Zayo to Collaborate with Oracle FastConnect for Cloud Connectivity

CloudLink by Zayo will offer enterprise customers a secure, direct connection to the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure at on-ramps in Phoenix, Ashburn, and London and Frankfurt.

As part of its strategy to expand its CloudLink solution, Zayo will now offer dedicated and private access to Oracle Cloud through Oracle Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect. This enhancement enables enterprises to connect to the Oracle Cloud from anywhere.

CloudLink by Zayo is a direct, private connection from enterprise locations and data centres to over 300 global cloud on-ramps, now including Oracle Cloud in Ashburn, Phoenix, London and Frankfurt.

CloudLink provides high-performance, direct connectivity to the public cloud helping keep data and workloads protected from the risks of public internet. In addition, CloudLink offers customers consistent speeds up to 10G through Zayo’s predictable network routes and protected core network. CloudLink can be ordered and managed on Zayo’s user-friendly platform Tranzact.

By using Zayo’s solution, Oracle customers can benefit from reliable network access to their cloud data and applications from North America and Europe. This enables improved performance, enhanced control, flexibility and scalability that can provide access to critical business data and functions.

“This is an exciting, mutually beneficial relationship,” said Tyler Coates, Zayo senior vice president of Enterprise Networks. “Customers will have direct access to the Oracle Cloud infrastructure, which includes Oracle Bare Metal Cloud Services and KVM hypervisor capabilities. Our on-ramps also provide access to Zayo’s high-performance global network, which includes 130,000 route miles in North America and Europe.”

“Enterprises need direct connectivity from their headquarters, branch locations, and data centres to Oracle Cloud for their vital data and workloads,” said Kash Iftikhar, vice president of product development, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. “Through our relationship with Zayo, enterprises are afforded reliable, high-performance access to Oracle Cloud through FastConnect and CloudLink.”

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect enables enterprise cloud connectivity to Oracle Cloud from a wide range of locations including enterprises, data centres and SaaS platforms and application suites for ERP, HCM and CX, plus database Platform as a Service and Infrastructure as a Service.