365 Data Centers reaches public clouds via Megaport

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365 Data Centers' partnership with Megaport allows it to offer secure services to public clouds. (Pixabay)

365 Data Centers can now offer direct connectivity to the major public cloud service providers thanks to a partnership with Megaport.

Using Megaport’s SDN-based interconnection fabric, 365 customers can now combine its private cloud service offerings with a direct on-ramp service to leading public clouds to meet their specific virtual service requirements. 

365’s new service, which is called 365 Global Connect, provides scalable, on-demand connectivity to public clouds such as Alibaba Cloud, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud, Microsoft Azure, Nutanix, Oracle, Salesforce and SAP.

"365 Data Centers chose to partner with Megaport because it is the most competitive elastic cloud provider in the industry with unparalleled service and reach,” said Bob DeSantis, CEO of 365 Data Centers, in a statement. “As a data center, network services, cloud and other managed services operator, 365 is an industry leader in optimizing redundancy and cost-efficiency for customers of our hybrid IT service offerings. 365 Global Connect further enhances 365 Data Centers’ value proposition for our existing and prospective customers.”

Megaport has more than 120 cloud on-ramps globally, which help IT stakeholders use public clouds as part of their hyper-converged and hybrid cloud strategies, according Megaport's Eric Troyer, chief marketing officer.

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365 Data Centers is a provider of hybrid data center solutions in 10 edge markets. With data centers in Boca Raton, Buffalo, Chicago, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Indianapolis, Nashville, Philadelphia, New York City and Tampa that serve as regional hubs for carriers, the company operates a total of 169,000 square feet of data center space.

It also has a redundant, low latency nationwide fiber network. 365 Data Centers has direct connectivity into Network Access Point (NAP) of the Americas, which is 750,000 square foot data center and Internet exchange point in Miami, Florida, operated by Equinix.