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 Telia Carrier'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 TeliaCarrier’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.


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

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

Julien Drouard

Europe locations

Europe Stockholm 1


North America locations

North America

Available on-demand


General info about cloud connect

Technical highlights

1Gbps and 10 Gbps ports available
Use the same port for additional Telia Carrier products
Multiple redundancy options
Geographically diverse
Order through My Carrier, 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
Dual NOCs situated in secure underground locations
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)

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