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Experience a controlled, scalable, and flexible connection to Azure ExpressRoute.

Arelion Cloud Connect for Azure ExpressRoute

Arelion Cloud Connect provides customers with controlled, flexible and scalable private network connectivity to Azure ExpressRoute locations offering 1, 2, 5, or 10Gb/s link options over Arelion’s award winning backbone.

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 Azure ExpressRoute on-ramps within an Azure region for maximum redundancy and gain control over a well-architected framework.

Azure ExpressRoute locations

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

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.

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Europe locations
Microsoft Azure region Interconnect city Interconnect TC PoP
Europe Slough

Equinix LD5

(2 diverse routers)

Europe Amsterdam

Equinix AM5

(2 diverse routers)

Europe Frankfurt

Equinix FR3

(2 diverse routers)

Europe Oslo


(2 diverse routers)

Europe Paris

lnterxion PAR-5

(2 diverse routers)

Europe Stockholm

Equinix SK1

Equinix SK1

North America locations
Microsoft Azure region Interconnect city Interconnect TC PoP
North America Ashburn

Equinix DC2

(2 diverse routers)

North America Chicago

Equinix CH1+

(2 diverse routers)

North America Dallas

Equinix DA1

(2 diverse routers)

North America San Jose

Equinix SV1

(2 diverse routers)

North America Seattle

Sabey Data Centers

Westin building/Equinix

Asia locations
Microsoft Azure region Interconnect city Interconnect TC PoP
Asia Hongkong

Equinix HK1

(2 diverse routers)

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 Azure ExpressRoute 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. 
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Arelion Cloud Connect ordering

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

  • Log in to the Microsoft Azure portal and configure the Azure ExpressRoute circuit. Remember to select TeliaCarrier (formerly known as Arelion) as your provider.
  • After configuration, you will receive an ExpressRoute Service Key. Keep a record of this key, as you will need to add it to the MyArelion portal for further configuration.

Next steps: 

  • Log in to the MyArelion portal to set up your Cloud Connect service using the ExpressRoute Service Key.
  • Return to the Microsoft Azure portal to confirm that the status of the ExpressRoute is listed as "provisioned."

For any assistance regarding the MyArelion Portal and Cloud Connect configuration, please reach out to the Arelion support team. For support related to the Azure ExpressRoute service, please contact Microsoft or refer to the Microsoft Azure documentation.

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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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