Cloud Connect

MCNC’s Cloud Connect service gives clients subscribed to our Internet services the ability to support direct connections with public cloud providers, including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud.

Benefits of Cloud Connect

Direct Layer 2 Path to Public Cloud Providers

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.

Customizable Solution

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.

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Connectivity Resources

Did You Know (pdf)

Network performance monitoring

Understanding VLANS

Troubleshooting Traffic Flow Through Cisco ASA Firewalls

Performance monitoring easy as Pi

Basic Networking Utilities II

Campus Network Design – High level overview of campus network design and operation

DDoS – Video

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