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Google Cloud Interconnect & Colt

Secure and reliable connectivity to Google's Cloud platform services

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Secure and reliable connectivity to Google's Cloud platform services

Establish private connectivity from your data centre, office or co-location environment to reduce your network costs, increase bandwidth throughput and provide a more consistent network experience than Internet-based connections.

Under our Direct connect service, we can provide secure and reliable network connectivity between enterprise data centres or office locations and the Google Cloud.

Colt is an trusted connectivity partner with Google Cloud Interconnect (GCI), and we provide Ethernet (with an option managed router add-on) and IP VPN access to the Google Cloud Interconnect private network access points.

Benefits of a secure connection to your Google Cloud:

Secure and private connections

The traffic between any enterprise site and Direct connect access Point of Presence is routes entirely across the Colt network, so that customers can be assured that their mission critical traffic is safe in our hands

An intelligent cloud with an intelligent network

Colt's award-winning network services are provided with a high degree of resilience. Moreover, customers have a number of enhanced configuration options for Disaster Recovery and High Availability purposes.

Flex bandwidth in line with unpredictable demand

Colt operates one of the lowest latency networks in Europe and Asia, so data is routed over the lowest-latency paths to the AWS cloud, to create the most seamless performance possible.

Guaranteed latency & Service-Level Agreements

Making your traffic independent of the internet means that your customers and your business users can enjoy consistent performance from your apps, without drops in performance that are out of your control

Faster and more secure networking

With our managed cloud services you get more choice than with just standard cloud connect: from a wide range of bandwidths, to several resilience and diversity options.

Get advice and help setting up the best, and most efficient, cloud network for your business with our dedicated, knowledgeable customer support team, with our 24/7 multilingual support facility which supports our service SLA. Our proposition is recognised every year by the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) as industry-leading.

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Your hybrid cloud solution

Colt & Google make it easy to establish a dedicated network connection from your premises to your cloud through Google Cloud Interconnect.

Through the use of Colt’s Dedicated Cloud Access (DCA) offering powered by The Colt IQ Network, Colt will be able to give customers a hybrid cloud networking experience that provides increased resilience, low latency and access to their core applications securely.

Colt's hybrid networking experience aligns with Google’s Anthos platform, with both organisations knowing that enterprises are increasingly utilising hybrid cloud infrastructures, but not wanting to compromise when it comes to security or add complexity to their processes.

On Demand Capability

Colt Dedicated Cloud Access service is also available On Demand to disrupt and transform the users experience. Thanks to SDN technology, our customers benefit from real-time ordering, provisioning and service flexing through a self-serving portal.

This includes a range of connectivity options that have been customised for better integration into the Google cloud, such as Point-to-Point Ethernet for customers who need to connect a single site, and IP-VPN for customers who want to share AWS access across multiple sites.

Accessing the Google Cloud

AWS separates access points (“PoP”) from the Data Centres (“regions”) in which the services are housed.

Colt can provide direct fibre based connectivity into the majority of Google's PoPs in Europe and Asia Pacific, which simplifies speeds provisioning, and provides optimum traffic routes for customers. Moreover, Colt addresses your business locations with connections into 212 cities globally. More than 27,500 direct fibre connected buildings and 900+ third party data centres. With Colt’s worldwide connectivity network, we ease the way to connect your network into the cloud.

To find out more about our presence in these locations, send us an email or chat to an advisor

Service Features

Dedicated Cloud Access includes a range of connectivity options that have been customized for better integration into the Google Cloud.

Google Cloud Interconnect Partner supports upto 10Gbps connections through a shared NNI with Google.

The Google Cloud Interconnect Dedicated port supports up to 10Gbps bandwidth services and is fully delivered on request with a cross connect to Google that is dedicated to you.

Please find below the bandwidth options available:

Google Cloud Interconnect (GCI) Google Cloud Interconnect Partner 50Mbps-10Gbps 10Mbps-10Gbps
Google Cloud Interconnect Dedicated 10Gbps 1Gbps-10Gbps

Why choose Colt?

Easily manage your access bandwidth, connections and pricing on-demand with our easy to use customer portal

Colt is your single partner - there is no need for multiple suppliers and various network contracts

Our service level agreement provides targets for service delivery, availability and time to settle payments - all supported by competitive guarantees.

Our award-winning customer service is backed up by some of the best Net Promoter Scores in the industry

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