H5 Data Centers, a national colocation and wholesale data center provider, today announced the expansion of Ziply Fiber to its data centers in downtown Seattle and in Quincy, Washington. Ziply Fiber is a leading provider of commercial grade network that is purpose-built for Internet and represents an additional carrier available at H5 Data Centers’ Tier III facilities.
“We are excited to work with H5 Data Centers and provide businesses with the access they need to connect to our network, which is designed and purpose-built for speed, reliability, capacity and security,” said Chris Gellos, vice president and general manager of commercial for Ziply Fiber. “Businesses commonly need data centers in order to meet high performance standards that are critical to their business’s success, the Ziply Fiber network was built to surpass these standards."
Ziply Fiber has been aggressively expanding its fiber footprint since it acquired the Northwest operations of Frontier Communications in May 2020, with the goal of moving from roughly 30 percent to more than 80 percent of its territory having access to fiber in the next three years, enabling businesses throughout its four-state region.
As Ziply Fiber continues its rollout of fiber-based services across the region, the company will support H5 Data Centers' growing customer base of Fortune 500 enterprises, content delivery networks (CDNs) and cloud service providers, that seek to improve their mission critical operations.H5 Data Centers' Quincy Highlights:
"Access to Ziply Fiber’s network in the Pacific Northwest is a big win for our customer base and carrier neutral ecosystem in Washington," said Josh Simms, CEO for H5 Data Centers. "Ziply will deliver an excellent opportunity for our customers to diversify their network options and reduce latency."
About Ziply Fiber
Ziply Fiber is local in the Northwest, headquartered in Kirkland, Washington, and has major offices in Everett, Washington; Beaverton, Oregon; and Hayden, Idaho. Most of Ziply Fiber’s executive team, which consists of former executives from AT&T, CenturyLink, and Wave Broadband, either grew up in the Northwest or have spent the better part of 30 years living here. That local ownership and market familiarity is an important part of the company mindset and culture. For more information, visit www.ziplyfiber.com.