June 20, 2018

EdgeConneX® Announces Expanded Cloud Offerings With Oracle FastConnect

EdgeConneX to Leverage Oracle Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect to Deliver Superior Cloud Performance From Their Edge Data Centers®

Herndon, VA – June 20, 2018EdgeConneX®, a leading provider of global data center solutions at the edge of the network, and a Gold level member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announces it will offer dedicated and private access to Oracle Cloud through Oracle Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect.

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect will be available via Megaport from Edge Data Centers® (EDCs) in Boston, Portland, Santa Clara, San Diego, Houston, and Phoenix, with several additional locations coming later this year. EdgeConneX customers will have rapid, direct access to Oracle’s industry-leading cloud platform with consistent performance, network isolation, and greater availability than possible through the public Internet.

Through collaboration with EdgeConneX, Oracle customers benefit from reliable network access to their cloud data and applications from across the U.S.  This means improved performance, enhanced control, flexibility, and scalability that can provide access to critical business data and functions.

“Enabling and collaborating with the world’s leading service providers is one of the ways EdgeConneX ensures customers always receive the best possible service quality and value,” remarks Phillip Marangella, Chief Marketing Officer at EdgeConneX.  “Providing Oracle Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect from our Edge Data Centers enables enterprises to easily access the complete range of Oracle Cloud services via a high-performance private cloud on-ramp.”

“Customers require seamless connectivity from their data centers and networks to Oracle Cloud for their most demanding workloads and applications,” says Kash Iftikhar, vice president of product development, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. “With the FastConnect Service, customers can provision the dedicated and private connections they need today and easily scale with their growing business demands.”

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect enables enterprise cloud connectivity to Oracle Cloud from trusted enterprise data centers. Connecting directly to the Oracle Cloud through Oracle FastConnect enables a fast, private connection to the industry’s broadest and most integrated cloud platform, with a complete range of services across Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS).

Oracle Cloud offers complete SaaS application suites for ERP, HCM and CX, plus best-in-class database Platform-as-a-Service and Infrastructure-as-a-Service from data centers throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.  Organizations around the world are using Oracle Cloud to innovate faster, improve customer engagement, drive business-process efficiency, and accelerate digital transformation.

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About EdgeConneX®
EdgeConneX® is the only global Edge Data Center® provider.  Creating purpose-built, edge-of-network infrastructure solutions that extend the internet’s reach, EdgeConneX enables the fastest and most secure delivery of content, cloud services and applications.  Edge Data Centers host bandwidth intensive and latency sensitive data closer to end-users, establishing a more secure, reliable and cost-effective distribution model for the internet.  For more information, please visit the EdgeConneX Internet of Everywhere® at edgeconnex.com or email info@edgeconnex.com.

About Oracle PartnerNetwork
Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) is Oracle’s partner program that provides partners with a differentiated advantage to develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle’s products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle’s growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to be recognized and rewarded for their investment in Oracle Cloud. Partners engaging with Oracle will be able to differentiate their Oracle Cloud expertise and success with customers through the OPN Cloud program – an innovative program that complements existing OPN program levels with tiers of recognition and progressive benefits for partners working with Oracle Cloud. To find out more visit: http://www.oracle.com/partners.

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