Wilcon launches Rapid Connect service, targets international carriers to establish U.S. presence

A data center
Rapid Connect bundles power and internet service and Wilcon’s interconnection point on the West Coast with a mix of what it says are “flexible packages.”

Wilcon has introduced its Rapid Connect service, giving international service providers and content providers an on-ramp to establish network infrastructure inside the United States within 10 business days.

Rapid Connect bundles power and internet service and Wilcon’s interconnection point on the West Coast with a mix of what it says are “flexible packages.”

“Wilcon is seeing a huge demand from carriers, cloud and service providers in the Asia Pacific region that require a seamless, cost-effective way to fast-track their U.S. presence,” said Will Frederickson, SVP of sales and marketing for Wilcon, in a release. “By starting small and scaling with Wilcon’s flexible space, power, and connectivity services, Rapid Connect is a savvy way for cloud startups to power their business and scale up as their company grows.”

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Customers that sign up for Rapid Connect will get access to various colocation space configurations, including a mix of ½ cabinet, full rack, custom-sized cages, power, and connectivity services from 10 Mbps to 100G. Wilcon is also offering connectivity to three data centers located in downtown Los Angeles at 624 South Grand Avenue (One Wilshire Building), 530 West 6th St. and 609 West 7th St.


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Service providers can also get immediate connectivity to large cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services. Wilcon complements the connectivity and infrastructure with its on-site technical support team, remote hands options and carrier-grade proactive monitoring.

Being able to offer such services is important for Wilcon’s international customers not only today but also in the future as it becomes part of Crown Castle. Existing and new Wilcon customers will be able to access an even larger fiber footprint for those looking to deepen their U.S. footprint.

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