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Press Release -- August 2nd, 2018
Source: databank, megaport

DataBank Announces On-Demand Global Network Connectivity with Megaport

Partnership Fuels Scalable Access to Public Cloud Environments

DALLAS, Aug. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — 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 DallasKansas CityMinneapolisPittsburgh and Salt Lake City.

DataBank logo (PRNewsfoto/DataBank)

“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

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About DataBank
DataBank is a leading provider of enterprise-class data center, cloud, and interconnection services, offering customers 100% uptime availability of data, applications, and infrastructure. DataBank’s managed data center services are anchored in world-class facilities. Our customized technology solutions are designed to help customers effectively manage risk, improve their technology performance, and allow them to focus on their core business objectives. DataBank is headquartered in the historic former Federal Reserve Bank Building, in downtown Dallas, TX. For additional information on DataBank locations and services, please visit or call 1 (800) 840-7533.

About Megaport
Megaport is a global leading provider of Elastic Interconnection services. Using Software Defined Networking (SDN), the Company’s platform enables customers to rapidly connect their network to other services across the Megaport Network. Services can be directly controlled by customers via mobile devices, their computer, or our open API. The Company’s extensive footprint in AustraliaAsia PacificNorth America, and Europe, provides a neutral platform that spans many key data centre providers across various markets.

Established in 2013 and founded by Bevan Slattery, Megaport built the world’s first SDN-based Elastic Interconnection platform designed to provide the most secure, seamless, and on-demand way for enterprises, networks, and services to interconnect. Led by Vincent English, Megaport was built by a highly experienced team with extensive knowledge in building large scale global carrier networks and connects over 1000 customers in more than 220 data centres globally. Megaport is an Alibaba Cloud Technology Partner, Oracle Cloud Partner, AWS Technology Partner, AWS Networking Competency Partner, Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute Partner, Google Cloud Interconnect, IBM Direct Link Cloud Exchange provider, and Salesforce Express Connect Partner.

Megaport, Virtual Cross Connect, VXC, and MegaIX are registered trademarks of Megaport (Services) Pty Ltd ACN 607 432 646.

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