News / April 24, 2018

Press Release: IX Reach supports new Google Cloud Partner Interconnect product

IX Reach Supports Hybrid Network Connections to Google Cloud with Cloud Direct Connect for Google Cloud Partner Interconnect

Manchester, UK – April 24th 2018: IX Reach, the global leading provider of carrier services and connectivity solutions, today announced support for Google Cloud’s Partner Interconnect, a service from Google Cloud that allows customers to connect to Google Cloud Platform from anywhere. Partner Interconnect is a new product in the Google Cloud Interconnect family. Last September, Google announced Dedicated Interconnect enables provides higher-speed and lower cost connectivity than VPN, and has become the go-to solution to connect on-premise data centres with the cloud. With Partner Interconnect, customers can now choose IX Reach to provide connectivity from their facility to the nearest Google edge point of presence. In addition they will also be able to select from a variety of subrate interface speeds varying from 100Mb to multiple 10Gb. “Partner Interconnect gives Google Cloud customers even more connectivity choices for hybrid environments,” said, John Veizades, product manager, Google Cloud. “Together with IX Reach, we are making it easier for customers to extend their on-prem infrastructure to the Google Cloud Platform.” This new addition to Google's Cloud portfolio will further strengthen IX Reach's Cloud offering; being selected as one of the first partners to offer direct and on-demand access to Google Cloud services back in 2014 began this partnership and growing their services only deepens this collaboration. "We're very proud to be partnering with Google and providing private, high-bandwidth connectivity across the globe to the Google Cloud Platform (GCP)," commented Simon Vye, CEO at IX Reach. "We are delighted to continue to support Google and we're set, certified and ready to offer our customers turnkey solutions to access and connect to the GCP." Thinking about deploying the cloud and how IX Reach can help? Why not visit our Google Cloud page for further info? Or get in touch now on

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TechRepublic: "Participating partners include AT&T, Cologix, Internet2, and Verizon in North America; AT TOKYO, KDDI, NRI, NTT, and Softbank in Japan; BT, Orange, Telemares, and Telia Carrier in EMEA; and Macquarie and Megaport in Australia, as well as Colt, DE-CIX, Digital Realty, Equinix, IX Reach, Level3, Tata Communications, and Zayo globally."  

About IX Reach

IX Reach is a global provider of network services to enterprises and carriers with cloud connectivity, direct interconnection to all major cloud providers, IX remote peering, low latency high-speed point-to-point and multipoint capacity, metro and DWDM in major cities, enterprise business IP, BGP transit, and colocation including its Global Carrier Centre in Harbour Exchange, London Docklands. IX Reach offers a cost effective portfolio of tailored network services, enabling carriers, ISPs, content and service providers of all sizes to quickly and easily increase their network footprint and connect to the Cloud without the need to invest heavily in their own infrastructure or increase resources. To speak to a member of the team about our services, please email or call us: Europe:+44 845 013 0845 USA: +1 877 671 4734