Internet2 Cloud Connect Adds New 100 Gbps Connections in San Jose to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
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By Linda Roos, Internet2 Senior Director for State and Regional Networks
The Internet2 Cloud Connect (I2CC) service recently added two 100 Gbps connections to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) via Oracle FastConnect in San Jose, California.
San Jose is now the third location where I2CC offers OCI connectivity, in addition to Ashburn, Virginia, and Dallas, Texas. Those connections tie to OCI’s U.S. West (San Jose), U.S. East (Ashburn), and U.S. West (Phoenix) regions, respectively.
Reach the Cloud with I2CC
This expanded offering is part of Internet2’s ongoing efforts to enhance the I2CC service and upgrade the interconnection capacity between the Internet2 network and major cloud providers. Ultimately, these efforts support rapid cloud adoption by researchers, IT professionals, and service providers across the research and education (R&E) community.
I2CC is available to R&E institutions connected to the Internet2 network. The service enables those institutions to use a combination of the Internet2 infrastructure along with their regional or state network infrastructure to obtain up to 5 Gbps of private Layer 2 and Layer 3 access at no additional fee from Internet2. (Oracle fees apply.)
Use Insight Console Virtual Networks to Self-Manage Cloud Connections
I2CC subscribers can use Internet2 Insight Console Virtual Networks to self-manage cloud connections. Virtual Networks supports creating, modifying, and deleting connections.