HNS Cloud Connect provides a private, dedicated, high-throughput network connection between on-premises IT environments and leading Cloud environments including Azure and AWS. These connections bypass the public Internet and offer more reliability, faster speeds, lower latencies and superior data privacy and security.
Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute provides a high-performance, private and secure connection between your IT environment and Microsoft Azure and Office 365. As a Microsoft Cloud solutions provider, HNS offer redundant links into the Azure cloud, providing greater privacy and security than typical cloud connections. Connecting direct enables enterprises to build hybrid cloud environments with greater network control, Security and reliability that would not otherwise be possible using the Internet. ExpressRoute connections that transfer data between on-premises and Azure can also help drive down operating costs, while improving quality of experience (QoE) for latency-sensitive applications like Skype, Microsoft Lync and Remote Desktop.
Connection speeds are available from 50Mb/s to 10Gb/s.