Wilcon Partners With Chapman University To Increase High-Speed Internet Connectivity Between O.C. Campuses

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Implementation of Wilcon’s High-Speed Fiber-Optic Network To Help Higher Education Institution’s Growing Needs

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Wilcon, the leading West Coast provider of fiber-optic and data center infrastructure, today announced plans to provide Orange County-based Chapman University with a high-speed fiber-optic highway between the University’s campuses.

“Our dedication to helping the education field is paramount,” said Jon DeLuca, CEO of Wilcon. “By partnering with Chapman University to help them digitally connect their campuses, Wilcon is strongly supporting the outstanding educational excellence in Southern California.

“We are at the forefront for providing customized fiber-optic solutions to leading learning and research facilities in our region,” DeLuca said. “By continually expanding the reach and capacity of our ultra-broadband data networks, we are able to deliver robust and resilient bandwidth to educational institutions in a scalable, cost-effective way.”

“Our recent and upcoming expansions, such as the new Musco Center for the Arts in Orange and the Rinker Health Science Campus in Irvine, continue to place heavy demands on our network,” said Michael Ferguson, Chapman University’s Network Operations Manager. “Wilcon’s fiber network allows us to seamlessly integrate our campus network with Internet Service Providers as well as connect our multiple locations in a robust and redundant manner. This will allow us to vastly increase our bandwidth, which will encourage students to focus on learning in new and innovative ways. We see great things for the future and look forward to this partnership with Wilcon.”

Technology is transforming education and research. High-speed broadband is an educational equalizer and a learning accelerator, preparing students for success in our global digital economy.

About Wilcon
Founded in 1998, Wilcon is the premier West Coast provider of best-in-class fiber optic network and data center infrastructure. As one of the largest fiber optic networks in Southern California, Wilcon offers vast reach and diverse routes connecting major data centers, enterprise locations and wireless communications sites, as well as the most dense fiber and interconnection infrastructure in downtown Los Angeles. Wilcon delivers dark fiber and ultra-broadband optical services for businesses, wireless carriers and other communications service providers that ensure optimal performance for their mission-critical data traffic and applications. Wilcon also owns and operates leading data center and carrier-neutral colocation facilities in downtown Los Angeles, including its key hub at the One Wilshire Building. For more information, please visit http://www.wilcon.com or contact us at +1 (888)-600-2800 or info(at)wilcon(dot)com.

About Chapman University
Consistently ranked among the top universities in the West, Chapman University provides a uniquely personalized and interdisciplinary educational experience to highly qualified students. Our programs encourage innovation, creativity and collaboration, and focus on developing global citizen-leaders who are distinctively prepared to improve their community and their world. Visit us at www(dot)chapman(dot)edu.

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