AWS Direct Connect

Experience a controlled, scalable, and flexible connection to AWS Direct Connect.

Cloud Connect for AWS Direct Connect

Cloud Connect provides customers with controlled, flexible and scalable private network connectivity to AWS Direct Connect locations.

Through our Cloud Connect offering, customers can select from 1, 2, 5, or 10Gb/s link alternatives to access an AWS Direct Connect location using Arelion's award-winning backbone infrastructure.

Architect for control

Configure your service to match your redundancy requirements. Using Arelion’s multiple points-of-presence and extensive network, you can choose the right service to suit your needs. Cloud Connect allows you to connect to multiple Direct Connect on-ramps within an AWS region for maximum redundancy and gain control over a well-architected framework.

AWS network locations

Connect to the following AWS Direct Connect locations with Arelion’s Cloud Connect at connectivity capacity options of 50Mb/s to 10Gb/s.

Arelion was able to guide Ankama through the AWS Direct Connect set-up process and co-ordinate the delivery of dedicated connectivity using Arelion’s network - an effortless experience.

Julien Drouard
Europe locations
AWS region Interconnect city Interconnect TC PoP
EU Central (Frankfurt) Frankfurt
Equinix AM3
EU West (Dublin) Slough

Equinix LD5

Digital Realty Docklands

EU West (London) Slough

Equinix LD5

Digital Realty Docklands

EU North (Stockholm) Stockholm

Equinix SK1

Equinix SK1

North America locations
AWS region Interconnect city Interconnect TC PoP
US East (N. Virginia)



Equinix DC2


US East (Ohio)





US West (Oregon) Portland EdgeConnex
US West (N. California) San Jose Equinix
Asia locations
AWS region Interconnect city Interconnect TC PoP
Asia Singapore


Global Switch

General info about Cloud Connect

Technical highlights
1GE, 10GE and 100GE ports available to connect you to Arelion. For the connections with Cloud Service Providers, we can offer all bandwidths supported by the CSP which range between 50Mbps and 10Gbps
Use the same port for additional Arelion products
Multiple redundancy options
Geographically diverse
Order through My Arelion, our customer portal
Security highlights

With network infrastructure extended into the cloud, your security perimeter becomes more complex. Cloud Connect adds a secure layer between your network and the cloud provider, eliminating exposure to the public internet.

Secure by design features
NOC situated in a well secured and connected building with multiple power sources
Physical and logical security from design to deployment
A network-wide User Acceptance Policy
Customer Service authentication procedures
Clear customer data handling policies
Secure web portal (TLS version 1.2)

How to order Cloud Connect

Connect to AWS Direct Connect using Arelion’s global high-capacity backbone.

Arelion Ethernet Port ordering

Video instruction for customers who do not have Arelion network connection ports.

For any support related to MyArelion Portal and Cloud Connect configuration please contact the Arelion support team. 

Arelion Cloud Connect ordering

Video instruction for customers on how to order Cloud Connect from the CSP side.

  • Locate your AWS Account ID on the AWS portal.
  • Log in to the MyArelion portal to configure your Cloud Connect service using the AWS Account ID.
  • Return to the AWS portal to accept and configure AWS DirectConnect.

For any support related to the MyArelion portal and Cloud Connect configuration, please contact the Arelion support team. For support related to the AWS DirectConnect service, kindly reach out to AWS or refer to the AWS documentation.

Want to learn more?

Read or guide to understand the defenition of What Cloud Connect is and how to access the cloud.

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