Zayo achieves MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification

Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) has achieved Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification from the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF), the global body that oversees standards for carrier grade, interoperable Ethernet, the company said.

The certification strengthens Zayo´s ability to deliver standards-based local, national and global Ethernet services that are seamless, with the same interoperability and performance features no matter the location.

The certification also validates Zayo´s ability to provide best-in-class Ethernet solutions that meet stringent operator-to-operator requirements. Zayo´s services include E-Line, Point-to-Point, Multipoint and E-LAN configurations. Zayo also offers Ethernet Private Dedicated Network (E-PDN) providing customers with dedicated fiber and equipment, and FlexConnect, a flexible, usage-based service.

As Carrier Ethernet has evolved, MEF has developed this new certification that it conducts in a third-party test lab, using more than 600 test cases based on MEF specifications.

Zayo Group Holdings provides communications infrastructure services, including fiber and bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud infrastructure to the world´s businesses. Customers include wireless and wireline carriers, media and content companies and finance, healthcare and other large enterprises. Zayo´s 126,000-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers.