Zayo Group’s Competitors, Revenue, Number of Employees, Funding, Acquisitions & News

Zayo is an infrastructure and communication company that provides fiber, bandwidth connectivity and colocation management solutions for enterprises. Read more

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Zayo is an infrastructure and communication company that provides fiber, bandwidth connectivity and colocation management solutions for enterprises. Read more

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Steve Smith

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82/100

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2007

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Windstream Communications is seen as one of Zayo Group's top competitors. Windstream Communications was founded in 2006, and is headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas. Windstream Communications operates in the Telecommunication Services industry. Windstream Communications generates $2.3B more revenue vs. Zayo Group.

Equinix is a top competitor of Zayo Group. Equinix was founded in 1998, and its headquarters is in Redwood City, California. Equinix competes in the IT Services industry. Equinix has 4,597 more employees than Zayo Group.

Cogent is Zayo Group's #3 rival. Cogent was founded in Washington, District of Columbia} in 1999. Cogent is in the IT Services field. Compared to Zayo Group, Cogent generates $2B less revenue.

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Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
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Optic Zoo Networks Ltd.

Jan 2018

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$24.9M
Optic Zoo is a provider of fiber network and infrastructure solutions to telecommunication carriers, data centers, commercial and institutional customers.
Neutral Path Communications, Llc

Jan 2018

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undisclosed
Neutral Path is a provider of carrier-neutral transport solutions through fiber optics for residential and industrial sectors.
Spread Networks, LLC

Nov 2017

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$127M
Spread is a telecommunications firm that offers dark fiber networks, wavelength and collocation services.
Electric Lightwave

Nov 2016

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$1.4B
Electric Lightwave provides fiber-based network infrastructure solutions to data center, wholesale, government and enterprise marketplaces.
Clearview International, LLC

Apr 2016

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$18.9M
Clearview is a cloud based platform that offers consulting, collocation and managed services.

These are all the companies that Zayo Group has acquired. Zayo Group has acquired 15 companies and its latest acquisition was Optic Zoo Networks Ltd. in Jan 2018. Optic Zoo is a provider of fiber network and infrastructure solutions to telecommunication carriers, data centers, commercial and institutional customers.

Zayo Group Funding History

$225M$255M$383M$698M$1.4B$1.5B

Since Zayo Group was founded in 2007, it has participated in 7 rounds of funding. In total Zayo Group has raised $1.5B. Zayo Group's last funding round was on Feb 2018 for a total of $150.0M

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Debt
Feb 2018
$150M
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IPO
Oct 2014
$400M
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Debt
May 2014
$275M
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Debt
Nov 2011
$315M
Series B
Feb 2009
$128M

Since Zayo Group was founded in 2007, it has participated in 7 rounds of funding. In total Zayo Group has raised $1.5B. Zayo Group's last funding round was on Feb 2018 for a total of $150.0M

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These are all the companies that Zayo Group has invested in. Zayo Group has invested 15 companies and its latest investment was Optic Zoo Networks Ltd. in Jan 2018. Optic Zoo is a provider of fiber network and infrastructure solutions to telecommunication carriers, data centers, commercial and institutional customers.

Zayo Group News

October 22, 2020FierceTelecom

Former Equinix CEO Smith takes the helm at Zayo Group Holdings

Former Equinix CEO Smith takes the helm at Zayo Group Holdings mrobuck Thu, 10/22/2020 - 15:13... See more »
October 22, 2020The Business Journals: Denver

After more than a decade in charge, Zayo CEO steps down

The move comes about a year and a half after the company's stockholders approved its $14.3 billion ac... See more »
October 12, 2020CHRO MOVES

Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. [BOULDER, CO] announced the appointment of Julie Tschida Brown as Zayo's Chief People and Culture Officer.

Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. [BOULDER, CO] announced the appointment of Julie Tschida Brown as Zayo’s Ch... See more »
October 1, 2020Global Legal Chronicle

DataBank's Acquisition of zColo Data Center Assets

Skadden advised Zayo Group Holdings, Inc., while Jones Day served as legal advisor to DataBank on the... See more »
September 30, 2020ABF Journal

TD, Truist, Socit Gnrale Arrange Debt Financing to Support DataBank Buy of zColo

DataBank, a provider of enterprise-class colocation, connectivity and managed services, signed defini... See more »
September 30, 2020Converge! Network Digest

DataBank to acquire Zayo's zColo data centers

DataBank agreed to acquire Zayo Group's zColo business, including 44 data centers across 23 markets i... See more »
September 30, 2020The Business Journals: Dallas

Dallas-based data center company more than triples sites with acquisition

DataBank lands a deal for zColo that puts its number of data centers north of 60.... See more »

Zayo Group Blogs

December 20, 2019Zayo Group Blog

Zayo Employees Help Make the Holidays Brighter for Those in Need

As Zayo has grown over the past 13 years, so has our commitment to the Colorado community.The post Za... See more »
November 11, 2019Zayo Group Blog

Saluting our Zayo Veterans

As we recognize and thank our nation's veterans today, we're also reflecting on what these individual... See more »
October 1, 2019Zayo Group Blog

Three Questions to Ask When Evaluating Your Google Cloud Platform Connection

Zayo’s CloudLink works with GCP’s Interconnect to offer companies a high performance, cost-effective ... See more »
September 26, 2019Zayo Group Blog

Laying the Fiber Foundation for Smart Mobility in Colorado

Smart mobility encompasses changes in public transportation, private automobiles growth of ride shari... See more »
August 14, 2019Zayo Group Blog

How Zayo is Fueling Growth and Innovation for Bare Metal Cloud Provider

Packet partners with Zayo for colocation in a number of markets and national and international connec... See more »
July 11, 2019Zayo Group Blog

Interns Look Forward to a Summer of Learning, Real-World Experience

Zayo's internship program is about developing promising talent and making meaningful contributions. L... See more »
July 3, 2019Zayo Group Blog

Fiber Infrastructure Helping Companies Up Their Game in the Rapidly Evolving Industry

Gaming companies are focused on advanced communications infrastructure to scale. Read the five most i... See more »

Zayo Group Press Releases

July 29, 2019Business Wire

Zayo To Release Fourth Quarter Fiscal Year 2019 Earnings Results on August 21, 2019

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) will release its fourth quart... See more »
June 18, 2019Business Wire

President of Zayo Networks and COO Jack Waters to Present at Wells Fargo Telecom Fast & Furious to 5G Conference

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) announced today that Jack Wat... See more »
May 9, 2019GlobalNewswire

Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Reminds Investors of Investigations of Mergers

WILMINGTON, Del., May 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. announces that it is invest... See more »
April 9, 2019Business Wire

Zayo to Host Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2019 Conference Call May 9, 2019

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) invites you to listen to its ... See more »
January 10, 2019Business Wire

Zayo to Host Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2019 Conference Call February 7, 2019

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) invites you to listen to its ... See more »
January 10, 2019StreetInsider

Zayo to Host Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2019 Conference Call February 7, 2019

Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) invites you to listen to its earnings call for the second quar... See more »
November 29, 2018StreetInsider

Zayo Executives to Present at December Investor Conferences

Matt Steinfort, CFO, will present at the Barclays Global Technology, Media and Telecommunications Con... See more »

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Zayo is an infrastructure and communication company that provides fiber, bandwidth connectivity and colocation management solutions for enterprises. Zayo Group was founded in 2007. Zayo Group's headquarters is located in Boulder, Colorado, USA 80301. ...

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Zayo Group's CEO, Steve Smith, currently has an approval rating of 82%. Zayo Group's primary competitors are Windstream Communications, Equinix & Cogent.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Zayo Group

  1. When was Zayo Group founded?

    Zayo Group was founded in 2007
  2. Who is Zayo Group's CEO?

    Zayo Group's CEO is Steve Smith
  3. How much revenue does Zayo Group generate?

    Zayo Group generates $2.6B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Zayo Group have?

    Zayo Group has historically raised $1.5B in funding
  1. Where is Zayo Group's headquarters?

    Zayo Group's headquarters is in Boulder Colorado, USA
  2. How many employees does Zayo Group have?

    Zayo Group has 3,781 employees
  3. Who are Zayo Group's competitors?

    Zayo Group's top competitors are Windstream Communications, Equinix, Cogent