Colt Supports Hybrid Network Connections to Google Cloud with Colt Dedicated Cloud Access
London, 1 May 2018 — Colt Technology Services today announced support for Google Cloud Partner Interconnect, a service from Google Cloud that allows customers to connect to the Google Cloud Platform from anywhere.
Google Cloud Partner Interconnect is a new product in the Google Cloud Interconnect family. Last September, Google announced Dedicated Interconnect, which provides higher-speed and lower cost connectivity than VPN, and has become the go-to solution to connect on-premise data centres with the cloud.
With Partner Interconnect, customers can now choose Colt to provide connectivity from their facility to the nearest Google edge point of presence. In addition, they will also be able to select from a variety of subrate interface speeds varying from 50Mbps to 10Gbps.
“Partner Interconnect gives Google Cloud customers even more connectivity choices for hybrid environments,” said John Veizades, product manager, Google Cloud. “Together with Colt, we are making it easier for customers to extend their on-prem infrastructure to the Google Cloud Platform.”
“Colt’s Dedicated Cloud Access service provides customers with secure and reliable private network connectivity to Google Cloud services,” said Peter Coppens, Vice President Product Portfolio, Colt Technology Services. “Colt’s Dedicated Cloud Access service gives businesses a superior cloud networking experience when compared to the public internet. This enables an agile and on-demand cloud environment that is critical for customers’ digital transformation journeys.”
Colt aims to be the leader in enabling customers’ digital transformation through agile and on-demand, high bandwidth solutions. The Colt IQ Network connects over 800 data centres across Europe, Asia and North America’s largest business hubs, with over 25,000 on net buildings and growing.
Colt has built its reputation on putting customers first. Customers include data intensive organisations spanning over 200 cities in nearly 30 countries. Colt is a recognised innovator and pioneer in Software Defined Networks (SDN) and Network Function Virtualisation (NFV). Privately owned, Colt is one of the most financially sound companies in its industry and able to provide the best customer experience at a competitive price. For more information, please visit www.colt.net. Or follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Colt_Technology, Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ColtTechnologyServices/ and LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/colt-technology-services
Nola Pocock – Director – Global Communications, PR & AR