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What is Cloud Connect?
Traffic is on a private secure path completely isolated from other networks.
Traffic is guaranteed, dedicated, and latency remains consistent.
Reduced data egress fees compared to an internet IPSEC-VPN connection.
Why choose BSO for your cloud connectivity needs?
Gain complete control, design your own service and specify latencies and paths.
Our experience supporting mission-critical traffic for the world’s best companies is channelled into BSO Cloud Connect for an exceptional experience.
Global reach and redundancy
Access to 50+ cloud regions across six continents with each region built using redundant on-ramps for high-availability designs.
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What is Cloud Direct Connect?
Cloud Direct Connect is a networking service that enables organisations to establish a dedicated and private network connection between their on-premises data centre or network and the cloud provider's infrastructure. This service ensures a secure, low-latency, and reliable link for accessing cloud resources, enhancing security and performance compared to traditional public internet connections. Cloud Direct Connect is commonly used for various purposes, including hybrid cloud deployments, disaster recovery, real-time data analytics, and securely connecting branch offices to cloud resources. Different cloud providers offer similar services under various names, such as AWS Direct Connect, Azure ExpressRoute, or Google Cloud Interconnect.
How does Cloud Direct Connect improve network performance?
Cloud Direct Connect improves network performance by minimising latency, providing consistent and secure connections, optimising data transfer, enhancing reliability, and offering cost-efficient data transmission options. These benefits make it a valuable solution for organisations seeking to leverage cloud resources while maintaining control over network performance and security.
Can Cloud Direct Connect support multiple cloud service providers?
Yes, Cloud Direct Connect, specifically Cloud Connect, supports multiple cloud service providers. It forms dedicated paths between an organisation's infrastructure and various cloud environments, including data centres, offices, or colocation spaces. With access from over 240 Points of Presence (POPs), Cloud Connect allows connections to more than 50 cloud on-ramps from leading cloud services providers like AWS, Azure, Google, IBM, Oracle, and Alibaba Cloud. This flexibility enables enterprises to build secure, redundant, and high-performance cloud access solutions tailored to their specific needs, with connection speeds ranging from 50Mbps to 100Gbps.
How secure is BSO Cloud Direct Connect?
BSO Cloud Direct Connect offers a high level of security for organisations. Here are key points that highlight its security:
Dedicated path: BSO Cloud Direct Connect establishes a dedicated and private network connection between an organisation's infrastructure and cloud environments. This private path significantly reduces exposure to security risks associated with public internet connections.
Secure on-ramps: BSO Cloud Direct Connect supports connections to over 50 cloud on-ramps from leading cloud service providers, ensuring that organisations can securely access their chosen cloud ecosystems.
Tailored solutions: BSO's engineers collaborate with enterprises to design custom cloud access solutions that address security, redundancy, and performance requirements specific to each organisation. This tailored approach ensures that security considerations are central to the implementation.
Control over network security: Organisations retain control over their network security configurations, allowing them to implement the necessary security measures, such as firewalls, encryption, and access controls, to safeguard their data and applications.
Network redundancy: BSO Cloud Direct Connect can be designed to provide redundancy, enhancing network availability and minimising the risk of service disruptions.
Performant connectivity options: BSO Cloud Direct Connect supports a wide range of connection speeds, from 50Mbps to 100Gbps, allowing organisations to choose the appropriate level of bandwidth while maintaining security.
Can BSO Cloud Direct Connect support hybrid cloud environments?
Yes, BSO Cloud Direct Connect can support hybrid cloud environments. Hybrid cloud setups typically involve a combination of on-premises infrastructure, private cloud, and public cloud resources. BSO Cloud Direct Connect, with its ability to establish dedicated and private network connections between an organisation's infrastructure and various cloud environments, is well-suited for facilitating secure, low-latency communication between these components.