NGD Debut Connect Cloud Connectivity Service at Microsoft Tech Summit

NGD Connect cloud connectivity service debuts at Microsoft Tech Summit 2018

By NGD 16 | January | 2018

High speed access from anywhere to NGD’s world class colocation and Azure hybrid cloud hosting services  

Birmingham NEC, 24 – 25 January     

 Cardiff Capital Region: 16 January 2018 – Hyperscale data centre operator and Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute Partner, Next Generation Data (NGD), will be showcasing the latest addition to its portfolio of dedicated low latency connectivity solutions.

Ensuring fast, reliable and secure connectivity, NGD Connect provides dedicated and diverse high speed layer 2 links between NGD’s world class tier 3 data centre near Cardiff and Telehouse locations in London.

By simply connecting to NGD’s racks at Telehouse, users of the new service can take advantage of NGD’s scalable low cost facility for colocation services and the hosting of Azure-based hybrid clouds. At the same time, NGD Connect allows direct access to the NGD Cloud Gateway for low latency connections to Microsoft ExpressRoute and Microsoft Azure.

Bypassing the public internet, NGD cloud connectivity services allow remote-based organisations to maximize the availability and responsiveness of Azure Public and Private Cloud Services as well as optimise the overall performance of their hybrid cloud and legacy systems.

“Connect to our nodes in London and we will look after everything else,” said Simon Bearne, NGD’s Commercial Director. “Supported by the NGD Carrier Services team NGD Connect provides a complete ‘one stop’ shop for customers looking to use NGD for colocation and the hosting of Hybrid Cloud services, as well as connectivity to the NGD Cloud Gateway Service and Microsoft ExpressRoute and Microsoft Azure. “

The NGD Connect service offers the following benefits:

  • Cost effective connectivity to co-located racks at the NGD Data Centre
  • Direct access to the NGD Cloud Gateway and Microsoft Azure
  • A seamless bridge between Hybrid Clouds using NGD colocation services, NGD Connect and the NGD Cloud Gateway
  • Consistent high level performance
  • Significantly improved lead times – days not months
  • The service can scale up quickly from 100Mb to 10Gb as demand grows
  • Fully diverse routes from London to NGD

The NGD Connect Service offers 1Gb or 10Gb ports with bandwidth options of 100Mb, 500Mb, 1Gb, 5Gb and 10Gb.

About NGD

Located in the Cardiff Capital Region, NGD is a purpose-built carrier-neutral Tier 3 facility offering 750,000 sq feet (gross internal area) of highly secure and cost-effective space housing up to 22,000 racks. These can be arranged into self-contained and colocation data halls of various sizes all with independent services, resilient power and cooling systems. NGD Europe’s environmentally-friendly high level technology infrastructure has been designed to meet and exceed the ever increasing demand for more computing power. Among its many features are a high capacity 180 MVA power supply direct from the super grid and sourced from 100 per cent renewable energy; and a variety of on-site high-speed, low latency carrier interconnects.

For further information:

Next Generation Data Ltd

www.ngd.co.uk

Tel: 01633 674 518