vXchnge and Megaport Augment Cloud Connectivity Decisions for Data Center Customers
by Justin Hughes
TAMPA, FL — vXchnge, extended its partnership with Megaport (USA), Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Megaport Limited, a leading global Network as a Service (NaaS) provider. With the expanded partnership, Megaport empowers vXchnge to deliver – elastic interconnection and direct cloud connectivity services, enabled by Software Defined Networking (SDN), in eight vXchnge data centers in strategic growth markets.
Ernest Sampera, CMO of vXchnge, said, “Increasingly, our customers want to deploy hybrid cloud solutions, so by incorporating Megaport’s elastic interconnection in our data centers, our customers gain choices, speed and flexibility with a secure connection to over 300 service providers. This enables them to choose vXchnge as the platform for their digital transformations from standalone to hybrid architectures.”
By working alongside Megaport in its Austin, Minneapolis, Nashville, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Portland, Santa Clara and St. Louis colocation data centers, vXchnge customers can flexibly scale bandwidth to optimize capacity so they pay only for what they use. Customers can access multiple service providers over the SDN and manage direct, multi-cloud connectivity, on demand and through a highly-intuitive self-serve portal.
According to a 2018 Forbes article on the fastest growing U.S. cities, vXchnge data centers are situated in some of the rapidest growing U.S. cities including: Austin, Nashville and Portland. The ability to provide premium data centers in strategic growth cities sets vXchnge apart from its competitors.
Nicole Cooper, Executive Vice President, Americas, Megaport, said, “We’re continuing to expand our capabilities within vXchnge data centers in key growth markets. Through vXchnge, we’re extending Megaport’s service footprint to more of the locations where enterprises are building their next generation cloud architectures in the U.S.”
vXchnge customers using the Megaport ecosystem receive access to rapid provisioning capabilities and the ability to directly link with leading global cloud service providers, including Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud, Salesforce, Oracle Cloud, and Alibaba Cloud.
About vXchnge: vXchnge is an award-winning carrier-neutral colocation services provider dedicated to improving the business performance of its customers. vXchnge delivers unmatched brand protection and reliability to global and emerging growth brands through its Datacenter-as-a-service solution. Companies can leverage vXchnge’s interconnections and strategically located data centers to enable their digital transformations and cloud architectures. The company is headquartered in Tampa, Florida.
About Megaport: Megaport is a global leading Network as a Service (NaaS) provider. Using Software Defined Networking (SDN), the Company’s global platform enables customers to rapidly connect their network to other services across the Megaport Network. The Company’s extensive footprint in Australia, Asia Pacific, North America, and Europe, provides a neutral platform that spans many key data center providers across various markets. The Megaport SDN connects over 1000 customers throughout over 230 data centers globally. 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, IBM Direct Link Cloud Exchange provider, Salesforce Express Connect Partner.