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 ensure they provide their customers with the services needed for reliable hybrid connectivity to the cloud 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 your 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, combined with flexibility and efficiency.

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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 worldwide.

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Century Link
CenturyLink is the second largest US communications provider to global enterprise customers. CenturyLink Cloud Connect Solutions delivers secure, high-performance and enterprise-grade networking connections to IBM Cloud. The Century Link 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 that enable 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. Learn more.

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

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Epsilon
Epsilon delivers cloud-centric networking that provides a foundation for the applications, ecosystems and communities of the future.  It delivers global connectivity and communications services through and to multiple segments and channels on demand via automation, portals and APIs to simplify the way its partners connect. Learn more.

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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 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, Interxion’s cloud interconnection platform. Learn more.

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KINX
KINX Inc. offers efficient carrier-neutral solutions in South Korea, operating an L2-based Internet eXchange (IX) and data centers. The CloudHub service offers access to top cloud providers such as IBM Cloud Direct Link over a single connection. With 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 enables you to rapidly connect to a deep services ecosystem. Control your services through a portal, API or mobile app. Learn more.

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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. Learn more.

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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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Telia
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 points of presence across 110 cities globally.

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

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