DigiPlex Partners with Megaport to Expand Cloud Connectivity Across the Nordics

OSLO, Norway - 27 June 2019 - DigiPlex, the Nordic leader for innovative, sustainable and secure data centres, is announcing a new collaboration with Megaport Limited (ASX: MP1) ("Megaport"), a global leading Network as a Service (NaaS) provider. The collaboration brings DigiPlex customers direct, secure and on-demand access to a global ecosystem of over 300 service providers, including leading Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) such as Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform, and Oracle Cloud.

The collaboration which follows the launch of DigiPlex’s Nordic Connect Platform, linking its main data centres in Sweden, Norway and Denmark, serves to further enhance the cloud connectivity options available to DigiPlex customers. DigiPlex’s Ulven data centre in Oslo is already hosting the first Norwegian deployment of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect, an offering that makes it easy to establish a dedicated networking connection to AWS.

“Our customers’ evolving Cloud strategies are calling for ever faster, more secure and hassle-free access to the widest possible range of leading Cloud providers such as Microsoft, AWS, Google, Alibaba and others,” said DigiPlex CEO Gisle M. Eckhoff. “Through our partnership with Megaport, we are significantly expanding the routes to Cloud that we offer. We have unlocked opportunities for our customers to enable new strategies, including multi-cloud and hybrid cloud, and they can enjoy best of breed solutions and rapid deployment for maximum impact, flexible provisioning, and overall simplified Cloud management.”

“Like DigiPlex, we are committed to delivering best-in-class and flexible solutions,” said Peter Hase, CCO, Megaport. “Our on-demand cloud connectivity solutions enable optimal network strategies while reducing complexity and deployment times. Megaport Cloud Router enables cloud-to-cloud connections that support high performance multi-cloud solutions. This exciting partnership with DigiPlex enables Megaport to support the increasing adoption of cloud services in the Nordics and provides our customers additional data centre optionality.”

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For media inquiries for DigiPlex, please contact:

Elisabeth Lennhede, Head of Communications, DigiPlex

elisabeth.lennhede@digiplex.com, +46 70 33 22 705

 

For media inquiries for Megaport, please contact:

Rachel Shatz-Karbo, Communications for Megaport

megaport@karbocom.com, +1 650 270 1097

 

About DigiPlex

DigiPlex designs, builds and operates sustainable and secure data centres in the Nordics with locations in Oslo, Stockholm and Copenhagen. DigiPlex is carrier-neutral and offers connectivity to all major Cloud and Network Service Providers. DigiPlex offers best-in-class services with the highest possible availability and is trusted by public and private customers alike – including security sensitive organisations such as government and financial institutions with mission-critical applications. DigiPlex’s five data centres are powered by electricity produced from 100% sustainable sources and the company has won several awards for its many energy efficient innovations and sustainability initiatives. www.digiplex.com

 

About Megaport

Megaport is the global leading provider of Elastic Interconnection services. Using Software Defined Networking (SDN), the Company’s global platform enables customers to rapidly connect their network to other services across the Megaport Network. Services can be directly controlled by customers via mobile devices, their computer, or our open API. Megaport connects over 1,350 customers in over 465 enabled data centres globally. Megaport is an Alibaba Cloud Technology Partner, Oracle Cloud Partner, AWS Technology Partner, AWS Networking Competency Partner, Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute Partner, Google Cloud Interconnect Partner, IBM Direct Link Cloud Exchange provider and Salesforce Express Connect Partner.

To learn more about Megaport, please visit: www.megaport.com.

 

 

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DigiPlex designs, builds and operates sustainable and secure data centres in the Nordics with locations in Oslo, Stockholm and Copenhagen. DigiPlex is carrier-neutral and offers connectivity to all major Cloud and Network Service Providers. DigiPlex offers best-in-class services with the highest possible availability and is trusted by public and private customers alike – including security sensitive organisations such as government and financial institutions with mission-critical applications. DigiPlex’s five data centres are powered by electricity produced from 100% sustainable sources and the company has won several awards for its many energy efficient innovations and sustainability initiatives. www.digiplex.com

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Our customers’ evolving Cloud strategies are calling for ever faster, more secure and hassle-free access to the widest possible range of leading Cloud providers such as Microsoft, AWS, Google, Alibaba and others. Through our partnership with Megaport, we are significantly expanding the routes to Cloud that we offer. We have unlocked opportunities for our customers to enable new strategies, including multi-cloud and hybrid cloud, and they can enjoy best of breed solutions and rapid deployment for maximum impact, flexible provisioning, and overall simplified Cloud management.
DigiPlex CEO Gisle M. Eckhoff
Like DigiPlex, we are committed to delivering best-in-class and flexible solutions. Our on-demand cloud connectivity solutions enable optimal network strategies while reducing complexity and deployment times. Megaport Cloud Router enables cloud-to-cloud connections that support high performance multi-cloud solutions. This exciting partnership with DigiPlex enables Megaport to support the increasing adoption of cloud services in the Nordics and provides our customers additional data centre optionality.
Peter Hase, CCO, Megaport