Zayo to Offer Connectivity to H5 Data Centers in San Antonio

26 Aug 2019 by Bob West

Zayo, a global provider of communications infrastructure, is expanding its network footprint in Texas. H5 Data Centers, a national colocation and wholesale data center provider, announced that Zayo can now provide connectivity to its San Antonio data center located at 100 Taylor Street in downtown San Antonio. 

“Zayo serves a growing list of technology, enterprises, education, healthcare and IT companies throughout San Antonio and Austin,” said Dennis Kyle, senior vice president of Fiber Solutions for the region at Zayo. “This connectivity option for H5 customers will provide them the opportunity to benefit from our fiber network and extensive connectivity across Zayo’s global network.” 

The build and Point of Presence (PoP) will be offering H5 customer access to Zayo’s metro fiber footprint throughout San Antonio and Austin to its international network.  The H5 Data Centers’ San Antonio Edge Data Center is an 85,000 square-foot carrier hotel. It has access to more than 25 communications carriers. 

"Our San Antonio edge data center serves a combination of international carriers, content distribution networks, ISPs and cloud services providers. Zayo’s expansion to 100 Taylor St. will continue to build upon the established interconnection ecosystem," said Josh Simms, founder and CEO of H5 Data Centers.

H5 Data Centers boasts of over 2 million square feet of data center space under management. The company operates data centers in Albuquerque, Ashburn, Atlanta, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Denver, Phoenix, Quincy, San Antonio, San Jose, San Luis Obispo, and Seattle.

Zayo has significantly expanded its infrastructure in the Texas Triangle, the megaregion that includes Houston, San Antonio, Austin, and Dallas, in recent years. In 2018, Zayo announced that it has almost tripled its network footprint in Texas and increased its customer base by 33 percent to more than 450 customers. Zayo’s 130,000-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. Zayo owns and operates a Tier 1 IP backbone and 51 carrier-neutral data centers.


Bob West

Bob West is a tech-savvy, digital enthusiast with a deep-rooted passion for data centers, cloud, internet exchanges (IX) and cryptocurrency. He was a driving force within the original team that built in 2011. It’s his belief that a new breed of data centers will become increasingly important as we move towards IoT, AI, and edge computing.

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