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Zenlayer Recognized in The Financial Times List of The Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies 2021

Tue 27, 04 2021

Zenlayer, a global edge cloud services provider with over 180 PoPs and expertise in fast-growing emerging markets like Southeast Asia, India, South America and Africa, has been recognized by The Financial Times as one of The Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies 2021. This prestigious award is presented by The Financial Times in partnership with Statista, the world’s leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider.

Zenlayer’s rank at No. 3 on The Americas’ Fastest Growing Telecom Company list and overall rank of No. 229 across all industries, was determined through a rigorous screening process that evaluated revenue growth from 2016 to 2019.

“It is a great honor to be recognized in The Financial Times list of The Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies 2021,” said Joe Zhu, Zenlayer Founder and CEO. “I would like to thank our team for their hard work and our customers for trusting us to help grow and scale their businesses. We have made tremendous progress and I’m looking forward to our continued success.”

Zenlayer’s hyper growth is made possible by the continued trend of digital enterprises going global. As enterprise IT increases focus on quick new market entry, service proximity to customers and placement of specific workloads based on business, regulatory, and geopolitical impacts, Zenlayer’s distributed edge cloud platform and emerging market expertise come in handy to tackle the challenges. Customer satisfaction with Zenlayer’s customized solutions, high quality services and convenience as a one-stop-shop is another reason for its continued growth.

“Zenlayer’s impressive 55.3% revenue CAGR from 2016 to 2019, and our continued growth since, is a testament to our employees’ hard work and dedication to providing customers with the best possible edge cloud solutions for their IT infrastructure needs,” said Nikhil Vasa, Zenlayer’s Chief Financial Officer.

Zenlayer offers a wide range of edge cloud services such as Bare Metal Cloud (Bare Metal Compute), Cloud Networking and Global Intelligent Accelerator (GIA). Businesses across industries such as gaming, streaming, and eLearning, have been leveraging these to achieve ultra-low latency, reduce costs, increase flexibility and build on-demand connectivity worldwide. Zenlayer is constantly innovating its edge cloud technology stack to meet the growing needs for better end-user digital experience. For more information about Zenlayer, visit

About The Financial Times List of The Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies 2021

The Financial Times Ranking of Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies 2021 is comprised of companies that contribute most heavily to economic growth. There are 500 companies featured in the list, which was announced on April 13, 2021. This is the second time The Financial Times has published the list, which sees companies awarded based on their Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR). View it on The Financial Times website here.

About Zenlayer

Zenlayer ( offers on-demand edge cloud services in over 180 PoPs around the world, with expertise in fast-growing emerging markets like Southeast Asia, India, China, and South America. Businesses utilize Zenlayer’s global edge cloud platform to instantly improve digital experiences for their users with ultra-low latency and worldwide connectivity on demand.

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