Masergy Communications Inc., a global leader in managed networking and cloud services, today announced the addition of the Microsoft Azure cloud platform to its Cloud Marketplace of service providers. Masergy has directly connected its global Software Defined Network (SDN) Platform to Azure’s data centers.
Enterprise customers now have reliable access to their Azure-hosted applications over Masergy’s high-performance network. Through the use of the Masergy network, customers can take advantage of quality of service (QoS) features to ensure optimum application performance and reliability.
Masergy’s direct connectivity to the Azure cloud platform brings a number of advanced managed service features to customers, including:
- Intelligent Service Control for global bandwidth on demand
- Intelligent Network Analyst for real-time network and application analysis
“Finding the right cloud provider to host applications and web services is only part of the equation,” said Tim Naramore, CTO, Masergy. “Organizations must also choose the best service provider to connect their corporate networks and data centers to the Azure cloud platform. Masergy simplifies this process by offering a fully-tested and predictable connection that ensures the application performance levels that businesses require.”