Improve application performance by connecting directly to AWS and bypassing the public internet.
Secure your data as it moves between your network and AWS with multiple encryption options.
Reduce your networking costs with low data transfer rates out of AWS.
How it works
Build hybrid networks
Link your AWS and on-premises networks to run AWS services anywhere—in your data center, near large metro areas, or in any AWS Region.
Power real-time applications
Bypass the internet entirely and provide a more consistent low-latency network experience for applications with voice, video, and real-time performance needs.
Manage large data sets
Ensure smooth and reliable data transfers at massive scale—multiple terabytes, or even petabytes—for real-time analysis, rapid data backup, or broadcast media processing.
How to get started
Find out how AWS Direct Connect Works
Learn more about building direct, dedicated connections.
Explore hands-on training
Learn how to get started and deploy AWS Direct Connect with confidence.
Connect with an expert
Get the support you need and see how AWS Direct Connect can work for you.