10 May 2016
| Natalie Bolger
LightRiver Technologies has teamed with Wilcon, a West Coast US provider of best-in-class fibre network and data centre infrastructure, to design, deploy and support new Ethernet products and capabilities
Using Ciena’s programmable platform, Wilcon
will be able to scale its 3,000 mile fibre network in support
of on-demand applications that include cloud services,
streaming media and content distribution.
"As a fibre optic network operator in Southern California,
we are constantly improving our network in ways that will
exceed the bandwidth needs of today’s data-driven
society," said Reginald Scales, SVP sales and marketing at
Wilcon. "We are pleased to work once again with our expert and
reliable partners, LightRiver and Ciena, in our mission to
enhance our metro ethernet capabilities."
Mike Jonas, president of global sales and marketing for
LightRiver, said: "The alliance between Wilcon and LightRiver
empowers Wilcon to focus tightly on the needs of its customers,
enabling faster growth on Wilcon Ethernet products."
Partnering with LightRiver as Wilcon’s next
generation transport solutions provider for virtual
engineering, implementation and support, has allowed more
resources to be aimed at the needs of the customer, say the
companies, which helps to accelerate growth.