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SX Fabric

Service Exchange

Interconnect Global Workflows

Enterprises of all sizes must interconnect global workflows to serve the always-on customer. This new reality demands an IT architecture that securely and directly connects digital ecosystems locally and globally. With an ideal meeting place to manage workflows and integrate digital systems, IT can bring users, networks, clouds, systems and things to the data, removing barriers of data gravity as a result.

Digital Realty's solution connects hubs across metros and regions to enable the secure and distributed workflows required to create centers of data exchange and scale digital business.

  • Provisioned virtual interconnection matched to business needs based on type, speed, destination, time of day or ecosystem participant
  • Secure and trusted workflow and ecosystem connectivity at global points of business presence in Network Hubs on PlatformDIGITAL®
  • Optimized performance and control to support the exploding volume and highly interactive traffic behaviors of digital business workflows

Key Benefits

  • Enable SDN-based interconnection globally
  • Service chain multi-cloud and B2B applications globally
  • Virtually connect clouds and digital ecosystems locally and globally
  • Enable secure B2B workflow collaboration

Implement Service Exchange on PlatformDIGITAL®

  • Enable distributed workflows at centers of data exchange
  • Integrate cloud and B2B ecosystems with virtual interconnection
  • Interconnect control and data hubs to participate in distributed workflows


  • Global provisioning access via Service Exchange, powered by Megaport, Portal/APIs
  • Global interconnection switching infrastructure
  • Secure, SDN-based virtual cross connection to clouds and other business partners
  • Multi-cloud virtual router
  • Inter-metro and inter-region interconnection fabric
  • Open, global cloud ecosystem connectivity

Service Exchange, Powered by Megaport, One Unified Global Experience

Explore how Service Exchange multi-cloud routing and ecosystem connectivity, underpinned by Digital Realty's robust interconnection and switching infrastructure.

  • 16 Global Metros (8 more planned in 2020)
  • 60+ Digital Realty Facilities
  • 130+ On Ramps
  • 8 Cloud Service Providers
  • 70+ Global Cloud Regions
  • 450+ 3rd party enabled Data Centres

Service Exchange-enabled Metros

North America

  • Atlanta
  • Bay Area
  • Boston
  • Charlotte
  • Chicago
  • Dallas
  • Houston
  • Los Angeles
  • Miami
  • New York City
  • Northern Virginia
  • Phoenix
  • Portland
  • Toronto


  • Amsterdam
  • Frankfurt
  • London

Asia Pacific

  • Osaka
  • Singapore

Case Studies

  • Case Study Highlights

    • 80% reduction in cloud network cost with on-demand, secure multi-cloud connections
    • Simplified management of cloud service providers with Service Exchange allows on-the-fly access to cloud providers of choice
    • 24/7/365 global data collection and analysis

    Having Service Exchange not only lowers the cost of our bandwidth by 80%, it also makes setting up the virtual environment much easier.

    Dmitriy Karpman, CTO and Founder, Hive
  • Case Study Highlights

    • 10X increase in bandwidth from direct, private connection has yielded a drastic reduction in virtual workload migration for our customers
    • 50X improvement in ability to burst for big workloads, reducing costs and adding flexibility
    • Global, direct connections yielding 15% decrease in latency

    We now have 10x the bandwidth with painless provisioning to difference cloud service providers.

    Brad Schwartz, IT Project Manager, Client Instant Access
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