Hybrid connectivity

Connect AWS to your on-premises networks

AWS hybrid connectivity solutions link your on-premises and AWS cloud networks to support a wide range of hybrid architectures and use cases. AWS has the largest global network footprint of any cloud provider and an array of connection types and networking services for building hybrid networks. This gives you the tools to meet the specific needs of each application—whether you are connecting to AWS services running in the cloud, on your premises, or at the network edge.

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Reliable performance

With private connections to the AWS global network available at speeds up to 100 Gbps, and a global network built for performance, you can build hybrid networks to support applications that require high throughput and low latency.

Secure connections

AWS offers many options for protecting your data while it is in transit to AWS, including MACsec point to point encryption on 10 Gbps and 100 Gbps private connections. Once on the AWS network, your data is protected with multiple layers of encryption.

Bring AWS to where you need it

AWS hybrid connectivity solutions give you the ability to run AWS services to wherever you need to – in your on-premises datacenters, near large metro centers, at the 5G network edge, or in 25 Regions and 80 Availability Zones worldwide.

Centralized management

AWS network management tools show you the status of your on-premises and AWS networks in one central location. These tools integrate with many SD-WAN solutions, so you can more easily manage your global hybrid network.

Use cases

Data center to AWS

AWS Direct Connect establishes a private, dedicated connection between AWS and your datacenter, office, or colocation environment. Available at speeds from 50 Mbps all the way up to 100 Gbps.

Learn more about AWS Direct Connect »

Remote office to AWS

AWS Site-to-Site VPN creates secure, encrypted connections to AWS in minutes. Connect your network to AWS using IP Security (IPSec) tunnels.

Learn more about Site-to-Site VPN »

Remote workforce access

AWS Client VPN securely connects your remote workforce to AWS or on-premises resources. Scale your remote access up, and down, to automatically manage spikes in demand with no need to estimate capacity beforehand.

Learn more about Client VPN »

Cloud routing and SD-WAN

AWS Transit Gateway connects your VPCs and on-premises networks through a central hub. Transit Gateway Network Manager gives you one place to manage your AWS network and work with SD-WAN devices.

Learn more AWS Transit Gateway »

Run AWS services on premises

AWS Outposts extend the AWS Region to your premises–with a consistent management, development, and security experience across both environments.

Learn more about AWS Outposts »

Wireless connections to 5G devices

AWS Wavelength Zones embed AWS services within communications service providers’ (CSP) datacenters at the edge of the 5G network. Network traffic from 5G devices reach application servers running in Wavelength Zones without leaving the telecommunications network to deliver ultra-low latency connections.

Learn more about AWS Wavelength »

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