What is Cloud On-Ramp?
Cloud On-Ramp is a connection service inside a data center that provides direct connectivity to a cloud provider. Cloud connectivity is a critical component when selecting a data center provider.
Cloud On-Ramp at Iron Mountain
At Iron Mountain data centers, you can choose from a rich set of options to reach the cloud environments you need through a variety of port and transport options available in our Meet-Me-Rooms.
Based on your redundancy, budget and scale requirements. Iron Mountain can help you get to your cloud provider of choice through our Software Defined Network (SDN) partners, as well as carriers, to provide rapidly deployable, cost effective access to hundreds of paths to cloud on-ramps and to all major cloud providers.
For greater control and scalability, Iron Mountain Metro Wave provides cost effective, highly scalable connectivity to strategic interconnections points where you can directly cross connect to the cloud provider of your choice.
The longer it takes you to get to your cloud systems and the more congested the network situation, the worse your end-user experience is going to be. Ensure top performance by getting closer to your clouds and accessing high-performance carrier services.
Cloud On-Ramp Features:
We offer multiple on-ramp port options including partnerships with Hyperscale providers across our platform.
Maximum scale can be achieved by leveraging multiple providers, with multiple diverse routes for dark fiber solutions.
Check out all of our Ecosystem Partners here.
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CUSTOMER CASE STUDY
CUSTOMER / INDUSTRY
CBS Interactive - Internet Broadcasting
High-Density Colocation, Carrier-Neutral Colocation
Low Energy Consumption, Risk Mitigation, High-Availability
With hundreds of millions of unique visitors from around the world each month, the network was quickly running out of space and required a high-density, scalable data center solution. CBS Interactive not only required a partner that could quickly scale, they also required 100% SLA while maximizing energy and operational efficiencies.
CBS Interactive was able to lower energy consumption by using cost-effective cooling and power. They also reduced risk of natural disasters, availability of economical power, and improved energy utilization. The high-availability systems supported greater density.
IN THEIR WORDS
“From a network perspective, Iron Mountain is a carrierneutral facility. This allows us the flexibility to improve our overall spend and service by expanding our carrier choices. This flexibility has made a pretty dramatic impact to our total infrastructure costs.”
~Senior Director, IT Operations