Cyxtera Announces Megaport Connectivity in Key Markets

Customers have more options for carrier-neutral cloud connectivity through Cyxtera’s expanding ecosystem

November 29, 2017

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MIAMI – November 29, 2017 – Cyxtera Technologies, the secure infrastructure company, today announced the availability of elastic interconnection services connected by Megaport, a leader in global Software Defined Networking (SDN). Initial Cyxtera markets include Dallas; Phoenix; Washington, D.C.; and London. Customers will have access to direct cloud connectivity and rapid provisioning, enabling them to reduce infrastructure costs and realize improved performance.

“Hybrid IT is more distributed and diverse than ever.,” said Randy Rowland, chief product officer for Cyxtera. “Our partnership with Megaport addresses the ever-growing customer demand for direct access to hyperscale cloud environments and global network connectivity. Cyxtera’s philosophy is to offer organizations the best connectivity choices so they can take full advantage of innovative technologies. Megaport helps us deliver that through their SDN platform.”

“Customers need the ability to rapidly connect their mission critical infrastructure within data centers to cloud providers,” said Nicole Cooper, executive vice president, North America for Megaport. Through Cyxtera, we can bring Megaport’s flexible SDN to even more organizations, thereby helping lower the barrier for cloud adoption by eliminating long-term, fixed bandwidth circuits. This reduces costs, improves performance and ensures greater security for their applications, making it easier to provision connectivity to key service providers.”

Benefits of Cyxtera and Megaport Connectivity:

● Direct connections to leading public cloud platforms

● Rapid provisioning

● Elastic design with 1Mbps to 10Gbps options

● Ease of use and powerful tools to build an on-demand network

● Ecosystem of more than 240 service providers

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About Cyxtera

Cyxtera Technologies combines a worldwide footprint of 57 best-in-class data centers with a portfolio of modern, cloud- and hybrid-ready security and analytics offerings – providing more than 3,500 enterprises, government agencies and service providers an integrated, secure and resilient infrastructure platform for critical applications and systems.

About Megaport

Megaport is the global leading provider of Elastic Interconnection services. Using Software Defined Networking (SDN), the Company’s global platform enables customers to rapidly connect their network to other services across the Megaport Network. Services can be directly controlled by customers via mobile devices, their computer, or our open API. The Company’s extensive footprint in Australia, Asia Pacific, North America, and Europe, provides a neutral platform that spans many key data centre providers across various markets. To learn more about Megaport, please visit: