Thursday, November 14, 2013

Zayo Builds Out Support for AWS Direct Connect

Zayo announced expansion of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect as an Amazon Partner Network (APN) Technology Partner.

Specifically, Zayo will offer AWS Direct Connect sub-1G hosted connections at all US AWS Direct Connect locations, as well as Telecity in London.  Zayo provides private networks connectivity to each AWS Direct Connect location and offers flat rate Metro/Intercity pricing to its customers for connections directly to AWS in key markets, including New York City, Los Angeles, San Jose, Seattle, Ashburn, Va., and London.


Since 2011, Zayo has provided direct bandwidth up to 10G through AWS Direct Connect portal, and the new APN will enable customers to more easily find high quality technology partners that support the AWS cloud platform.  APN allows customers to establish a private, secure connection directly to AWS platform across Zayo’s expansive network.

“Our support for AWS Direct Connect allows our customers to seamlessly transition onto cloud computing platforms,” says Stephanie Copeland, senior vice president of Ethernet at Zayo Group. “AWS is a pioneer in cloud computing and the APN fully aligns with our goal to provide customers with highly scalable, flexible and cost effective cloud connectivity.

http://www.zayo.com

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