Verizon Enterprise expands Secure Cloud Interconnect service


Verizon Enterprise Solutions said it is adding HP and Verizon Cloud to its Secure Cloud Interconnect service.

The company expects this move to increase its footprints in the Asia-Pacific region and the number of Cloud providers.

In the region, Verizon now offers connections at 12 locations from five cloud providers. The company previously offered access to Amazon (Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo) and Google (Hong Kong, Singapore) and Microsoft (Hong Kong) at six locations.

Verizon noted that enterprises such as e-commerce retailer Giosis have been hesitant to move mission-critical workloads to the cloud due to security, performance and control concerns.

“With Verizon’s Secure Cloud Interconnect service we can now take full advantage of the cloud given the richness and reliability of the solution,” said Mok Jooyoung, IT director of technology division, Giosis.

Shawn Hakl, vice president of enterprise networking and innovation for Verizon said Verizon’s Secure Cloud Interconnect allows users to connect to applications simply, securely and reliably.

Earlier in October, Verizon Communications said it is expanding its Secure Cloud Interconnect service into Latin America and additional sites in Europe and the U.S. The new locations include Sao Paulo, Frankfurt and Russelsheim in Germany and New York and Los Angeles in the U.S.

Arya MM

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