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Category: AWS Direct Connect

New – Site-to-Site Connectivity with AWS Direct Connect SiteLink

We are launching AWS Direct Connect SiteLink, a new capability of AWS Direct Connect that lets you create connections between your on-premises networks through the AWS global network backbone. Until today, when you needed direct connectivity between your data centers or branch offices, you had to rely on public internet or expensive and hard-to-deploy fixed […]

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New for AWS Transit Gateway – Build Global Networks and Centralize Monitoring Using Network Manager

As your company grows and gets the benefits of a cloud-based infrastructure, your on-premises sites like offices and stores increasingly need high performance private connectivity to AWS and to other sites at a reasonable cost. Growing your network is hard, because traditional branch networks based on leased lines are costly, and they suffer from the same lack […]

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Use AWS Transit Gateway & Direct Connect to Centralize and Streamline Your Network Connectivity

Update (May 2020) – This post was originally published in April 2019 and accidentally unpublished earlier this year. We have re-reviewed it and republished it. Last year I showed you how to Use an AWS Transit Gateway to Simplify Your Network Architecture. As I said at the time: You can connect your existing VPCs, data […]

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New – Gigabit Connectivity Options for Amazon Direct Connect

AWS Direct Connect gives you the ability to create private network connections between your datacenter, office, or colocation environment and AWS. The connections start at your network and end at one of 91 AWS Direct Connect locations and can reduce your network costs, increase throughput, and deliver a more consistent experience than an Internet-based connection. […]

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AWS Direct Connect Update – New Locations in North America and Europe

AWS customers can use AWS Direct Connect to establish a dedicated network connection from their premises to AWS. This gives them a more consistent network experience than a shared, Internet-based connection along with increased throughput and the potential to reduce network costs. We have added several new Direct Connect locations already this year, and are […]

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