Irish incumbent bolsters cloud portfolio by offering direct, private connection to Amazon Web Services through its managed data centers

June 25, 2013

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DUBLIN -- In a further demonstration of eircom’s position as a leading Irish and European enabler of cloud services, the company today announced the introduction of the AWS Direct Connect service to its cloud offering. eircom co-location and cloud customers can now bypass the public internet and connect their infrastructure directly to Amazon Web Services (AWS) using dedicated, private connections. Through AWS Direct Connect, eircom can now deliver a low latency, high performing and secure network connection to businesses in Europe looking to take advantage of the flexibility and scalability of AWS. With a direct connection to AWS, customers can achieve up to millisecond latency between their on-premise infrastructure and AWS infrastructure.For eircom Business customers throughout Ireland and the UK, AWS Direct Connect can be accessed via a 1GBps or 10GBps fibre cross connection. The benefits of this direct access includes reduced network and bandwidth costs, increased scalability for high data volumes, increased bandwidth capacity and a more consistent network performance. eircom

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