On March 15, 2023, Cologix, North America's premier network-neutral connectivity and hyperscale edge data center company introduced Amazon Outposts to its Vancouver data centers.
Amazon Outposts are now supported by Cologix's 42,000-square-foot VAN3 digital edge data center, which is the largest neutral data center in the area. Cologix's VAN2 digital edge data center offers secure AWS Direct Connect. The density of connecting possibilities and enterprise-grade infrastructure make this a great place to connect. Cologix, Vancouver's largest colocation provider, links to over 20 networks and hosts the Vancouver Internet Exchange's primary node at its VAN1 digital edge data center. All Cologix Vancouver data centers are ISO 27001 certified and HIPAA, SOC1, SOC2, and PCI compliant.
AWS Outposts clients in Cologix's Vancouver data centers can use AWS Direct Connect cloud onramps via Cologix Access Marketplace for quick, secure, on-demand, software-enabled interconnections to AWS cloud services. Customers can easily connect to the cloud, network, and other service providers in minutes using the self-service interface.
AWS Outposts centralize everything and have fully managed solutions bringing AWS infrastructure and services to almost any on-premises virtual or edge location for a continuous hybrid experience. Customers can develop once and deploy in the cloud or on-premise using AWS hardware/servers in Cologix data centers. On-premise developers can leverage cloud APIs and services to build applications on-premise. Outposts is suited for workloads that need low-latency access to on-premises systems, local data processing, storage, and a wide range of local AWS Region services.
Chris Heinrich, Chief Revenue Officer at Cologix, remarked, “We’re thrilled to bring AWS Outposts to our data centers in Vancouver.” He added, “Our customers and the Vancouver market as a whole will benefit from access to AWS capabilities within our Cologix facilities.”
(Source – GlobeNewsWire)
Peg Hallberg, Head of Product, at Cologix, stated, “This is a major addition to our offerings in Vancouver to ensure end-to-end connection to AWS services for Cologix customers.” She added, “We now provide Vancouver’s only colocation and connectivity solution with access to AWS Direct Connect cloud onramps and the ability to deploy to AWS Outposts.”
(Source – GlobeNewsWire)
Cologix connects cloud service providers, carriers, and a wide range of partners so that edge applications can be used all over Canada and the United States. Cologix accelerates clients' digital transformation with huge scale and specialized data center solutions. Cologix Access Marketplace offers rapid, dependable, self-service connectivity for scale and control. Its skilled local teams provide industry-leading service throughout the customers' digital infrastructure journey.