DC Connect allows customers to connect directly with any number of third parties within a data centre. Because our data centres are truly neutral, we are able to offer customers direct connectivity to Carriers, other service providers, Cloud Service Providers, Internet Exchanges, Financial trading platforms, and Content providers.

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DC Connect Usage

  • Enterprises use DC Connect to establish private or hybrid Cloud services with Cloud Service Providers.
  • Enterprises connecting critical applications to multiple networks for redundancy and price competitiveness.
  • Electronic trading exchanges running DC Connects between servers in data centres to maximise trades processed per second and eliminate milliseconds of latency.
  • Content companies streaming video sites use data centre interconnects to link to carriers and ISP’s that serve their end users.
  • Cloud Service Providers reducing latency to end-users by running data centre interconnects in the same data centre to networks and ISP’s serving their end users.

Customer benefits

Direct connectivity with flexibility, reliability, low latency, and cost-effectiveness gives customers  business agility, speed, and cost savings throughout our 29 European and Asian data centres with connections to over 530+ more.

  • Straightforward reliable connectivity to Carriers, ISPs, and Internet Exchanges
  • Direct connectivity to any tenant within the data centre
  • Flexibility to connect  with your choice of partners
  • Direct reliable cable connections
  • Fast set-up to get businesses connected.Low-cost alternatives to local loops and purchased circuits
  • Low-latency via wireline network performance

Product features

DC Connect  can link you directly to Carriers, Internet and Cloud Service Providers, Internet Exchanges, Financial Exchanges, content distributors and any other enterprise.

Data Connect offers the following features as  standard:

  • Direct connections using your choice of media, including copper and  fibre
  • Connector types to meet your needs, including LC, ST, SC, RJ45, etc.
  • Terminated by you or by using Colt  Remote Hands
  • Tested, labelled, and service assured

Prior to delivery we will help you with media and connector decisions to meet your technical requirements.



More information

For further information on how DC Connect works download the fact sheet.

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