Pacnet enables hybrid IT environment deployment with AWS Direct Connect

Written by Jasmine Desai | Mumbai | Updated: Apr 16 2014, 20:14pm hrs
Pacnet announced support for Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect, giving customers the opportunity to leverage its network and data center infrastructure to establish dedicated private network connections to build and manage hybrid cloud computing deployments.

The AWS Direct Connect service with Pacnet will to dynamically manage application workloads across the AWS cloud and private IT environments. Customers hosted atPacnets Tier III data center facilities in Singapore, Sydney, and Tokyo, as well as through any network Point-of-Presence (PoPs) across the Asia-Pacific region utilizing Global Ethernet International Private Leased Line (EIPL) and MPLS-based Global IP VPN service will be able to get high-performance and cost-efficient access to AWS.

Our support for AWS Direct Connect, together with the commercial launch of Pacnet Enabled Network, provides enterprises with ability to match their network usage to their compute and storage, creating even greater value in a hybrid IT cloud computing environment, said Jim Fagan, President of Managed Services at Pacnet.

Customers can rapidly deploy high-performance private networks to AWS Direct Connect from metro, national and international locations, with scalable bandwidth options from 50 Megabits per second (Mbps) to 10 Gigabits per second (Gbps) and can access multiple resources on AWS Direct Connect via multiple virtual connections (VLANs) over a single Ethernet service and provision connectivity on a dedicated port and a per VLAN basis.