14 February 2018

NEXTDC announces expanded cloud offerings with Oracle FastConnect

Oracle FastConnect is now available Australia-wide through NEXTDC’s AXON Ethernet connectivity platform

NEXTDC, a Silver level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced it will offer dedicated and private access to Oracle Cloud through Oracle Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect.

Secure Ethernet dual-backbone interconnections to the Oracle FastConnect cloud on-ramp with full physical diversity are now available through the AXON network in more than 40 data centres nationwide. AXON delivers highly resilient cloud connectivity through a community of carrier partners, offering a dedicated pay-as-you-go circuit for increased network flexibility and cost control.

Through collaboration with NEXTDC, Oracle customers benefit from reliable network access to their cloud data and applications within Australia. This means improved performance, enhanced control, flexibility, and scalability that can provide access to critical business data and functions.

NEXTDC CEO Craig Scroggie commented, “The availability of Oracle FastConnect through NEXTDC’s AXON network is a significant boost to our ecosystem of clouds and networks. NEXTDC can offer Oracle the uptime it needs in a nationwide network of world-class data centres and access to a host of current and future customers.”

“Customers require seamless connectivity from their data centres and networks to Oracle Cloud for their most demanding workloads and applications,” said Don Johnson, Senior Vice President Product Development, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. “With the FastConnect Service, customers can provision the dedicated and private connections they need today and easily scale with their growing business demands.”

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect enables enterprise cloud connectivity to Oracle Cloud from trusted enterprise data centres. Connecting directly to the Oracle Cloud through Oracle FastConnect enables a fast, private connection to the industry’s broadest and most integrated cloud platform, with a complete range of services across Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS).