FiberLight launches new cloud connect service

16 May 2018 | James Pearce

FiberLight has launched a new cloud connect service, offering customers dedicated connectivity to cloud providers including the likes of Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, IBM, Oracle and Google Cloud.

The FiberLight Cloud Connect service was initially made available in the Washington DC area but has now been extended across Atlanta, Dallas, Tampa, and Northern Virginia, with multiple cloud exchange providers now connected to the service.

The aim of the product is to help FiberLight’s customer base reduce costs compared to on-premise and public internet cloud connectivity solutions. It sees the metro and long-haul fibre firm provide a dedicate path across its infrastructure with bandwidth capabilities between 100Mbps and 10Gbps.

"As an increasing number of enterprises move toward hybrid cloud architectures, finding an effective way to access and scale connectivity to various cloud platforms has become important to maintain business productivity while reducing costs," said Marc Dyman, EVP and chief revenue officer for FiberLight.  

"Using FiberLight’s new Cloud Connect service, our customers will be able to access key cloud providers with dedicated fibre connectivity from commercial buildings in our core markets. FiberLight’s state-of-the-art fibre network will enable greater reliability and performance of critical applications in the cloud while increasing the volume of customers to our data centre partners."

Topics: FiberLight, AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, cloud, IBM Cloud, USA