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How are data center tiers classified and why are they important?

By Zenlayer | January 24, 2017

What are data center tiers?

The Tier Classification System provides the data center industry with a consistent method to compare typically unique, customized facilities based on expected site infrastructure performance, or uptime.

What tier should you choose for your business?

Zenlayer constructs global IP backbone

By Zenlayer | January 20, 2017

To meet the increasing demand of global live streaming, gaming and IoT, Zenlayer has completed the phase 1 construction of its global IP backbone, connecting U.S., China and Europe…

Zenlayer’s CEO Elected to PTC’s Advisory Council

By Zenlayer | December 22, 2016

Recently, Zenlayer’s Founder and CEO, Joe Zhu, was elected to the Pacific Telecommunications Council’s (PTC) Advisory Council.

His four-year term starts on January 14, 2017, when he will join senior executives from CITIC, NTT, Equinix, etc. and academic leaders from prominent universities in guiding PTC’s work and progress…

Meet Zenlayer at PTC’17 in Hawaii, January 15-18, 2017

By Zenlayer | December 21, 2016

PTC’17, Asia-Pacific’s premier telecommunications event, will take place January 15-18, 2017 in Hawaii. Zenlayer, a sponsor of PTC’17, will be at the conference and would love to connect.

Zenlayer’s meeting room will be at Tapa Tower, Room T430, Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort. Please stop by or schedule a meeting with us at…

Zenlayer to showcase new SDN platform at GITC 2016

By Zenlayer | November 22, 2016

The largest Internet technology conference in China, Global Internet Technology Conference (GITC), will be held in Beijing at the China National Convention Center on November 24-25, 2016. Zenlayer will join as a platinum sponsor and showcase its next generation SDN platform.

Zenlayer’s M06 booth will be located near the main conference room on the 4th floor of the Convention Center…

451 Research Reports on Zenlayer

By Zenlayer | November 18, 2016

The 451 Take: For US-based enterprises looking to do business in China, the task can be quite daunting. The country has a seemingly endless set of rules and regulations that can be hard to understand, and even harder to navigate, especially if the company provides any sort of cloud or connectivity service.

The service that Zenlayer provides is a strong one, and could be invaluable to businesses looking to expand overseas…

Zenlayer to debut SDN platform at Capacity Asia

By Zenlayer | November 17, 2016

Zenlayer, a global software defined network and service provider, will be unveiling its SDN platform at Capacity Asia 2016, December 6-7 in Hong Kong.

Zenlayer’s platform combines its foundation of 50+ global data centers and global IP backbone with the virtualization of data center and network functions to provide infrastructure that scales on-demand…

Zenlayer helps to propel LeEco’s Big Bang

By Zenlayer | October 26, 2016

LeCloud, the world’s largest video cloud platform that powers LeEco’s unifying ecosystem of content, platforms, devices and applications, furthers its partnership with Zenlayer, a global software defined network and services provider, in LeEco’s massive expansion in the U.S…

Zenlayer bolsters European backbone with Interxion

By Zenlayer | August 18, 2016

INTERXION HOLDING NV (NYSE: INXN), a leading provider of carrier and cloud-neutral colocation data center services in Europe, announced that Zenlayer, a global network and service provider of SDN technology, has installed a Point of Presence (PoP) in Interxion’s data center campus in Madrid.

With its expansion into Spain, Zenlayer broadens its global footprint…

Zenlayer becomes silver sponsor of PeeringDB

By Zenlayer | August 16, 2016

Zenlayer joins Microsoft, Facebook and others in supporting PeeringDB, an online database that facilitates the exchange of information related to Peering. Since its inception in 2004, PeeringDB has become the default location for Internet peering data.

Zenlayer has been actively building up its peering network and now has close to 300 global peers.

Zenlayer connects directly to CN2 – China Telecom’s premier global network

By Zenlayer | June 14, 2016

Zenlayer’s Los Angeles data center is now directly connected to CN2 – China Telecom’s Next Generation Carrier Network.

When most of China Telecom’s U.S. – China connections were down recently on June 9, CN2 was fully operational and did not experience any packet loss…

Zenlayer expands with Equinix in EMEA and APAC

By Zenlayer | June 1, 2016

Zenlayer, a global network and service provider of SDN technology, has announced that it is expanding its colocation and hosting capabilities with Equinix, the leading global colocation provider, into Dubai, UAE and Melbourne, Australia…