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HP and Salesforce join Verizon’s dark fibre interconnect for cloud services

17/12/2014 by Sharon Shahzad


HP and Salesforce have joined Verizon’s secure cloud interconnect service, which uses private IP addresses to connect its cloud and multiple cloud platforms together.

With HP and Salesforce now part of the SCI ecosystem Verizon now connects securely to five cloud platforms offered by some of the larger incumbents including Amazon, Google, and Microsoft.

Those using the cloud interconnection service to link up with any of the supported cloud platforms will gain access to some of Verizon’s networking solutions including dynamic bandwidth allocation and encryption in transit.

“Verizon SCI now connects to more cloud services, offering enterprises a premier choice when choosing their cloud interconnect partner,” said Shawn Hakl, enterprise networking platforms and managed products at Verizon.

“HP and Salesforce customers will find that SCI delivers an unmatched combination of security, resiliency, application performance, simplicity and efficiency while enabling a wide range of applications and use cases, making it a great fit for enterprises with discriminating requirements,” Hakl said.

David Dowse, vice president and general manager, strategic partners at HP also commented on the partnership: “To make the most of the cloud’s economics, organizations must overcome the security challenges of today’s complex IT environments. By integrating the HP Helion Managed Cloud Service with Verizon Secure Cloud Interconnect, we are making it easier for customers to take advantage the cloud with confidence.”

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