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Locations and providers

View details about the IBM Cloud data centers where Direct Link Dedicated and Connect offering are available.

Direct Link Dedicated locations

The following table provides details about the IBM Cloud data centers where Direct Link Dedicated is available. Choose a tab to see locations for Americas, APAC, and EMEA.

Table 1. Direct Link Dedicated - Americas
IBM Location Code Location Type Meet Me Room Operator Operator Site Code
Chicago 1 PoP Equinix CH4
Dallas 3 PoP 1 Equinix DA1
Dallas 4 PoP 2 Digital Realty DFW14
Dallas 10 DC QTS IRV
Dallas 12 DC Digital Realty DFW18
Dallas 13 DC CyrusOne Carrollton - Frankford
Denver 1 PoP Coresite DE1
Miami 1 PoP TERREMARK MI1
Montreal 1 DC Colo-D MON01
Montreal 3 DC Colo-D MON03
New York City 2[1] PoP Equinix NY4
New York City 3[2] PoP Equinix NY4
San Jose 2 PoP Equinix SV1
San Jose 3 DC Digital Realty SJC31
San Jose 4 DC Infomart SJC1
São Paulo 1 DC Digital Realty (Ascenty) SAO01
São Paulo 2 PoP Equinix SP4
São Paulo 3 PoP ODATA SAO03
São Paulo 4 DC ODATA SAO04
São Paulo 5 DC ASCENTY SAO05
Seattle 2 PoP Digital Realty (The Westin Building) WBX
Toronto 1 DC Digital Realty TOR01
Toronto 2 PoP Cologix TOR02
Toronto 3 PoP Equinix TR2
Toronto 4 DC Server Farm TOR04
Toronto 5 DC Digital Realty TOR05
Washington DC 2 PoP 1 Equinix DC2
Washington DC 4 DC Digital Realty IAD38
Washington DC 5 PoP 2 Coresite DC2
Washington DC 6 DC Raging Wire VA2
Washington DC 7 DC Sabey Sabey Intergate.Ashburn
Table 2. Direct Link Dedicated - APAC
IBM Location Code Location Type Meet Me Room Operator Operator Site Code
Chennai 1 DC Tata PH-01
Hong Kong 3 PoP Equinix HKG3
Melbourne 2 PoP NextDC M1
Mumbai 1 PoP GPX (Equinix) Mumbai 1
Osaka 1 PoP Equinix OS1
Osaka 21 DC IDC Frontier (SoftBank) OSA021
Osaka 22 DC IDC Frontier (SoftBank) OSA022
Osaka 23 DC IDC Frontier (SoftBank) OSA023
Singapore 1 DC Digital Realty SIN10
Sydney 1 DC Global Switch SYD01
Sydney 2 PoP 1 Equinix SY3
Sydney 3 PoP 2 NextDC SYD03
Sydney 4 DC Digital Realty SYD10
Sydney 5 DC Equinix SY4
Taipei 1 PoP Chief Telecom TPE01
Tokyo 1 Pop Equinix TY2
Tokyo 2 DC At Toyko TOK02
Tokyo 3 PoP 2 Equinix TY4
Tokyo 4 DC Softbank
Tokyo 5 DC NTT
Table 3. Direct Link Dedicated - EMEA
IBM Location Code Location Type Meet Me Room Operator Operator Site Code
Amsterdam 2 PoP Equinix AM2
Amsterdam 3 DC KPN Amsterdam 3
Frankfurt 1 PoP 1 Digital Realty FRA6
Frankfurt 2 DC CyrusOne (Zenium) FRA1
Frankfurt 3 PoP 2 Equinix FR6
Frankfurt 4 DC NTT Frankfurt 1
Frankfurt 5 DC Digital Realty FRA11
London 1 PoP Equinix (Telecity) LD8
London 2 DC Digital Realty LHR13
London 3 PoP 2 Equinix LD5
London 4 DC ARK A103
London 6 DC CyrusOne (Zenium) LON1
Madrid 1 PoP Equinix MAD01
Madrid 2 DC DATA4 Madrid Campus MAD02
Madrid 3 PoP Digital Realty MAD03
Madrid 4 DC NTT Data Center MAD04
Madrid 5 DC Digital Realty MAD05
Milan 1 DC Data 4
Milan 2 PoP Infracom Italia Infracom 21 Via Caldera Way
Paris 1 DC Global Switch Limited PAR01
Paris 2 PoP Equinix PA2
Paris 3 PoP Equinix PA4

Direct Link Connect service providers and locations

The following table lists Direct Link Connect service providers and their locations.

