IT Connectivity From the Data Center to the Cloud

IT Connectivity From the Data Center to the Cloud

Is your data center’s connectivity to the cloud reliable, secure — and fast?

Learn how direct cloud connectivity can help you reduce costs, increase bandwidth, and provide a more consistent network performance.

This executive report explains the business benefits of establishing a dedicated network connection from colocation facilities to any public cloud provider.


Weighing the risks

Bandwidth-heavy workloads make it slower and more expensive to transfer data – which can ultimately lead to disruptions. Moving enormous amounts of data also requires extensive security measures to safeguard systems at all times.


Avert risk

The elastic nature of direct cloud connection makes it possible for businesses to be agile with an ability to scale services and make them available on a moment’s. Learn how to only pay for services needed, avoid network latency and maintain high standards for performance – while lowering risk and operational costs.


About the Author

Josh Snowhorn
Vice President and General Manager, Interconnection

Josh Snowhorn is Vice President and General Manager, Interconnection. He brings 16 years of data center and interconnection experience to his role, which is largely dedicated to expanding the CyrusOne National Internet Exchange (IX) across the company’s worldwide data center locations.

Prior to joining CyrusOne, Josh spent 12 years as Vice President of Business Development at Terremark, a global data center and cloud services provider acquired by Verizon in 2011. There, he developed new business in emerging markets and drove all business related to peering and interconnection throughout the company’s portfolio.

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