Network as a Service provider Megaport has now has enabled direct connectivity for customers to Salesforce, one of the global leaders in CRM. The launch of Megaport’s “elastic” interconnection service would provide direct, scalable connectivity to the Salesforce cloud-based Platform.
As a Salesforce Express Connect Partner, Megaport can boost performance, increase application reliability, as well as help meet industry regulatory and compliance demands by establishing a direct, private connection to the Salesforce infrastructure through its global SDN.
“Salesforce has revolutionized the way that businesses go to market and has fundamentally transformed how companies build digital relationships with customers,” said Vincent English, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Megaport. “This agreement enables both companies to help drive protected, private, direct connectivity. Megaport has developed a set of tools and features that make it very easy for organizations of all sizes and varying technical capabilities to directly connect to the Salesforce Platform.”
U.S. and EMEA Availability
Connectivity with Megaport to the Salesforce Platform is available in two markets from North America and one market from EMEA. Initial markets and data centers include San Jose, Ashburn, and Frankfurt. Additional data centers are in the planning phases for 2018.
“We are thrilled that Megaport has been recognized as a Salesforce Express Connect partner and is helping global companies across industries connect with their customers in new ways,” said John Carney, SVP Industries, Communications and Media, Salesforce. “Megaport’s industry expertise in network connectivity and innovative Network as a Service model will benefit our mutual customers and help boost performance.”
Megaport users will be able to provision private, secured, and direct connections to the Salesforce Platform services from 185+ Megaport enabled data centers.
As a Network as a Service provider, Megaport is an Alibaba Cloud Technology Partner, Oracle Cloud Partner, AWS Technology Partner, AWS Networking Competency Partner, Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute Partner, Google Cloud Interconnect Partner, and IBM Direct Link Cloud Exchange provider, and Salesforce Express Connect Partner.