Arrcus, a large-scale networking software company and specialist in core-to-edge infrastructure, announced that CoreSite has deployed its Multi-Cloud Networking (MCN) solution to help enable the Open Cloud Exchange (OCX) from CoreSite.
The Open Cloud Exchange is an enterprise network services solution that enables customers to deploy high-performance hybrid architectures quickly, securely, and cost-effectively. CoreSite leverages the ACE MCN solution to extend its software-defined networking platform by automating additional provisioning capabilities within AWS and Microsoft Azure Cloud and direct cloud-to-cloud communication capabilities across fully managed virtual routers from CoreSite.
Arrcus’ ACE MCN solution in CoreSite’s OCX went live in May 2022 in eight markets: Los Angeles, San Francisco Bay Area, Denver, Chicago, New York, Boston, Miami, and Virginia. Since then, CoreSite has expanded availability to its two new data center markets – Atlanta and Orlando – and is running on a roadmap to add other leading cloud and SaaS service providers to the OCX, in addition AWS and Microsoft® Azure Cloud.
CoreSite’s Open Cloud Exchange, powered by ACE MCN, enables businesses to:
• Scale and rapidly deploy new applications across multiple US markets with cross-market connectivity
• Improve network performance and security with guaranteed private network isolation, lower throughput and latency compared to public Internet connections
• Accelerate time to market and gain control and options
• Recover expensive cloud egress fees and redirect internal funds and resources to other business priorities
Shekar Ayyar, CEO and President of Arrcus, said, “Arrcus is delighted to have been selected by CoreSite for its OCX platform. Enterprises are looking for a seamless and secure hybrid cloud connectivity solution with the flexibility to quickly scale up or down.
“The ACE MCN solution, differentiated by our unique strength in routing, provides the OCX with secure hyper-scalable performance, faster time to market and improved economics, giving their customers an edge competitive.”
The Arrcus ACE MCN solution enables highly available connectivity for workloads and data with performance and security at scale across any cloud, any region, and any site. The solution consists of ArcEdge – secure data plane software that leverages unique virtual routing capabilities with ArcOS and ArcOrchestrator for cloud-native orchestration that automates and dramatically reduces multi-cloud network setup time from days to a few hours.
The programmability and flexibility of the Arrcus solution enables CoreSite to deliver virtual routing services to customers in minutes, dramatically increasing agility and efficiency. Fast and secure cloud connectivity is essential for businesses to succeed in today’s digital economy. The Arrcus solution enables CoreSite to provide integrated security and orchestration to achieve greater control and increased speed to market. This allows their customers to recoup expensive cloud egress fees and redirect internal funds and resources to other business priorities.
Brian Warren, Senior Vice President, Product Development and Engineering at CoreSite, said, “We are leveraging Arrcus’ virtual routers in CoreSite OCX to enable our customers to quickly expand their reach to market and gain an edge. competitive while reducing the total cost of ownership.
“With just a few clicks in MyCoreSite, our service delivery platform, customers can quickly establish direct and secure virtual connections to multiple service providers and the public cloud for fast, automated provisioning.”