PRESS RELEASE — Los Angeles, CA, (November 12, 2014) – Wilcon, the premier west coast provider of fiber optic and data center infrastructure, announced today that it is lighting its fiber optic network, stretching 3,000 miles and connecting 1,000 on-net locations, including major data centers, collocation facilities, enterprise locations and wireless communications sites throughout Southern
With its new 100G network, Wilcon now offers scalable Ethernet and Wavelength services, as well as Internet access, throughout Southern California from Los Angeles to San Diego. The network will be live in the first quarter of 2015.
Filling a void for network services to support bandwidth-intensive demands among Southern California’s businesses, as well as the increasing network agility required by wireless carriers and other telecommunications service providers, the new network is the result of Wilcon’s collaboration with Ciena and LightRiver Technologies, an integrator of network transport
solutions for mission-critical networks.
The new network will propel the growth of technology in Southern California by delivering ultrabroadband capabilities with the utmost security and reliability to customers in a wide variety of industries including:
• Media and entertainment professionals and production houses seeking solutions to speed digital content creation and distribution in pre- and post-production.
• Healthcare providers requiring precise information to make split-second decisions for the best patient care by transferring massive imaging files and meeting stringent compliance requirements.
• Educators and research institutions that spur learning and innovation by exchanging
ideas locally and globally over ever-expanding networks.
• Wireless carriers with exponentially increasing bandwidth requirements to suppor