Wilcon mounts strategic data center space expansion in downtown L.A.

The colocation and interconnection services provider has expanded its data center business by 25 percent at L.A.'s One Wilshire Building.

Wilcon, a provider of fiber-optic and data center infrastructure based in Southern California, announced that it has expanded its data center business by 25 percent at the One Wilshire Building, located in downtown Los Angeles, known as one of the most critical telecom locations on the U.S. West Coast. Wilcon now provides colocation and interconnection services in multiple, connected data center facilities on the 3rd, 12th, 16th and 28th floors of the building.

“This expansion grows our Los Angeles presence, while providing better integration to our extensive fiber network across Southern California,” comments Jon DeLuca, CEO of Wilcon. “As we continue to develop robust infrastructure solutions for our customers, we recognize the critical importance of delivering a leading downtown presence in combination with unparalleled reach throughout the region.”

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Wilcon says its expanded site features new infrastructure, including upgraded utility and redundant power systems, greater cooling capabilities, enhanced security, and full access to Wilcon’s intra-building connectivity. The company’s newest data center will also feature diverse fiber entrances into the One Wilshire Building, bringing direct access to Wilcon’s fiber-optic networks throughout Southern California.

“The new data center expansion and related improvements provide even greater capabilities for our data center and network customers in One Wilshire,” adds Mark Messana, senior VP of data center operations for Wilcon. “Companies searching for secure, reliable facilities with hands-on technical support and high-density network connections will benefit from these features.”

Wilcon notes that its colocation and interconnection services include full-service rack-and-stack capabilities, access to high-speed IP transit service, and "the ability to connect to virtually any carrier or enterprise company in the downtown Los Angeles telecom ecosystem."

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