Connect to Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Maximise the potential of your AWS instance with Console Connect. Get real-time access to low-latency and secure direct connectivity from our leading MPLS network, which spans more than 150 countries around the globe.

Fully automated, software defined connectivity to AWS

Amazon Web Services is the dominant cloud platform, with a global reach and a strong range of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) offerings. Whether your organisation has adopted a hybrid or multi-cloud approach, the SDN-powered Console Connect platform can provide real-time access to the AWS cloud from enterprise locations around the world, as well as interconnect your AWS instance with your existing data centres and other clouds.

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Choose Console Connect for…

Reduced Complexity

Self-service portal with an intuitive UI. Manage your AWS Direct Connect access 24/7 from anywhere in the world.

Greater Flexibility

No more long lead times and restrictive contracts. Connect from 1 day to 3 years and only pay for what you need. Dial your cloud connection bandwidth up and down as required to match your AWS workload.

Improved Performance

Private connectivity to AWS Direct Connect that bypasses the public internet, providing a better user experience and improves efficiency and performance. Port capacities up to 10G are also available in select data centers.


Truly automated, multi-cloud business connectivity platform that combines software and network architectures. Fast and secure direct connectivity to your AWS cloud as and when you need it

API Enabled Network

Enables integration with your own or your partner’s existing ecosystems and infrastructures.

Global Reach

Leverage our leading MPLS network and interconnect seamlessly with a global ecosystem of cloud, SaaS and business partners.

Visibility & Monitoring

Easily monitor your AWS Direct Connect connection performance. View bandwidth allocation and utilisation.

Uptime of 99.999

Ensure your business critical applications stay running regardless of public internet performance.

AWS Direct Connect Locations

The AWS Direct Connect locations listed below are the colocation facilities where interconnects are provisioned.

Region (Direct Connect Locations)Region Code CityData Centre
Africa (Cape Town)af-south-1Cape TownTeraco CT1
Asia Pacific (Hong Kong)ap-east-1Hong KongEquinix HK1
Asia Pacific (Osaka)ap-northeast-3OsakaEquinix OS1
Asia Pacific (Seoul)ap-northeast-2SeoulKINX
Asia Pacific (Singapore)ap-southeast-1Hong KongiAdvantage Mega-i
Asia Pacific (Singapore)ap-southeast-1Kuala LumpurMenara AIMS
Asia Pacific (Singapore)ap-southeast-1SingaporeEquinix SG2
Asia Pacific (Singapore)ap-southeast-1SingaporeGlobal Switch
Asia Pacific (Sydney)ap-southeast-2SydneyGlobal Switch SY6
Asia Pacific (Sydney)ap-southeast-2SydneyEquinix SY3
Asia Pacific (Tokyo)ap-northeast-1TokyoEquinix TY2
Asia Pacific (Tokyo)ap-northeast-1TokyoAT Tokyo Chuo Data Center
Asia Pacific (Tokyo)ap-northeast-1TaipeiChief Telecom LY
Canada (Central)ca-central-1MontréalCologix MTL3
EU (Frankfurt)eu-central-1ParisTelehouse Voltaire
EU (Frankfurt)eu-central-1FrankfurtEquinix FR5
EU (Frankfurt)eu-central-1FrankfurtInterxion FRA6
EU (Frankfurt)eu-central-1ZurichInterxion ZUR1
EU (Ireland)eu-west-1Cape TownTeraco CT1
EU (Ireland)eu-west-1JohannesburgTeraco JB1
EU (Ireland)eu-west-1DubaiEquinix DX1
EU (Ireland)eu-west-1LondonDigital Realty (UK) Docklands
EU (London)eu-west-2LondonDigital Realty (UK) Docklands
EU (London)eu-west-2LondonTelehouse West
EU (Paris)eu-west-3ParisTelehouse Voltaire
EU (Paris)eu-west-3ParisInterxion PAR7
EU (Paris)eu-west-3Paris
US East (N. Virginia)us-east-1AshburnAshburn Equinix DC2/DC11
US East (N. Virginia)us-east-1DallasDallas Equinix DA2
US East (N. Virginia)us-east-1MiamiMiami Equinix MI1
US East (N. Virginia)us-east-1RestonReston CoreSite VA1
US East (Ohio)us-east-2ChicagoEquinix CH2
US West (N. California)us-west-1El SegundoEquinix LA3
US West (N. California)us-west-1Los AngelesCoreSite LA1
US West (N. California)us-west-1San JoseEquinix SV5
US West (Oregon)us-west-2Las VegasSwitch SUPERNAP 8
US West (Oregon)us-west-2SeattleEquinix SE2

How to connect to AWS

Uncontended 1:1 connectivity to AWS, based on the extremely resilient Console Connect network. Select bandwidth across all of the AWS tiers, from 50Mb to 10Gb as you need it, for as long as you need it.

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