Megaport Enables Elastic Interconnectivity to Trans-Pacific Link

Singapore to Hong Kong to Los Angeles: Enterprise Customers will Access Trans-Pacific Capacity via Megaport's Global Software Defined Network

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16, 2017 /CNW/ -- Megaport (USA), Inc, the US subsidiary of Megaport Limited (ASX: MP1) ("Megaport"), the global leading provider of Elastic Interconnection services, today announced a new route for customers, connecting Hong Kong to Los Angeles and a secondary path from Singapore to Hong Kong to meet high customer demand.

As with all Megaport enabled infrastructure, consumption will be based on cloud computing models, including month-to-month services. Through this link, enterprise customers can now access trans-pacific capacity via Megaport's global Software Defined Network. This means that Megaport customers can now link services including cloud connections, Point to Points, and remote peering between Hong Kong, Singapore, and the U.S., without requiring a physical presence in all locations.

"This link represents a great step forward for Megaport from a growth standpoint as we not only are enabling a secondary path between Singapore to Hong Kong to keep up with demand, but are also linking two of our key markets," said Denver Maddux, CEO, Megaport. "Through this new route, we are able to bring together Megaport's backbone in Asia and our terrestrial network in North America, therein providing a more immersive network and a richer fabric through the increased number of customers, partners, and providers on the combined footprint."

For enterprise customers in Asia Pacific and North America, this link enables Megaport to provide greater value by expanding each regional footprint and allowing for two key markets to be connected. Customers can directly connect to Amazon Web Services, Google, Microsoft Azure, and more cloud service providers through Megaport partnerships.

This launch comes at the heels of another recent announcement, wherein Megaport enabled transatlantic capacity for customers through an innovative partnership with Aqua Comms Limited, the owner/operator of AE Connect, a 13TB undersea cable connecting New York, Dublin, and London. This link went live on 12th January, 2017.

About Megaport

Megaport is the global leading provider of Elastic Interconnection services. The Company's global Software Defined Network enables customers to rapidly connect their network to other services and data centres across the world. Services can be directly controlled by customers via their mobile devices, computer, or our open API. The Company's extensive footprint in Australia, Asia Pacific, North America, and Europe provides a neutral platform that spans many key data centre providers across various cities.

Led by industry veteran Denver Maddux, Megaport has been built by a highly experienced team with extensive knowledge in building large scale global carrier networks and cloud connectivity. Megaport connects over 550 customers throughout its 140+ locations in 36 markets in 19 countries. Megaport is an Amazon AWS Technology Partner, Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute Partner, and Google Cloud Interconnect Partner. If you would like to learn more about Megaport, please visit megaport.com.

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