Networking for Cloud
Secure, Fast Solutions
Get to the cloud faster with secure, abundant, shared and dedicated capacity using Internet2’s Networking for the Cloud Solution, including Internet2 Peer Exchange, Cloud Connect, and Rapid Private Interconnect. To support the rapid adoption by researchers, IT professionals and service providers we have tailored the capabilities of research and education networks to connect you to the cloud with our trusted high performance and secure infrastructure.
Internet2 Peer Exchange (I2PX)
Internet2 Peer Exchange (I2PX) was designed from the ground up to focus on hosting cloud providers most valued by the Research and Education community.
Use your regional’s infrastructure in conjunction with the Internet2 Network to reach cloud resources, including Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute, Amazon AWS Direct Connect, and Google Cloud Platform Dedicated Interconnect.
Internet2 Rapid Private Interconnect (RPI)
Rapid Private Interconnect (RPI) allows Internet2 connectors to present themselves for private peering at selected national peering locations.
Can We Use All the Bandwidth? IceCube Project Update
The IceCube project recently worked with Internet2’s Cloud Connect service to stream data for a science run that used 100 PFLOPS of cloud compute, producing 130 TB of data streaming data collectively at close to 100 Gbps.
State & Regional R&E Networks
Discover how R&E Networks leverage the Internet2 Network and Networking for Cloud services to provide connectivity for the R&E community.
Community Case Studies
Supporting competitive esports: KINBER and Internet2 help address an increased infrastructure demand to accommodate competitive gaming across college campuses.
Video: Overview of Networking for Cloud
Watch to get an overview of Internet2 cloud connectivity solutions, including Internet2 Peer Exchange; Internet2 Cloud Connect; and Internet2 Rapid Private Interconnect.
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