Megaport launches Exchange marketplace

11 April 2017 | Jason McGee-Abe


Megaport has today announced the launch of a new global marketplace to better connect technology providers and customers to meet networking needs.

Megaport logoMegaport Exchange, a marketplace hosted on the Megaport portal (megaport.al), was designed to meet the increasing demand for control of connectivity within the enterprise space by creating a data centre and service provider neutral, self-serve marketplace enabling enterprises to access business critical services on demand.

“Megaport Exchange is an example of the commitment by Megaport to continue evolving and adding value for our customers,” said Vincent English, CEO of Megaport, which built the world’s first SDN-based elastic interconnection platform designed to provide the most secure, seamless, and on-demand way for enterprises, networks, and services to interconnect.

“We’ve added Megaport Exchange to our product suite to enhance the customer experience, enabling them to connect to each other and to partners across our cosystem. We are proud to showcase our providers to the market and continue to be the leader in the networking space. Finding a way to match our powerful ecosystem with our wide customer base was the logical next step for the company and this marketplace aligns perfectly with our vision to make connectivity easy.”

Services can be directly controlled via mobile devices, computers or Megaport’s open API. Megaport connects over 620 customers throughout 150 data centres in 37 cities across 19 countries.