DataBank has acquired zColo, including certain U.S. and European data center assets, from Zayo Group Holdings. The zColo acquisition brings to DataBank an additional 44 data centers including 13 key interconnect locations across 23 markets in the U.S. and Europe.
Additional 44 data centers
zColo will contribute an exceptional base of diversified, blue-chip customers that complement DataBank’s existing relationships. These organizations will benefit from DataBank’s proven customer-focused service framework and operations which will expand to include the following:
- 64 data centers in 29 markets (up from 20 data centers and 9 markets)
- Over 3,000 customers including many Fortune 100 and leading cloud and content providers
- Pro forma annual revenue of over $450M
- 1.1M raised square feet of data center space
- 141 MW of installed UPS capacity
- Over 30,000 network cross-connects
- 18 major network interconnection points
- 12 cloud node
Raul K. Martynek, CEO of DataBank, said,
“Simply put, this highly complementary acquisition will allow us to serve customers better. The strategic rationale is fully aligned with our core ‘Data Center Evolved’ strategy built around providing customers broad geographic reach as they move their content and applications closer to the edge. We look forward to integrating zColo into our portfolio while elevating our existing level of service to meet the increasingly diverse workloads of our enterprise customers.”
Additionally, DataBank customers will benefit from access to Zayo’s global fiber network, enabling companies to get their data anywhere in the world. With a long-term agreement in place, the companies expect to collaborate closely in bringing colocation solutions to Zayo’s fiber customers and private fiber network solutions to DataBank’s colocation and cloud customers.
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