VMware provides the connection option Direct Connect for Network Exchange.

VMware has partnered with specific NSPs to provide Direct Connect for Network Exchange. VMware and select NSPs offer joint connectivity to bring fast, dedicated, right-sized connectivity to vCloud Air and Horizon Air customers from anywhere on the NSPs' global MPLS networks.

For the list of all Network Exchange Network Service Providers for Direct Connect and the vCloud Air locations where it is available, see Dedicated Connectivity – Direct Connect.

Direct Connect for Network Exchange provides the following benefits:

Dedicated connectivity: 1 or 10Gbps options

Fastest time-to-value; often connections are provisioned in less than 7 days

Supports access to the vCloud Air Advanced Networking Service

Supports additional value-added services from NSPs (varies by NSP)

Areas of Responsibility with Direct Connect for Network Exchange
Areas of Responsibility with Direct Connect for Network Exchange