Uses PacketFabric as an API-Driven AWS Direct Connect Solution


The Challenge needed to service its fast-growing customer base with a simple, easy to use Direct Connect solution.

The Solution

Both Equinix DC5 and Coresite VA1 Reston (us-east-1 Direct Connect location) are on-net locations for PacketFabric. The PacketFabric team proposed that request a virtual circuit to the Coresite VA1 location using the PacketFabric web portal.

The Results

  • Layer 3 connectivity was established by the customer with their own router as expected
  • The PacketFabric platform provides valuable insight into’s network performance
  • PacketFabric gives instant access to a secure solution for connecting to AWS Direct Connect

About is the leading bare metal cloud for developers. Its proprietary technology automates physical servers and networks without the use of virtualization or multi-tenancy; powering over 60k deployments each month in its 20 global datacenters.

Founded in 2014 and based in New York City, Packet has quickly become the provider of choice for leading enterprises, SaaS companies, and software innovators. In addition to its public cloud, Packet’s unique “Private Deployment” model enables companies to automate their own infrastructure in facilities all over the world.

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Customer Quote

“The architecture of an at-scale Internet property is becoming increasingly complex, with bare metal hosting, collocation, public cloud (e.g. AWS), and Content Delivery services all playing an important part,” said Adam Rothschild, Co-Founder and SVP of Infrastructure at Packet Host, Inc. “Now more than ever before, our clients are looking for a secure and performant alternative to the ‘Public Internet’ for interconnection between all service components. The self-service automation provided by the PacketFabric platform, coupled with their massive footprint and support for 100G, is truly industry-leading, and well received by our customers.”

About PacketFabric

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.

Next Steps

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