STT GDC Enables Direct On-Demand Connectivity to Cloud Services with Megaport
Singapore, 28 August 2018 – ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC) today announced a partnership with Megaport Limited (ASX:MP1) (“Megaport”), a global leading Network as a Service provider, whereby Megaport will deliver SDN-enabled, elastic interconnection and cloud exchange services in STT Tai Seng 1 data centre in Singapore.
Utilising Megaport, STT GDC enterprise customers will have powerful networking capabilities with rapid provisioning on a pay-as-you-go basis. Customers retain maximum control and flexibility over their architecture by accessing a variety of leading cloud service platforms including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, Alibaba Cloud, IBM Cloud, Oracle Cloud, and Salesforce as well as hundreds of Managed Service Providers and networks.
As the global leader in elastic interconnection services, Megaport services align network economics with cloud service models, providing the ability to right-size capacity by scaling bandwidth up and down in real time with flexible terms.
“Megaport offers businesses more dynamic interconnectivity capabilities,” said Christopher Street, Group Chief Marketing Officer, STT GDC. “STT Tai Seng 1 houses Points of Presence of more than a dozen local and international carriers as well as Singapore Internet Exchange and Australia Singapore Cable. The global exchange of data traffic underpins the digital economy, the efficiency of this exchange is in turn dependent on the broad selection of network services and choice of providers that our customers enjoy. We recently expanded to add another 4.6MW of capacity in response to strong enterprise customer demand. The combination of Megaport’s Network as a Service and our leading data centre solutions creates a powerful value proposition for our customers to connect and scale with the cloud services they need.
“We are thrilled to have STT GDC as our partner,” said Vincent English, Chief Executive Officer, Megaport. “The growing demand for interconnectivity and peering services in Asia Pacific is placing Singapore as a regional innovation hub to deliver connectivity services across the region. STT GDC is well-positioned to support the growth of cloud adoption as enterprises in Asia Pacific undergo digital transformation. Extending the reach of cloud services to STT GDC is a testament to our commitment to neutrality and making connectivity easy.”
Key points / highlights
- Multi-cloud connectivity available from STT Tai Seng 1
- On-demand, pay-as-you-go connectivity provisioned in 59 seconds or less
- Access to a global ecosystem of over 250 service providers
- Managed connections from anywhere, anytime via API or Portal
Megaport is a 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 the open API. The Company’s extensive footprint in Australia, Asia Pacific, North America, and Europe, provides a neutral platform that spans many data centre providers across various markets.
Established in 2013 and founded by Bevan Slattery, Megaport built one of the world’s first SDN-based Elastic Interconnection platform designed to provide a secure, seamless, and on-demand way for enterprises, networks, and services to interconnect. Led by Vincent English, Megaport has been built by a highly experienced team with extensive knowledge in building large scale global carrier networks and connects over 1000 customers throughout over 220 data centres globally. Megaport is an Alibaba Cloud Technology Partner, Oracle Cloud Partner, AWS Technology Partner, AWS Networking Competency Partner, Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute Partner, Google Cloud Interconnect Partner, IBM Direct Link Cloud Exchange provider, Salesforce Express Connect Partner, and a Member of the SAP PartnerEdge Open Ecosystem.
Megaport, Virtual Cross Connect, VXC, and MegaIX are registered trademarks of Megaport (Services) Pty Ltd ACN 607 432 646.
To learn more about Megaport, please visit: www.megaport.com.