Choose the connection that’s best for you

IBM Cloud™ partners with industry-leading data center operators and service providers to offer secure connections to the IBM Cloud. The IBM Cloud Direct Link Service Provider Program allows IBM clients to select from a growing ecosystem of local and global providers — thereby creating the private connections to IBM Cloud that best suit their applications’ needs.

IBM Cloud service providers benefit from technical enablement and training to help them give their customers the services they need for reliable hybrid cloud connectivity from all corners of the globe. IBM enterprise customers have greater choice to select the right partner, speed of service, location and deployment model to create a secure, highly available hybrid connection for their workloads.

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AT&T
Empower your workforce with a scalable, predictable and highly secure connection to the IBM Cloud with AT&T NetBond for Cloud. AT&T delivers the best of both worlds:  the performance and security of a private network, with the flexibility and efficiency of the cloud.

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AT TOKYO
AT TOKYO is a major connectivity hub and key data center service provider in Japan. They are host to over 1,000 companies, with carriers, IXs, ISPs, finance and OTT players leveraging their connectivity to create new value opportunities.

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Bell
The IBM Cloud is even better with the Bell network. With Bell Cloud Connect, the end-to-end, fully managed IP network solution, you can connect confidently to the IBM Cloud over Bell's private, dedicated network.

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British Telecom
BT is a leading global business communications provider. With more than 17,000 people worldwide, BT supplies information and communications technology services to 5,500 multinational companies across 180 countries.

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CenturyLink
CenturyLink is the second-largest US communications provider to global enterprise customers. CenturyLink Cloud Connect Solutions deliver secure, high-performance and enterprise-grade networking connections to IBM Cloud. CenturyLink’s global reach and extensive connectivity options meet today’s cloud business requirements.

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Cologix
Cologix has network-neutral data centers in nine strategic North American edge markets, enabling low-latency connectivity to IBM Cloud Direct Link and the most robust network choice in those regions.

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Colt
Colt provides world-class network and communications services to information-intensive businesses across Europe, Asia and North America, providing business-grade access to IBM Cloud.

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CyrusOne
CyrusOne specializes in providing highly reliable, flexible and scalable enterprise data center colocation that meets the specific needs of its customers. It operates a broad portfolio of carrier-neutral data center facilities in the United States, Europe and Asia.

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DE-CIX
DE-CIX – the world’s leading Internet Exchange (IX) operator – provides premium interconnection services and runs a range of carrier and data center-neutral IXs globally. DE-CIX serves 1500+ carriers, ISPs and content networks from 100+ countries, including all leading international players in Europe, the Middle East, India and North America.

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Digital Realty
Digital Realty supports the data center, colocation and interconnection strategies of more than 2,300 firms with a secure, network-rich portfolio of data centers located throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

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Epsilon
To simplify the way its partners connect, Epsilon delivers global connectivity and communications services through and to multiple segments and channels on demand, via automation, portals and APIs.

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Equinix
Equinix connects the world's leading businesses to their customers and partners inside the most interconnected data centers. Equinix is where companies come together to realize new opportunities and accelerate their business, IT and cloud strategies.

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InterCloud
InterCloud makes access to cloud applications for multinationals easier and more reliable. By leveraging IBM Cloud Direct Link with InterCloud, enterprises are able to commit on performances and availability of mission-critical cloud applications.

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Interxion
Interxion is a leading provider of carrier-neutral and cloud-neutral colocation data center services, offering access to IBM Cloud Direct Link from over 45 data centers in 11 European countries via Cloud Connect, its cloud interconnection platform.

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KINX
KINX Inc. offers efficient carrier-neutral solutions in South Korea, operating an L2-based IX and data centers. The CloudHub service offers access to top cloud providers such as IBM Cloud Direct Link over a single connection. With points of presence (PoPs) in Japan and Hong Kong, KINX connects customers from around the world.

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Megaport
Megaport is the global leader in elastic interconnection. Megaport’s SDN-enabled service allows you to rapidly connect to a deep services ecosystem. Control your services through a portal, API or mobile app.

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Neutrona
Neutrona provides Managed SD-WAN, MPLS or Hybrid Networks and Private Cloud Connect services to the world’s largest telecommunications operators and regional and global enterprises based in the Americas. Through our extensive network of local carrier interconnections and our partnerships with top cloud service providers, Neutrona promises access to every major city throughout the Americas.

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NEXTDC
As Australia’s leading independent data centre operator with a nationwide network of Tier III and IV facilities, NEXTDC provides enterprise-class colocation services to local and international organisations.

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NTT Communications
NTT Communications is a leading telecommunications carrier in Asia, backed by the company's worldwide infrastructure, including the leading global tier-1 IP network, the Arcstar Universal One VPN network reaching 196 countries/regions and 140 secure data centers worldwide.

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PacketFabric
PacketFabric is a network-as-a-service platform, combining SDN-based architecture with the latest in optical and packet-switching technologies. PacketFabric empowers users to instantly provision direct, secure and private connectivity via a web portal or API.

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PCCW
Backed by PCCW Global, one of the world’s leading telecommunications groups with a tier 1 global IP network spanning 150 countries, Console Connect helps IBM Cloud Platform users around the world to create secure direct connections in just a few clicks.

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SES Networks
SES Networks offers resilient, scalable and complementary global connectivity and edge IaaS solutions with IBM Cloud Direct Link. Over 62 government customers worldwide use SES Networks’ disruptive network technologies to power improved digital experiences for new markets and segments.

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SoftBank
As a telecommunication business expert, SoftBank Corp. Differentiates itself through price competitiveness, network reliability and ICT solutions, building on its trusted reputation and strong track record. We provide "Smart VPN", a VPN service developed evolving around the "Cloud Ready" concept.

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Tata Communications
The Tata global network encompasses one of the most advanced and largest submarine cable networks, a Tier-1 IP network, connectivity to more than 200 countries across 400 PoPs and more than 1 million sq. ft. data centre space. Tata Communications serves its customers from its offices in 80 cities in 38 countries worldwide.

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Telia Carrier
Part of Telia Company, Telia Carrier is a leading global wholesale carrier, providing business-critical networking services to operators, content providers and enterprises. The Telia network connects over 230 PoPs across 110 cities globally.

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TOKAI
TOKAI Communications Corporation has been providing IBM Cloud Direct Link service since 2014. In addition to assisting with customer network design, we also connect between your on-premise site and the IBM Cloud with a security-rich, high-quality dedicated network.

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Verizon
With Verizon Secure Cloud Interconnect, you can connect to the IBM Cloud from your corporate WAN simply, securely and reliably by creating scalable connections that are completely separated from the public internet.

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Zayo
Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. provides communications infrastructure services, including fiber and bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud services, to the world’s leading businesses. Zayo’s network in North America and Europe includes metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. As part of Zayo’s connectivity offering, Zayo CloudLink provides direct connectivity from customer locations to over 50 cloud providers and hundreds of global cloud access points.

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