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Press Release -- February 21st, 2018
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PacketFabric Announces Private Cloud Connectivity to Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute

PacketFabric to Offer Access to Azure ExpressRoute Over PacketFabric’s Automated Connectivity-as-a-Service Platform

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CULVER CITY, Calif., Feb. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PacketFabric, the highly scalable Connectivity-as-a-Service (CaaS) platform and a member of the NantWorks ecosystem of companies, announces today that it will provide private network connectivity from any of its 150+ on-net locations across the United States to Microsoft using Azure ExpressRoute.

PacketFabric has created a dedicated cloud connectivity product called PacketCOR, which will allow its customers to establish direct, secure connections to cloud service products, including Azure ExpressRoute.

“We’ve seen a lot of demand for connectivity to Microsoft Azure from our enterprise customers,” says Jezzibell Gilmore, SVP of Business Development at PacketFabric. “Our integration with Microsoft for connectivity to ExpressRoute will offer our customers private, secure access to Azure for business-critical uses such as data migration, disaster recovery, and high-performance cloud computing.”

Ross Ortega, Partner PM Manager of Azure Networking, Microsoft Corp., adds, “We’re pleased to add PacketFabric as an option for companies to connect to Microsoft Azure through Azure ExpressRoute. PacketFabric customers will benefit from the productivity, intelligence and hybrid capabilities of Azure, supporting our mutual customers in their cloud journey.”

PacketFabric is currently available in more than 150 data centers across the United States, delivering automated, highly scalable, and reliable connectivity between any two or more points on its fabric.

For more information about PacketFabric, visit www.packetfabric.com.

About PacketFabric

PacketFabric redefines how companies procure, consume, and manage their network connectivity services. Leveraging an innovative, entirely automated SDN-based network architecture and the latest in optical and packet switching technology, PacketFabric enables dynamic, real-time connectivity services between major carrier-neutral colocation facilities at terabit-scale. PacketFabric facilitates coast-to-coast connectivity between more than 150 premier colocation facilities across 17 U.S. markets, and enables simple, cost-effective, and scalable network deployment via its advanced Application Program Interface (API) and web-based portal. For more information, visit www.packetfabric.com or connect with PacketFabric on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

About NantWorks 

NantWorks, LLC, founded by renowned physician scientist and inventor of the first human nanoparticle chemotherapeutic agent Abraxane®, Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, is the umbrella organization for the following entities: NantHealth, NantMobileHealth, NantOmics, NantBio, NantCell, NantPharma, NantCapital and NantCloud. Fact-based and solution-driven, each of NantWorks’ division entities operates at the nexus of innovation and infrastructure. The core mission of NantWorks is convergence and a systems approach to human biology: to develop and deliver a diverse range of technologies that accelerates innovation, broaden the scope of scientific discovery, enhance ground-breaking research, and improve healthcare treatment for those in need. NantWorks is building an integrated fact-based, genomically and proteomically-informed, personalized approach to the delivery of care and the development of next generation diagnostics and therapeutics for life threatening diseases such as Cancer, Infectious Diseases and Alzheimer’s. For more information please ‎www.nantworks.com and follow Dr. Soon-Shiong on Twitter at @DrPatSoonShiong.

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