync with these plans, the most up-to-date generation coherent technology will be advantageously used by the Northeast implementation.

Major IP Peering points/Data Center Locations are linked by the implementation. These include 21715 Filigree Data Center Campus and 2100 M St NW in Ashburn/Washington, D.C.; 111 8th Avenue in New York City; and 401 North Broad Street in Philadelphia

In a statement, Zach Nebergall, VP of Wavelength Product Group at Zayo said, "This 100G route is now deployed and ready for customer implementations. Zayo designed the network to be able to offer compelling economics to our customers across this key, high demand corridor."

Zayo is a global provider of fiber-based Bandwidth Infrastructure services and carrier-neutral colocation and interconnection services. The privately owned organization is located in Louisville, Colo. The customers of Zayo comprise of wireline and wireless carriers, data centers, online content and services organizations, high bandwidth endeavors, and federal, state and local government agencies. Metro, metro, national, international and fiber-to-the-tower networks are used by Zayo to offer services to these enterprises.

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Edited by Brooke Neuman
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