Amazon Web Services Direct Connect is a means of establishing a network connection from your location (your business office or data center) directly to Amazon Web Services (commonly known as AWS). This connection is a unique and dedicated means of connecting. There are many benefits associated with using Amazon Web Services Direct Connect to connect your business to the Internet. In this article we will introduce you to this extraordinary service and go over some of the many benefits that can enhance your Internet and network experience. When working with Amazon Web Services Direct Connect your network will be directly connected to a nearby Amazon Web Services Direct Connect location.
One of the most notable benefits of working with Amazon Web Services Direct Connect is a decreased bandwidth cost. AWS Direct Connect manages to decrease bandwidth by allowing you to work exclusively with a dedicated connection line. By sending the information directly over a dedicated line and avoiding complicated travel over the Internet, the amount of bandwidth used is naturally decreased. Additionally, AWS Direct Connect offers users a reduced data transfer rate on all data; this rate is lower than the standard Internet rate.
Amazon Web Services Direct Connect also provides users with a consistent experience. This is due in large part to the dedicated connection. With Amazon Web Services Direct Connect users can elect to send their most crucial information over the dedicated and direct line insuring consistency of data transfer.
Compatibility is also a great benefit of the Amazon Web Services direct connect services. All of the Amazon Web Services work fluidly together offering users the option of working with an intuitive and easy to use suite of tools – this includes Amazon Simple Storage Service, Amazon Virtual Private Cloud and Amazon Elastic Cloud Computing.
Additionally the AWS Direct Connect service is very easy to scale up and down to meet your connection capacity needs. Amazon Web Services Direct Connect offers a connection from 1 Gbps all the way up to 10 Gbps. This means that as your business grows your Amazon Web Services Direct Connect capacity can easily grow along with you. This also means that with AWS Direct Connect there is no need to pay for idle capacity. You can easily purchase and pay for the capacity that you need – with little or no excess capacity going to waste.
Lastly it is important to note that Amazon Web Services is easy to use. The Amazon Web Services Direct Connect service comes complete with an easy to use Management Console. This console has been intuitively designed to aid users in managing their connection with a clear and simplistic visual interface.
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