Cloud Connect X

High performance private connections to your public cloud services

Applications running in public cloud often need high performance, secure connections to your internal users, applications and data to work effectively.

We can connect your Amazon Web Services and Azure environments directly to your own data centre or network environment, or add it to your Claranet private MPLS network. Benefit from high-performance, secure and convenient transfer of data between your environments at a predictable monthly fee. All data charges are included, with no nasty surprise monthly charges.

Why choose Claranet for public cloud connections?

  • Direct connection to your existing DC, colocation environment or Claranet MPLS network
  • Expert implementation removes complexity & risk of error
  • No additional data charges, just choose the bandwidth you require
  • Connectivity into AWS and Azure

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Direct, private connection to Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services

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Service overview

  • Connect to multiple cloud services: Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services
  • Secure private connection
  • Lower latency compared with VPN
  • High availability 99.99% SLA
  • Links from London and Amsterdam provide resiliency
  • No data usage charges


  • Cloud Connect to your own network, colocation or data centre
    • No need for separate bearers means lead-time is days, not months
    • Just choose bandwidth required – no bearer install cost
  • Bandwidth options: 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 300, 400, 500Mbp/s

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How we work with you


Our experts can advise you on which of our Cloud Connect X services is best suited to your business needs.


Setting up these services is often complex, you are connecting public cloud services to more traditional networking technologies. Claranet has the experience of both, working with Claranet Public Cloud experts removes the burden of provisioning the connection yourself, saving you time and avoiding costly errors.


We take care of the ongoing 24x7 management and monitoring of your service. However, you retain the control you need with access to round-the-clock UK support.


We work with you to ensure your service continually meets your needs.

Cloud Connect X business benefits

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Private connection to your public cloud services

Business Benefits of Service Quality

Service quality

Dedicated, high performance bandwidth

Business Benefit of predictable cost

Predictable cost

No surprise additional data charges

Related services

Managed Networks and MPLS

Questions? Get in contact with us

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Please give us a call on 0207 685 8000 between 09:00 - 17:30 Monday to Friday to speak with one of the sales team.

For small business enquiries, please call Claranet SOHO on 0800 640 8009

Looking for technical support? Our UK support team are available 24x7x365 to help on 0330 390 0500


  • What is Cloud Connect X?

    The Claranet Cloud Connect X service connects your MPLS network through to your Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services platform on a secure, private interconnect from our data centre. Interconnects will be located in London and Amsterdam offering redundancy as standard.

  • Do Claranet offer Azure and AWS?

    Claranet offer the connectivity to the Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services platforms. Currently, you must purchase the Azure and AWS services from alternative suppliers.

  • Which data centres are the interconnects located in?

    The interconnects are within Claranet’s data centres at London Telecity (Sovereign House) and Amsterdam (Telecity 1).

  • Does data transferred have usage billing?

    Claranet do not charge for data transferred to the Azure or AWS platform. Some providers do charge customers a data usage charge. Data transfer charges may be incurred directly from Azure or AWS depending on the package consumed.

  • Are there any monthly data allowances?

    Claranet does not impose any data transfer allowances. Data transfer allowances may be incurred directly from Azure or AWS depending on the package consumed.