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IBM Direct Link and Digital Realty

Seamlessly connect on-premises colocation and cloud resources with IBM Cloud Direct Link. Experience enhanced speed, reliability, high-throughput connectivity, and no public
internet exposure.

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IBM Cloud Direct Link supports data migration, continuity, recovery, and secure backup.

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Simple

Move data to and from your on-premise data center across 1Gbps or 5Gbps network connections.

Performant

Get high-throughput and low-latency access over a single interface to the
IBM Cloud.  

Secure

Protect your sensitive, business-critical data by controlling its entire network journey.  

Supported

Experience world-class support for your data center deployments backed by our data center expertise.

What to learn more?  Talk to an IBM Direct Link specialist

Extend and connect your resources

Leverage IBM Cloud Direct Link to connect and extend resource capacity to your Digital Realty colocation deployments.  Get dedicated access to IBM Cloud from 74 locations in 20 markets and 4 continents.

70%

Percentage of apps and data that exists outside of the public cloud.

Access IBM Cloud directly from our facilities using Direct Link Dedicated Hosted. You can also do it over virtual connections via Direct Link Connect and our ServiceFabric™ Connect.  

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Download the IBM Cloud Direct Link solution brief