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Press Release -- October 14th, 2015
Source: Verizon

Verizon’s Secure Cloud Interconnect service expands into Latin America, deepens European, U.S. footprint

Now offering service in more than 30 global locations including Latin America, Europe, North America and the Asia-Pacific region

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Oct. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Verizon Enterprise Solution’s Secure Cloud Interconnect service is expanding and deepening its footprint globally with expansion into Latin America and additional sites in Europe and the U.S.  These include Sao Paulo; Frankfurt and Russelsheim, Germany; and New York and Los Angeles in the U.S.

Verizon’s Secure Cloud Interconnect service, a software-defined networking offering, helps enterprises seamlessly connect, manage and secure their cloud environments that often extend across multiple clouds and data centers around the globe.

In total, Secure Cloud Interconnect service now offers secure, private connections to six cloud providers (Amazon Web Services, Google, HP, Microsoft Azure Express Route for Microsoft Office 365/Skype for Business/Government Cloud, Salesforce; Verizon ) and three data center providers (Equinix, CoreSite, and Verizon) at more than 30 global locations in the Americas, Latin America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.

[Editor’s Note: Click here for related announcement highlighting the availability of Verizon Secure Cloud Interconnect to U.S.-based public sector organizations across federal, state and local, education and public safety sectors.]

A Truly Integrated Experience

Enterprises using cloud, hybrid cloud and colocations solutions from any of the cloud and/or data center providers connected to Secure Cloud Interconnect can take advantage of Verizon’s Private IPnetworking solution that features consumption-based bandwidth, pre-provisioned on-demand resources, controlled application performance, multiple classes of service and usage-based billing models.

Rapid, on-demand provisioning via a centralized online portal reduces deployment time and maintenance requirements for Secure Cloud Interconnect customers.

Secure Cloud Interconnect customers are able to securely access their mission-critical applications in the cloud via either their mobile devices or from their office laptops. This distinction enables enterprises to offer users a truly integrated experience — no matter what device they use or where they use it — to access information, content and applications.

“Verizon’s Secure Cloud Interconnect allows users to connect to applications simply, securely and reliably,” said Shawn Hakl, vice president of enterprise networking and innovation for Verizon. “SCI customers will find our solution delivers an unbeatable combination of performance, security and efficiency to help enable their digital transformation while reducing the complexity often associated with cloud computing.”

Verizon’s Secure Cloud Interconnect Global Footprint

Verizon’s cloud provider footprint includes the following locations:

  • Amazon Web Services: Sao Paulo; Silicon Valley, Los Angeles and New York; Singapore, Sydney, and Tokyo; London and Frankfurt, Germany
  • Google: Chicago and Denver; and Hong Kong and Singapore
  • HP: Atlanta (2); and Frankfurt and Russelsheim, Germany
  • Microsoft® Azure™ ExpressRoute® and Microsoft ExpressRoute® for Office 365™: Silicon Valley, Washington, D.C.; London; Hong Kong and Sydney
  • Chicago and San Jose, Calif.
  • Verizon Cloud: Sao Paulo; Culpeper, Va., Denver, Miami; and Santa Clara, Calif.; and London and Amsterdam.

Future expansion plans include a significant build out in the Asia-Pacific region slated to be completed this fall.

Verizon Private IP Provides Secure, High-Performance Environment for Cloud Computing

Secure Cloud Interconnect is built on Verizon’s world-class Private IP network that offers any-to-any connectivity of IP, while providing the security and reliability associated with private wide area networking solutions. Using Verizon’s Private IP wireless access feature, Secure Cloud Interconnect is further extended to U.S. users of its world-class 4G LTE service. Available in more than 170 markets around the globe, Private IP delivers scalability, varying classes of service, expansive reach and exceptional service including stringent service level agreements for latency and packet-loss.

Verizon Enterprise Solutions helps clients improve customer experience, drive growth and business performance and manage risk. With industry-specific solutions provided over the company’s secure mobility, cloud, strategic networking, Internet of Things and advanced communications platforms, Verizon Enterprise Solutions helps open new opportunities around the world for innovation, investment and business transformation. Visit to learn more.

About Verizon

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ), headquartered in New York, employs a diverse workforce of 178,500 and generated more than $127 billion in 2014 revenues. Verizon Wireless operates America’s most reliable wireless network, with 109.5 million retail connections nationwide. Verizon also provides converged communications, information and entertainment services over America’s most advanced fiber-optic network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers worldwide. For more information,

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