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AWS Direct Connect – Now Available in Four Additional Locations

AWS Direct Connect lets you create a dedicated network connection between your office, data center, or colocation facility to an AWS Region. You might want to do this for privacy, to reduce your network costs, or to get a more consistent network experience than is possible across the Internet.

We launched AWS Direct Connect in US East (Northern Virginia) this past summer and we expanded it to Silicon Valley shortly thereafter.

Today we are making Direct Connect available in four more locations. Here’s the complete list of Regions and the associated data centers:

Two of the locations listed above are not in the same city as the associated AWS Region. These locations provide you with additional flexibility when connecting to AWS from those cities.

You can initiate the Direct Connect provisioning process by simply filling out a form:

— Jeff;


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Jeff Barr

Jeff Barr

Jeff Barr is Chief Evangelist for AWS. He started this blog in 2004 and has been writing posts just about non-stop ever since.