Lightpath announced the launch of its Cloud Connect service for Amazon Web Services (AWS), offering enhanced cloud connectivity and network security through its fiber-based infrastructure. The new service will provide significant cost savings, improved accessibility, and a simplified user experience for businesses, governments, and educators.
Enhancing Cloud Connectivity with Lightpath
By utilizing direct fiber-based services, Lightpath Cloud Connect for AWS offers improved data throughput and user experience, without relying on the public Internet. This facilitates faster and more secure cloud applications and data storage solutions for organizations seeking to optimize their in-house IT operations and serve their end-users better. With service options ranging from Ethernet up to 10 Gbps to wavelength services up to 100 Gbps, Lightpath offers a flexible, scalable solution for various organizations’ needs.
Improved Performance and Network Security
As the reliance on cloud services continues to grow, the importance of network security and performance has become increasingly crucial. Lightpath aims to address this issue by providing a secure and high-performance cloud connectivity solution that bypasses the public Internet. “Lightpath Cloud Connect customers can achieve optimal performance of cloud applications while opening up the opportunity to expand the use of cloud applications, all with enhanced network security,” said Phil Olivero, CTO for Lightpath.
Lightpath Collaboration with AWS: Benefits
In collaboration with AWS, Lightpath offers customers access to a complete cloud management portfolio, including Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), Amazon DynamoDB, and Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS). Some of the additional benefits of the service include:
- Reduced networking costs due to lower data transfer rates out of AWS
- Multiple encryption options for enhancing data security
- Improved application performance
- Cost savings compared to conventional Internet-based connections
As a comprehensive solution for organizations seeking to improve their cloud connectivity and simplify IT operations, Lightpath Cloud Connect offers a cost-effective, secure, and user-friendly choice. By leveraging its advanced fiber-optic network and collaboration with AWS, Lightpath ensures a seamless and efficient cloud experience for organizations across various industries.