What Is Direct Connect, Exactly? August 29, 2018/in Cloud Marketplace, Colocation Services, Direct Connect, Network /by Miki NobleLike most businesses, your employees, aka users, rely on the Internet to connect to your business applications to perform their daily tasks. If they’re doing this via a public Internet connection, there are risks involved. These types of scenarios relate to vulnerabilities like hacking, viruses, and/or possibly leaking private customer data. Situations like these are the very reason why it is so important to bypass a public Internet connection and go with a business-grade private line connection to ensure your data is secure and that the connections are reliable; especially as the data traverses between business applications and services from the cloud back to the office. Direct Connect Enters Here Direct Connect is a network service that allows a customer, aka a business, to establish a dedicated network connection between a location, or office, and your business data center or colocation environment. The Massive Difference Massive Networks offers a Direct Connect Service that features a select number of Cloud and Network Service Providers who supply connectivity services to Buyers and Partners as an alternative to connecting over the public Internet. Through the Massive Networks Direct Connect Service, Service Providers are able to achieve this objective by leveraging a choice of private interconnections instead. How Can Service Providers Participate? Service Providers who are looking to Connect to our Cloud Marketplace and participate in our private interconnection from interested Massive Networks customers can provision the enterprise-grade secure service through of our flexible interconnection options. Who Needs This Service? Though everyone would be a great answer, not all businesses are ready to make the switch. The types of customers who would benefit from this type of secure service are businesses that are looking for a more secure option in order to follow compliance regulations. A business can connect to any of our cloud provider partners to achieve a private network connection, ensuring a safer and more consistent network experience than public Internet-based connections. To learn more about our direct connect services, click here. https://www.massivenetworks.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Massive-Applications.gif 338 600 Miki Noble https://www.massivenetworks.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Massive-Networks-logo-with-number-1.png Miki Noble2018-08-29 08:00:202018-08-24 15:07:50What Is Direct Connect, Exactly?