Culver City, Calif., March 6, 2018 – PacketFabric, the highly scalable, hyper-meshed, connectivity-as-a-service platform and a member of the NantWorks ecosystem of companies, today announces that it now offers direct access to IBM Cloud.
The cloud on-ramp product offered by PacketFabric, enables dedicated, security-rich connectivity to IBM Cloud through Direct Link at speeds from 1Gbps to 10Gbps. This provides customers with a protected, reliable and low latency connection for moving critical workloads and data to the cloud versus the public internet. With PacketFabric’s cloud connectivity service, customers can seamlessly create hybrid environments and access IBM’s extensive catalogue of cloud services including Artificial Intelligence (AI), analytics, Blockchain and Internet of Things (IoT).
PacketFabric customers can access IBM Cloud services in Dallas, Texas; San Francisco, California; and Washington, D.C., from any location on the PacketFabric network.
“Both PacketFabric and IBM have expertise in the industrial sector along with financial services and healthcare,” says Jezzibell Gilmore, SVP of Business Development at PacketFabric. “Customers seeking a dedicated connection to IBM Cloud services can now instantly establish connectivity using PacketFabric’s private network.”
“Whether they are modernizing core business apps or using cloud-native techniques to generate new value from data, enterprises need fast, reliable and protected connectivity between remote networks and the IBM Cloud,” comments Kit Linton, Vice President of Network, IBM Cloud. “The collaboration with PacketFabric can provide businesses with the connectivity they need for hybrid workloads.”
As a scalable Connectivity-as-a-Service platform, PacketFabric offers cost-effective network connectivity on demand. With its cloud connectivity service, the company is meeting the market demand for high-bandwidth connectivity to leading cloud service companies, such as IBM.
For more information about PacketFabric, visit packetfabric.com.
For more information on connecting to IBM Cloud services with PacketFabric, visit https://www.packetfabric.com/cloud-connectivity/ibm-cloud/.
PacketFabric redefines how companies procure, consume, and manage their network connectivity services. Leveraging an innovative, entirely automated SDN-based network architecture and the latest in optical and packet switching technology, PacketFabric enables dynamic, real-time connectivity services between major carrier-neutral colocation facilities at terabit-scale. PacketFabric facilitates coast-to-coast connectivity between more than 150 premier colocation facilities across 17 U.S. markets, and enables simple, cost-effective, and scalable network deployment via its advanced Application Program Interface (API) and web-based portal. For more information, visit www.packetfabric.com or connect with PacketFabric on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
NantWorks, LLC, founded by renowned physician scientist and inventor of the first human nanoparticle chemotherapeutic agent Abraxane®, Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, is the umbrella organization for the following entities: NantHealth, NantMobileHealth, NantOmics, NantBio, NantCell, NantPharma, NantCapital and NantCloud. Fact-based and solution-driven, each of NantWorks’ division entities operate at the nexus of innovation and infrastructure. The core mission of NantWorks is convergence and a systems approach to human biology: to develop and deliver a diverse range of technologies that accelerates innovation, broaden the scope of scientific discovery, enhance ground-breaking research, and improve healthcare treatment for those in need. NantWorks is building an integrated fact-based, genomically and proteomically-informed, personalized approach to the delivery of care and the development of next generation diagnostics and therapeutics for life threatening diseases such as Cancer, Infectious Diseases and Alzheimer’s. For more information please visit www.nantworks.com and follow Dr. Soon-Shiong on Twitter at @DrPatSoonShiong.