Zayo Enterprise Networks and BTI Systems Deliver New Network to Benefit Memphis Businesses
Investment Enables High Bandwidth Ethernet Services to Meet Growing Demands of Memphis Businesses
Louisville, CO and Ottawa, Canada - July 29, 2010
Zayo Enterprise Networks, a fiber-based communications provider, and BTI Systems, the company that redefines metro service delivery, today announced the successful deployment of a new generation of high speed Ethernet services for their customers in Memphis, Tenn. This rollout provides Memphis-area businesses with a cost-effective solution to increase network bandwidth and connect multiple locations with a portfolio of new Ethernet-based services. This investment follows on the heels of a similar deployment just four months ago in Denver, as part of Zayo Enterprise Networks’ Fiber-to-the-Enterprise strategy, which it plans to continue expanding into its markets across the nation.
“Zayo Enterprise Networks is investing in state-of-the-art infrastructure for the Memphis region,” said Garner Bailey, Memphis VP for Zayo Enterprise Networks. “This expansion demonstrates our commitment to the Memphis business community by providing a service delivery network to empower enterprises and give local businesses the capability to expand application connectivity on demand. This new network will provide the platform for growth needed to prosper in the new world of business.”
To simplify communications infrastructure and deliver Ethernet business services, Zayo Enterprise Networks will use innovative packet optical technology from BTI Systems that will give Memphis businesses access to cost-effective, scalable, feature-rich services for enhanced inter-site communications, Internet access, data sharing and video transport in an affordable, scalable, secure and high performance infrastructure.
“Fiber is now the critical underpinning to deliver high bandwidth connectivity to enterprises and businesses,” said Glenn Thurston, VP Global Marketing, BTI Systems. “Zayo Enterprise Networks provides a comprehensive 300-building fiber-based footprint, local support and a comprehensive portfolio of communications services for Memphis, while BTI provides the equipment that enables customized, compatible and simple services that connect their customers. Our combined expertise addresses the needs of Memphis companies to seamlessly transition from legacy technologies and networks to an advanced fiber network and service offering from Zayo Enterprise Networks.”
Zayo Enterprise Networks’ deployment leverages the entire BTI portfolio including the BTI 7000 Series and BTI 700 Series devices acting as service on-ramps at the customer premise. This network implementation provides the capacity, scalability, and service management needed to address Memphis businesses’ mission-critical applications and complements that with a focus on operational value to ensure cost-effective services.
About Zayo Enterprise Networks
Based in Louisville, Colo., Zayo Enterprise Networks provides fiber-based communications services to businesses, schools, hospitals, government agencies and non-profit organizations across the United States. In addition to core Ethernet connectivity, Zayo Enterprise Networks delivers comprehensive IP voice, data, colocation and video solutions. Zayo Enterprise Networks is part of Zayo Group , based in Louisville, Colorado. Zayo Group currently provides its service over a fiber network that spans 142 markets in 27 states as well as the District of Columbia. Zayo Group consists of four complementary business units: Zayo Bandwidth, Zayo Colocation Services, Zayo Enterprise Networks and Zayo Fiber Solutions.
About BTI Systems
BTI delivers solutions that transform the economics, performance and innovation of global networks through intelligent networking software and systems. Leading content, cloud and service providers choose BTI to drive improved operational efficiencies and profitably deliver high-value services to businesses and consumers around the globe. With more than 350 customers, BTI is headquartered in North America, and operates regional sales, marketing, and R&D centers of excellence throughout the world. For more information, visit www.btisystems.com.