IMB Cloud

Experience a controlled, scalable, and flexible connection to IBM Direct Link.

Cloud Connect for IBM Cloud Direct Link

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

Our Cloud Connect service provides customers with a 50 Mbps to 10 Gbps link to an IBM Direct Link location, using Arelion's award winning backbone. 

Architect for control

Use Cloud Connect to configure Direct Link and extend your network into IBM Cloud over a private connection enabled by Arelion’s multiple points of presence and extensive network. Cloud Connect allows you to connect to multiple IBM Cloud on-ramps for maximum redundancy and to gain control over your cloud network.

IMB Direct Link locations

Connect to the following Direct Link Peering locations with Cloud Connect. Connectivity options start at 50 Mbps and scale up to 10 Gbps.

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

Julien Drouard
Europe locations
Europe Stockholm 1


North America locations
US - South


US - East  



General info about cloud connect

Technical highlights
1Gbps and 10 Gbps ports available (for the connections with Cloud Service Providers, we can offer all bandwidths supported by the CSP)
Use the same port for additional Arelion products
Multiple redundancy options
Geographically diverse
Order through 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)

Did you know our IP backbone is ranked #1 worldwide?

  • World's #1 IP backbone
  • Awarded customer service
  • 350+ POPs in 35 countries 


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