Advantage Strengthens Cloud Connectivity Capabilities with Megaport PartnershipAdvantage Strengthens Cloud Connectivity Capabilities with Megaport Partnership
Megaport’s SDN extends to more than 150 points of presence throughout North America, APAC and Europe, including 54 locations in North America.
June 21, 2017
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Advantage’s David Gardner
Master agent Advantage Communications Group, the voice, connectivity, cloud and managed services provider, has entered a partnership agreement with Megaport that gives Advantage’s clients and sales channels access to high-bandwidth and secure cloud connectivity services through Megaport’s global SDN.
Megaport’s SDN extends to more than 150 points of presence throughout North America, APAC and Europe, including 54 locations in North America. Advantage’s global customer base now can directly connect to a growing community of cloud service providers, including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, Oracle Cloud and Alibaba Cloud, at speeds of up to 10 Gbps with low latency and dedicated bandwidth.
“This partnership with Megaport enables our clients to quickly establish direct connectivity to multiple public cloud providers without the hassle of building out an entire network infrastructure,” said David Gardner, Advantage’s president and CEO. “This not only lowers their cost of cloud adoption, it allows them to expand and innovate at a much faster pace than before.”
“Megaport values the opportunity to work with partners who can further extend our reach,” said Nicole Cooper, Megaport’s executive vice president of the Americas. “We have been extremely impressed by the Advantage team, and are excited to empower their base of clients and partners with a powerful set of tools to give them the edge in building scalable cloud solutions. Direct access to Megaport’s multicloud and service-provider ecosystem, flexible contract terms, rapid provisioning, and global network reach are key to service differentiation.”
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