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DataBank Announces On-Demand Global Network Connectivity with Megaport

DataBank Announces On-Demand Global Network Connectivity with Megaport

Partnership Fuels Scalable Access to Public Cloud Environments

Dallas, TX – August 1, 2018 – DataBank Ltd., a leading provider of business solutions for data center, cloud, connectivity, and managed services, announces the availability of on-demand global network access through its partnership with Megaport, a leading Network as a Service provider. Through Megaport’s Software Defined Network (SDN), DataBank customers will have private, secure access to multiple Cloud Service Providers (CSPs), including Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, and Microsoft Azure.  DataBank will offer Megaport services initially in five of its data center markets, including Dallas, Kansas City, Minneapolis, Pittsburgh and Salt Lake City.

“We are excited to enhance our hybrid colocation capabilities by bringing, secure, scalable and cost-effective public cloud access to our customers,” states Vlad Friedman, CTO for DataBank. “By leveraging Megaport’s infrastructure, our enterprise customers will be able to more fully integrate public cloud capabilities into their colocation and private cloud assets to build true hybrid environments.”

“We really value this partnership because it allows us to expand our ecosystem into a number of  attractive enterprise-focused markets served by DataBank,“ comments Nicole Cooper, EVP of Sales, North America, for Megaport.  “We are confident that DataBank’s industry leading customer base will find significant value in Megaport’s ability to unlock powerful cloud-based solutions by providing on-demand, pay as you go connectivity to the service providers of their choice.”

Benefits of this combined solution enable include:

  • Direct connectivity to multiple public clouds connectivity through a single port
  • Rapid provisioning across one platform via intuitive web portal
  • Access to over 250 global service providers
  • On-demand networking capacity that aligns to cloud consumption models: 1Mbps to 10Gbps
  • Cloud-to-Cloud connectivity via Megaport Cloud Router

To learn more about DataBank, please visit www.databank.com. Follow DataBank on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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About DataBank

DataBank enables the world’s largest enterprises, technology, and content providers to consistently deploy and manage their infrastructure, applications, and data on the right platform, at the right time, in the right place.

Our colocation and edge infrastructure footprint consists of 65+ data centers and 20 interconnection hubs in 27+ markets, on-ramps to an ecosystem of cloud providers, and a modular edge data center platform with virtually unlimited reach.

We combine these platforms with contract portability, managed security, compliance enablement, hands-on support, and a guarantee of 100% uptime availability, to give our customers absolute confidence in their IT infrastructure and the power to create a limitless digital future for their business.

To learn more or tour a facility, visit DataBank.com or call 1(800) 840-7533.

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DataBank Contact:

JP Laqueur
Senior VP, Marketing
jlaqueur@databank.com

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