Globecomm to Interoperate Its Network with Amazon Web Services
Globecomm announced it has joined the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN) as a Standard Technology Partner. This agreement will enable Globecomm to seamlessly interoperate its global satellite and fiber network with AWS’ storage, compute and cloud content delivery services.
With multiple direct connections to AWS, Globecomm can provision customer content, work processes and resilient network connectivity into AWS. Customers already using AWS to support their processes can benefit from access to Globecomm’s teleports, satellite capacity, fiber points of presence and cloud software applications running on the platform.
Globecomm is currently expanding its existing global points-of-presence with AWS within the North America, Central Europe and Southeast Asia regions. The company anticipates deploying hybrid cloud-satellite-fiber solutions for customers in media and entertainment, enterprise video and the Internet of Things (IOT). These hybrid solutions will reach beyond the edges of the network to remote facilities, ships, offshore platforms and vehicles in motion around the world, Globecomm stated.
“We have been developing platforms and scalable customer solutions on AWS since late 2014,” said Globecomm Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Jason Juranek. “Like many of our customers, we turned to AWS for cost-effective, secure hosting of our own applications and content.”