Tech in the Tropics Thanks to Tier-1 Connectivity
Today’s innovation-driven companies – including information technology, data centers and other IT-related industries – are taking root and flourishing in the U.S. Virgin Islands. With all of the islands providing access to Tier-1 fiber optic networks, companies that need lots of broadband and consistent data will find plenty of both in the USVI.
Leading information technology companies in the U.S. Virgin Islands include:
- United Electronic Industries Services, LLC (UEIS) : Located in St. Thomas, UEIS is a leader in the computer-based data acquisition and control industry, providing high quality hardware and software manufactured in the USVI. UEIS sells its technology products to automotive, aerospace, petroleum/refining, simulation, semiconductor, medical, HVAC, and power generation companies and other industries.
- U.S. Viking: U.S. Viking is a premier technology firm located in St. Croix, with its primary product being ENPS, a newsroom computer system marketed by the Associated Press.
In addition, numerous smaller tech companies are thriving at the RTPark, a research and technology park operated by the University of the Virgin Islands in St. Croix. RTPark offers businesses access to 64 West, the first and only carrier-neutral provider of managed services and collocation in the USVI with a point of presence and data center traversing the fiber switching facilities of AT&T and Level 3 (Global Crossing). E-commerce companies seeking competitive advantage can find it here with mission critical telecommunications and managed services including hosting and transaction processing services.