Megaport supporting Google Cloud Partner Interconnect

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Australia-based network as a service (NaaS) provider Megaport has introduced support for Google Cloud's Partner Interconnect with its global SDN.

The new service will allow Megaport customers to provide connectivity from their facility to the nearest Google edge PoP.

Customers can select from a range of sub-rate interface speeds varying from 50Mbps up to 10Gpbs.

The Partner Interconnect service is available across the Megaport SDN, which spans over 200 data centers globally. Megaport is enabling deeper integration between the SDN and Google Cloud via its API to enable provisioning of network capacity to Google virtual private clouds.

“Scalable connectivity to Google Cloud Platform ensures that cloud-enabled applications perform to meet mission-critical business requirements,” Megaport CEO Vincent English said.

“Google Cloud brings tremendous value to the Megaport Ecosystem and empowers our customers to address a wide variety of business needs. We have been working with Google Cloud since our inception and we are excited to grow and evolve our integration to ensure the next generation of business growth.”

Megaport also recently announced a partnership with Colt Data Centre Services to allow Colt customers to access direct connectivity to a range of major cloud service providers via the Megaport SDN.

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