BRISBANE, Australia, Dec. 14, 2015 – Megaport, the global leader in SDN-based elastic interconnection, today announced that Webair, a leader in fully managed Cloud,Colocation and Managed solutions, is connecting its premium Tier III data centre, NY1, to Megaport’s New York City fabric.
Coupling its premium offerings with Megaport’s elastic interconnection services will deliver a unique service offering to customers based in New York City. The partnership allows Webair to extend the reach of its managed and cloud service offerings, including Disaster Recovery and Cloud Backup, via dedicated elastic connectivity across the Megaport fabric. Webair customers can also quickly and easily connect to a rich ecosystem of service providers across the Megaport fabric.
Sagi Brody, Chief Technical Officer, Webair said: “Megaport allows us to deepen our hybrid cloud offerings. The Megaport fabric makes it simple and easy for our customers to access public cloud and data services providers dynamically. This drives further value to our customers by giving them more choice and greater flexibility in how they engineer their holistic solutions.”
Brynn Maddux, Vice President for the Americas, Megaport said: “This partnership is a win-win for customers because it is a key enabler in how easily services are provisioned, and the flexibility it ultimately delivers. With innovation now a primary driver for maintaining a competitive advantage, customers are looking for providers who can offer infrastructure and connectivity services that help keep ahead of their competitors.”
Megaport operates in 34 data centres across six markets in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Hong Kong, and is currently expanding its presence into 45 data centres in North America and Europe in key markets including New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, Seattle, San Francisco Bay Area,Toronto, London, Dublin, Amsterdam, and Stockholm.
To learn more about Megaport’s SDN-based interconnection fabric and continued expansion into North American markets, please visit https://megaport.com.
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Megaport is the global leader and pioneer in elastic interconnection. Established in 2013 and founded by Bevan Slattery, Megaport built the world’s first SDN-based neutral elastic fabric changing the way enterprises, networks, and services interconnect. The high demand for interconnects and the need to change the way bandwidth acquisition has pushed Megaport into new markets globally with full integration into the U.S. market expected by the end of 2015. Megaport has been built by a highly experienced team with extensive knowledge in building large scale global carrier networks. To learn more about Megaport, please visit: www.megaport.com.
Founded in 1996 and headquartered in New York, Webair is an innovative, agile and unique Managed Hosting company focused on providing the right solutions to customer needs as quickly and efficiently as possible. It does this by fully owning and controlling the entire technology stack — from the physical data center to the end-user application. Webair’s technology solutions portfolio encompasses Public, Private and Hybrid Cloud, Cloud Storage, Bare Metal Servers, Colocation, CDN, Security and Disaster Recovery. Combining industry-leading innovation, expert support and high-touch customer service, Webair serves as a true technology partner to enterprises and SMBs, healthcare organizations, IT firms, eCommerce companies and VoIP providers. Webair also operates an international network of data centers located in New York, Los Angeles, Montreal andAmsterdam.