CyrusOne customers now have the ability to directly tap into the Google Cloud Platform. This added functionality lets organizations extend their infrastructure into the public cloud, giving organizations on demand access to compute, storage, networking and Big Data provided by GCP.
CyrusOne has 25 carrier-neutral datacenters located all around the globe. CyrusOne operates the National Internet Exchange (IX) and the company provides services to 9 of the top Fortune 20 companies.
“As an enterprise-level data center provider, we understand that our customers value efficiency, reliability, and security above all. Our direct connection to Google Cloud Platform will enable CyrusOne customers to not only have Google’s robust cloud storage solution and compute power, but also to access their data at top speeds via our National IX,” says Josh Snowhorn, VP and GM of Interconnection at CyrusOne.
CyrusOne mentions that the interconnections between its datacenters and the Google Cloud Platform will alleviate any bottlenecks that you may encounter with other providers. CyrusOne claims that its datacenters allows customers to mix and match services. This lets administrators prioritize certain projects over others.
CyrusOne is known for its low datacenter costs and accessibility. With this direct link to the Google Cloud Platform, organizations that operate within CyrusOne’s datacenters can create a hybrid cloud to help provide additional infrastructure to projects within the enterprise. By enabling administrators to rapidly expand their infrastructure into Google’s Cloud Platform, CyrusOne could present a distinct advantage over other providers.
In the press release concerning the Google Cloud Platform announcement, CyrusOne emphasized the resiliency of its network of datacenters. CyrusOne says that its datacenters are engineered to provide the highest in availability while maintaining the highest available power redundancy possible.
CyrusOne has forged long term relationships with some of the top organizations in the world. By providing direct connectivity to Google’s Cloud Platform, CyrusOne will be able to offer IaaS at some of the best speeds possible.