IBM Cloud Direct Link_
Our connectivity models_
IBM Cloud Direct Link is not inherently designed to support redundancy, however BSO has built Cloud Connect with high availability options. If you need this requirement, be sure to highlight this when speaking to us.
Direct link dedicated
A dedicated port with IBM owned by you. We provide connectivity to the port.
Direct link connect
We own the port with IBM, providing a secure and dedicated VLAN for each customer requiring a Direct Link connection in a specific region.
Built for speed_
IBM has designed its Direct Cloud Link product to function at the following speeds:
Currently supported regions_
Washington DC (US-East)
London (UK South)
Additional on-net regions_
Although we are yet to interconnect with IBM in these regions, our presence in the same data centre makes deployment quick and easy.
Our Cloud Connect pricing model is identical across all cloud service providers. We charge based on the speed of the connection(s) and the distance from your location to each cloud onramp.
IBM has its own costs that should be considered in addition to BSO's. There are also fees associated with connecting to a cloud using and Internet connection as opposed to Direct Link.
This is a monthly fee that is charged based on the size of the circuit.
Outbound data cost
A set price perGB for all data leaving your AWS region over Direct Connect. A benefit to Direct Connect is that fees are gA set price per GB for all data leaving your IBM region over Direct Link. A benefit to Direct Link is that these fees are greatly reduced when compared to the egress costs associated with an Internet connection to IBM. Reatly reduced when compared to the egress costs associated with an Internet connection to AWS.
BSO is an official IBM technology partner_
Through years of working alongside IBM, we have achieved and maintained our Advanced Technology Partner status. This is a testament to our commitment towards supporting customers with their IBM Cloud Direct Link needs.
Why BSO for IBM Cloud Direct Link?
Gain complete control of your cloud infrastructure by designing your own service with the ability to specify latencies and paths on your cloud connections.
We’ve learned a thing or two supporting mission-critical for the world’s largest high-frequency trading firms and the best technology companies across the world. All of this insight, knowledge and experience is channeled into Cloudlink to an exceptional user experience.
Reach and redundancy
Deliver on your global ambitions by connecting to 30 of the world’s largest cloud service providers, and with many of those locations consisting of multiple onramps, BSO is never far away.
WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY
"BSO develops bespoke ultra low latency cloud connectivity solution for CryptoStruct’s cryptocurrency trading platform."
Thomas Schmeling Chief Executive Officer at CryptoStruct