Metro Bytes: Wilcon, FiberLight, Cleareon, 123.Net

May 16th, 2017 by · Leave a Comment

Lots of news this week from ITW, and I'm on the road (not at ITW) so I'm already behind!  Here's a quick rundown of some items from the metro space.

Wilcon has launched a new Rapid Connect service down in southern California. The offering bundles colo space in One Wilshire with connectivity to the company's other locations and to cloud providers and other web destinations. They're responding to demand from carriers and cloud providers in APAC looking for a fast way to turn up US infrastructure. \

FiberLight's network in Texas is still growing. The builder and operator has begun providing service along a longhaul expansion route to the Rio Grande valley and the Texas-Mexico border. They have built fiber into the McAllen Data Center, where connections can be had to international carriers with connectivity down into Mexico.

Cleareon has augmented its portfolio with a new service assurance platform. The company has launched the platform on its NYC metro area network to monitor end-to-end circuit performance. Cleareon expanded into the lit services world last year with the acquisition of Pangaea Networks.

And late last week 123Net revealed an expansion project up in western Michigan. The regional colo and network provider is adding 25 miles of high capacity fiber in downtown Grand Rapids as well as two separate 10 mile fiber rings north and northwest of the city. The company is also adding space to its data center in Grand Rapids.

Categories: Datacenter · Metro fiber

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