Cologix provides AWS Direct Connect in Vancouver

Customers in British Columbia planning to build hybrid cloud deployments with Amazon Web Services (AWS) now have an optimized solution to do so via Cologix´s data centre in Vancouver, BC. Cologix, a network neutral interconnection and data centre company, has announced the availability of AWS Direct Connect cloud service in its Vancouver data centre, the company said.

With AWS Direct Connect, customers can connect their infrastructure via a secure and private connection to the AWS Cloud to improve performance and reduce costs compared to onramps via the public Internet.

The Vancouver deployment of AWS Direct Connect with Cologix provides customers secure access to the AWS Canada region. The node will reside at Cologix´s VAN2 data centre. This is an ideal location to connect given the density of interconnection options and enterprise grade infrastructure. As Vancouver´s colocation data centre provider, Cologix provides connectivity to 40+ unique networks and direct access to the Vancouver Internet Exchange (VANIX).

In addition to native AWS Direct Connect in Montreal, Columbus and now, Vancouver, Cologix offers its customers in Dallas, Northern New Jersey and Toronto access to AWS Direct Connect via the Cologix Cloud Connect Platform. Customers also have a choice of multiple APN Technology and Consulting Partners to access AWS Direct Connect.

Cologix´s Cloud Connect Platform provides more on-ramp solutions to public clouds, more direct connections to best-in-breed cloud service providers select managed services and access to more independent Internet exchanges than any other provider across its footprint.

Cologix provides reliable, secure, scalable data center and interconnection solutions from 24 prime interconnection locations across 9 strategic North American edge markets. Over 1,600 network, managed services, cloud, media, content, financial services and enterprise customers trust Cologix to support their business-critical infrastructure and connect them to customers, vendors and partners.