PARSIPPANY, NJ–(Marketwire – Sep 27, 2012) – Atlantic Metro Communications, a nationwide provider of powerful, fully managed infrastructure services, today announced that it has joined the Amazon Partner Network (APN) with the launch of its CloudDirect Services. CloudDirect is designed for businesses of all sizes, providing a cost-effective, secure, and private connection to Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Atlantic Metro’s CloudDirect services enable customers using AWS to establish secure and reliable connectivity from any of its Internet Data Centers, Network POPs, and locations with Metro Ethernet connectivity. Businesses previously sending data over the public Internet will now have the ability to directly connect to their Amazon Web Services via a private network connection. Customers utilizing Atlantic Metro CloudDirect will benefit from increased levels of security, consistent network performance, and reduced costs for data transfer, as well as noticeable improvement in application performance.
Businesses can access AWS via standard Ethernet over Copper or Fiber, at speeds ranging from 10 Mbps to 10 Gbps. CloudDirect is available as a virtual or dedicated LAN link; both options are designed to minimize change to existing connectivity. It is an effective solution for customers currently utilizing Atlantic Metro’s Ethernet or Business Internet Access services, as well as businesses looking for an independent connection to their Amazon Web Services.
“Atlantic Metro is very excited to join the Amazon Partner Network and introduce our CloudDirect services to offer businesses an easy and affordable means to securely access their Cloud,” said Stephen Klenert, Chief Strategy Officer of Atlantic Metro. “Customers in our data center facilities and utilizing Atlantic Metro’s Metro Ethernet service can now leverage Amazon Web Services as if it were part of their own infrastructure. The ability to access the Amazon Cloud via a secure and private connection opens up a wide range of exciting new possibilities and cloud computing solutions.”