High-performance networking is essential for enterprises to operate effectively. Lightower Fiber Networks just rolled out its new Lightower Cloud Connect service, which allows organizations to connect LightowerLogodirectly to major cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. As more and more companies move applications to the cloud, the network becomes more important than ever. High bandwidth is needed to ensure cloud-based applications run smoothly, data and files transfer quickly, and latency minimized. Simply put, cloud doesn’t work without the network. Lightower offers flexible bandwidth and service options including Ethernet, wavelengths, and dedicated Internet access, with bandwidths up to 10 Gbps.

“The cloud is becoming an essential resource for more and more organizations of all types. Businesses, governments, and educational organizations are all adopting cloud platforms for applications that require very high levels of network performance,” explains Doug Dalissandro, Chief Revenue Officer, Lightower. “Lightower Cloud Connect offers superior network performance for all types of cloud applications. For added resiliency, Cloud Connect solutions can be designed with redundancy and diversity.”

Lightower offers direct, fiber connectivity to Amazon Web Services at the following locations:

  • 32 Avenue of the Americas, New York City, NY
  • 21715 Filigree Court, Ashburn, VA
  • Ethernet, wavelength, or Internet-based connectivity
  • Bandwidth options from 50 Mbps to 10 Gbps

Lightower also offers direct, fiber connectivity to Microsoft Azure via the Equinix Cloud Exchange at the following locations:

  • 60 Hudson Street, New York City, NY
  • 21715 Filigree Court, Ashburn, VA
  • Ethernet, wavelength, or Internet-based connectivity
  • Bandwidth options range from 100 Mbps to 10 Gbps

For more information, visit www.lightower.com or call 1.888.LT.FIBER. Follow Lightower on Twitter.