Wireless infrastructure veteran joins Vapor IO as vice president of business development, telecommunications

Vapor IO, creators of the Kinetic Edge and also the provider of tower-connected edge colocation services, has announced the addition of Alan Bock to its executive team, as vice president of business development, telecommunications, the company said.

A veteran in the telecom industry and a former VP at telco infrastructure provider Crown Castle, Alan will focus on carrier relationships as well as relationships in emerging verticals that include autonomous vehicles and smart cities.

Vapor IO is developing the largest nationwide edge colocation and interconnection platform at the edge of the wireless network. Serving the world´s largest wireless carriers, cloud providers, web-scale companies and other innovative enterprises, the company´s Kinetic Edge combines multi-tenant colocation with software-defined interconnection and high-speed networking. The Kinetic Edge delivers the most flexible, highly distributed edge infrastructure at the edge of the wireless network. The company has deployed its Kinetic Edge in Chicago, IL and has plans to have projects underway in the top 20 markets with 100+ sites by 2020.