Global Switch, a large-scale, carrier-neutral colocation and data center services provider, has announced that Level 3 Communications’ Cloud Connect Solutions will be available from its data centers across Europe and Asia-Pacific.
The new service offered by Level 3 will connect Global Switch’s customers, including systems integrators, financial institutions, enterprises and government organizations, to Level 3 Cloud Connect’s growing ecosystem. Level 3 Cloud Connect provides customers with secured network connectivity to a range of leading cloud hosting providers, including Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform.
By leveraging Level 3’s virtual private network (VPN) services, Global Switch‘s customers will be able to utilize pre-established interconnections and scale their bandwidth on demand. In a hybrid cloud environment, transferring large data sets is expedited with greater bandwidth capacity, which also improves the performance of real-time voice and data feeds. Customers would be able to migrate and operate business-critical applications in a hybrid cloud environment that delivers greater performance, security and flexibility.
“We are delighted to now have Level 3 Cloud Connect solutions available at Global Switch‘s data centres throughout Europe and Asia-Pacific,” said Steven Potts, Global Switch’s Regional Connectivity Director, Europe. “With many of our customers adopting cloud-based solutions, the importance of secure, reliable and scalable connectivity options only increases. Level 3’s developing cloud ecosystem is a very valuable addition to the solution set available to our customers today.”