HGC extends AWS Direct Connect cloud service to HK

Hutchison Global Communications Limited (HGC), the fixed-line division of Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings Limited, announced that its Amazon Web Service  Direct Connect cloud service offerings have been extended to Hong Kong.

Corporate customers around the world can now connect to AWS in Hong Kong via HGC’s high-speed Ethernet network at speeds up to 10G.

Connecting six AWS cloud sites in the US, Europe and Asia

HGC AWS Direct Connect service enables any AWS user to connect offices, data centres and business continuity facilities anywhere in the world using HGC’s ultra-fast and highly- reliable Ethernet network. The service covers connections to AWS via sites in Northern California, London, Frankfurt, Singapore, Tokyo and Hong Kong (tbc AMS), and serves users requiring dedicated private connectivity and consistent networking performance.

Provision of private AWS connectivity for customers in Hong Kong via HGC’s local network is quick and efficient, while extension of HGC’s AWS Direct Connect service to the territory provides alternative connectivity for AWS users in other Asian locations.

VPLS public cloud connectivity at speeds up to 10G

HGC’s advanced and reliable optic-fibre network equips customers with Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS) connectivity at speeds up to 10G. HGC operates as a one-stop cloud solutions provider. This means customers can also opt for HGC’s network consultancy, project management and 24/7 technical support options to reduce IT resources and focus on core business activities.