Benefits of Cloud Connect
Available to All Clients Subscribing to MCNC’s Internet Service
Full Set of Customizable Solutions
High Capacity Peering With the Internet2 Peer Exchange (I2PX)
How It Works
In collaboration with Internet2, MCNC can provide infrastructure to connect to the cloud, which equips organizations with the speed, capacity, reliability, and security to help deliver on performance.
MCNC’s backbone, NCREN (North Carolina Research and Education Network), is interconnected to the Internet2 backbone, the nation’s largest and fastest coast-to-coast research and education network.
Over the Internet
Utilizing the high capacity peerings with the Internet2 Peer Exchange (I2PX), clients subscribed to MCNC’s Internet service can leverage optimized IP paths to the public cloud providers, including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud.
MCNC’s engineers will work with you to configure the best solution for your connection to the Cloud Connect service. For example, MCNC can provide a direct Layer 2 path to public cloud providers, including AWS Direct Connect, MS ExpressRoute, or Google Partner Interconnect.
24x7x365 Network Operations Center
MCNC’s world class Network Operations Center is centrally located in RTP, NC and provides proactive, continuous monitoring of the backbone and the network connections to MCNC’s statewide network, NCREN. Each client connected to the network can call the NOC anytime of day, including holidays, for network support.