Astound Business May 20, 2022
Astound Azure server room rack

Get a direct connection with Azure ExpressRoute

Hosted and dedicated Ethernet options

Your private fast lane to Azure for quick, reliable uploads and downloads with increased agility.

Astound enables your office locations and data centers to connect directly to Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute and other public and private cloud platforms. With bandwidth options up to 100 Gbps over dedicated fiber, our datacenter access solutions bypass the public internet, ensuring data privacy and guaranteeing enhanced scalable throughput speeds through optimized connectivity.

Benefits

Get a more consistent network experience than Internet-based connections

Better Resiliency

Our fiber ring topology helps protect critical data with superior network availability.

Enhanced security

Data is routed across the Astound network and isolated from the public Internet.

Lower cost of ownership

Experience cost savings when compared to standard Internet access charges into Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute.

Connection Types

There are two types of connections we can provide through our Ethernet products

Hosted

Hosted connections to AWS are available at speeds from 50 to 500 Mbps, giving you the flexibility to choose what’s right for your business.
Ethernet Product: EVPL (Ethernet Virtual Private Line)
Bandwidth: 50, 100, 200, 300, 400, and 500 Mbps

Dedicated

Available at 1 Gig and 10 Gig capacity, a Dedicated connection provides higher bandwidth and gives you a physical Ethernet port dedicated to your company.
Ethernet Product: EPL (Ethernet Private Line)
Bandwidth: 1 Gig, 10 Gig