20 February 2018
| Alan Burkitt-Gray
PacketFabric is to provide private network connectivity to Microsoft for its customers in the US using Azure ExpressRoute.
The connectivity-as-a-service (CaaS) company says the
service will be available from more than 150 locations.
"We’ve seen a lot of demand for connectivity to
Microsoft Azure from our enterprise customers," said Jezzibell
Gilmore, SVP of business development at PacketFabric. "Our
integration with Microsoft for connectivity to ExpressRoute
will offer our customers private, secure access to Azure for
business-critical uses such as data migration, disaster
recovery and high-performance cloud computing."
The California-based company says its dedicated cloud
connectivity product, PacketCOR, will allow its customers to
establish direct, secure connections to cloud service products,
including Azure ExpressRoute.
Ross Ortega, partner PM manager of Azure Networking at
Microsoft, added: "We’re pleased to add
PacketFabric as an option for companies to connect to Microsoft
Azure through Azure ExpressRoute. PacketFabric customers will
benefit from the productivity, intelligence and hybrid
capabilities of Azure, supporting our mutual customers in their
PacketFabric says it is available in more than 150 colocation
facilities in 17 US markets.