Like to know more about AWS?

Contact Us

Access AWS Direct Connect at NEXTDC

Fast, private connections

  • Better performance, reliability and security of your AWS applications and workloads.

Optimise your hybrid cloud

  • Move applications and workloads between private, public and on-premise platforms.

Reduce costs

  • Scale bandwidth as needed. Select your closest AWS Direct Connect POP to minimise inter-capital overheads.

Direct connections to your AWS cloud services

Establish a dedicated high-speed connection between your network and Amazon Web Services (AWS) using AWS Direct Connect.

Our M1 Melbourne, C1 Canberra and P1 Perth data centres host the only Direct Connect locations in Australia outside of Sydney.

Use Direct Connect to securely connect to any of your AWS cloud services, including Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud, (EC2), Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), and Amazon DynamoDB.

How do I connect?

Access AWS Direct Connect via a cross connect if you are located in NEXTDC M1, C1 and P1. Alternatively via the AXON network from any of our data centre locations around Australia.


Want to know more?

Contact the NEXTDC team and we will help get you connected to your AWS cloud services.

CONNECT ON-DEMAND WITH AXON

Benefits of AWS Direct Connect via AXON:

  • Select your closest AWS Direct Connect POP to minimise inter-capital overheads
  • Greater performance, reliability and security of your AWS applications and workloads compared to the internet
  • Deploy a hybrid cloud architecture where applications and workloads can be moved between private, public and on-premise platforms as needed
  • Partition your AXON port into multiple virtual instances to maintain network separation between your different AWS services
  • Connect only when you need to and scale your bandwidth to reduce overhead costs.

Want to learn more about our AXON Ethernet connectivity platform?

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is AWS Direct Connect?
AWS Direct Connect is a network service provided by AWS that delivers a high-speed, reliable alternative to using the public internet to access your AWS cloud services. Read more on the AWS website.

Where is AWS Direct Connect available?
There are four Direct Connect locations in Australia. Our M1 Melbourne, C1 Canberra and P1 Perth data centres are the only POP's outside of Sydney.

How do I connect to AWS Direct Connect?
Customers in NEXTDC M1, C1 and P1 simply order a cross connect for direct access to AWS Direct Connect. For all other locations you can connect to your closest AWS Direct Connect POP using our AXON Ethernet connectivity platform.

Download M1 FAQs

Download C1 FAQs

Download P1 FAQs


STAY CONNECTED WITH NEXTDC

twitter facebook linkedin google youtube