What is IBM Cloud Direct Link?
Use IBM Cloud™ Direct Link to seamlessly connect your on-premises resources to your cloud resources. The speed and reliability of IBM Cloud Direct Link lets you extend your organization’s data center network and offers consistent, higher-throughput connectivity — without touching the public internet.
Delivering hybrid connectivity
Extend and connect your on-premises resources
Use Direct Link to connect and add resource capacity to your existing data centers.
Use Cloud for storage, backup, and disaster recovery
Direct Link is ideal for data migration, replication for business continuity and disaster recovery, and to back up or store data from your data center to IBM Cloud.
Connect your IBM Cloud infrastructure to other clouds
Use IBM Cloud Direct Link connections from the IBM Cloud directly to a service provider-managed WAN or a client-managed cloud backbone to facilitate multicloud connectivity.
IBM Cloud Direct Link Exchange
Gain private access to your IBM Cloud infrastructure, plus other Exchange Provider clouds. Ideal for multicloud connectivity in a single environment.
IBM Cloud Direct Link Connect
Gain private access to your IBM Cloud infrastructure, plus other Network Service Provider clouds. Ideal for multicloud connectivity in a single environment.
IBM Cloud Direct Link Dedicated
Create a single-cloud fiber cross-connection with a dedicated Service Provider in an IBM Cloud network point of presence (PoP).
IBM Cloud Direct Link Dedicated Hosting
Offers the lowest latency option for secure connectivity directly into the IBM Cloud POD where your compute workloads are running.
Why IBM Cloud Direct Link
See pricing options for IBM Cloud Direct Link.
Find out how to get started with IBM Cloud Direct Link.
IBM Cloud Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) is your own protected space in the IBM Cloud. Use VPCs to isolate and provision network segments on the IBM Cloud where you can deploy and manage compute, storage and networking cloud resources.
Get started with IBM Cloud Direct Link
Get a highly secure, fast private connection to IBM Cloud for hybrid workloads.