Megaport Launches Direct Connectivity to the World’s #1 CRM – Salesforce
The launch of Megaport’s elastic interconnection service will provide direct, scalable connectivity to the Salesforce Platform. As a Salesforce Express Connect Partner, Megaport can boost performance, increase application reliability, as well as help meet industry regulatory and compliance demands by establishing a direct, private connection to the Salesforce infrastructure through its global SDN.
“Salesforce has revolutionized the way that businesses go to the market and has fundamentally transformed how companies build digital relationships with customers. This agreement enables both companies to help drive protected, private, direct connectivity. Megaport has developed a set of tools and features that make it very easy for organizations of all sizes and varying technical capabilities to directly connect to the Salesforce Platform,” said Vincent English, Chief Executive Officer, Megaport.
John Carney, SVP Industries, Communications and Media, Salesforce, added, “We are thrilled that Megaport has been recognized as a Salesforce Express Connect partner and is helping global companies across industries connect with their customers in new ways. Megaport’s industry expertise in network connectivity and innovative Network as a Service model will benefit our mutual customers and help boost performance.”
Key Points / Highlights:
- Connectivity with Megaport to the Salesforce Platform is available in two markets from North America and one market from EMEA. Initial markets and data centers include San Jose, Ashburn, and Frankfurt. Additional data centers are in the planning phases for 2018.
- Megaport users will be able to provision private, secure, and direct connections to the Salesforce Platform services from 185+ Megaport enabled data centers.
Megaport is a global leading provider of Elastic Interconnection services. Using Software Defined Networking (SDN), the company’s global platform enables customers to rapidly connect their network to other services across the Megaport Network. Established in 2013 and founded by Bevan Slattery, Megaport built one of the world’s first SDN-based Elastic Interconnection platform designed to provide a secure, seamless, and on-demand way for enterprises, networks, and services to interconnect.