Table 4. Direct Link Connect by Provider
Provider Locations API integration
Anthem Americas: Washington DC 4
Ascenty Americas: São Paulo 1, São Paulo 5
At Tokyo APAC: Osaka 1, Tokyo 2
AT&T Cloud Gateway Americas: Dallas 3
AT&T NetBond for Cloud Americas: Dallas 3, Dallas 8, San Jose 2 (no diversity: on same XCR), Washington DC 2, Washington DC 3
EU: Frankfurt 1, London 1
Axtel Americas: Dallas 3
BBIX APAC: Tokyo 1, Tokyo 3
BlueFringe Americas: Dallas 3, Washington DC 2
APAC: Chennai 1
EU: Amsterdam 2, Frankfurt 3
British Telecom Americas: São Paulo 1
EU: Frankfurt 1, Frankfurt 3, London 1, London 3
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Chief Telecom APAC: Hong Kong 1, Taipei 1
China Unicom Americas: San Jose 2
APAC: Hong Kong 3
EU: Frankfurt 3
Cloudflare Americas: Dallas 3, Los Angeles 1, Washington DC 2
Cologix Americas: Chicago 1, Montreal 2, Toronto 2, Washington DC 2 Checkmark icon
Colt Americas: San Jose 2, Washington DC 2
APAC: Hong Kong 3, Tokyo 1, Tokyo 3
EU: Amsterdam 2, Frankfurt 1, Frankfurt 3, London 1, London 3, Paris 2, Paris 3
Console Connect Americas: Chicago 1, Dallas 3, Miami 1, San Jose 2
APAC: Hong Kong 1, Osaka 1, Tokyo 1, Sydney 3, Sydney 5
EU: Frankfurt 3, Frankfurt 5, London 1
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Coresite Americas: Denver 1, Los Angeles 1, Washington DC 5
CyrusOne Americas: Dallas 13
DE-CIX Americas: Dallas 10
EU: Frankfurt 1, Frankfurt 3, Frankfurt 4, Frankfurt 5
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Digital Realty Americas: Dallas 12, Washington DC 4
APAC: Singapore 1
EU: Frankfurt 1, Madrid 3
Epsilon Americas: Washington DC 2
APAC: Hong Kong 1
EU: Amsterdam 2, Frankfurt 1, London 1
Equinix Americas: Chicago 1, Dallas 3, Montreal 1, New York 2, New York 3, San Jose 2, São Paulo 2, Toronto 2, Toronto 3, Washington DC 2
APAC: Osaka 1, Tokyo 1, Tokyo 3
EU: Amsterdam 2, Frankfurt 3, London 1, London 3, Madrid 1, Milan 2, Paris 2, Paris 3, Sydney 2
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EU Networks EU: Frankfurt 1
IBM Power Virtual Server Americas: Dallas 10, Dallas 12, Dallas 13, São Paulo 1, Toronto 1, Washington DC 4, Washington DC 7
APAC: Osaka 21, Sydney 4, Sydney 5, Tokyo 4
EU: Frankfurt 4, Frankfurt 5, London 4, London 6
Intercloud EU: Amsterdam 2, Frankfurt 1, Frankfurt 3
IX Reach Americas: Washington DC 2
EU: London 1, London 3
KINX APAC: Seoul 2
Level3 Americas: Dallas 3, Miami 1, São Paulo 2
Lumen Americas: Dallas 3, San Jose 2, São Paulo 2, Toronto 2, Washington DC 2
EU: Frankfurt 1, London 3, Paris 2
Marcatel Americas: Mexico 1
Megaport Americas: Chicago 1, Dallas 4, Montreal 2, San Jose 2, Toronto 2, Washington DC 2
APAC: Hong Kong 3, Osaka 1, Singapore 1[3], Sydney 2, Tokyo 2, Tokyo 3
EU: Amsterdam 2, Frankfurt 1, London 3, Melbourne 2, Paris 2
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NextDC APAC: Melbourne 2, Sydney 3
nextGen GNPP Americas: Dallas 3, Washington DC 2
EU: Amsterdam 2, Frankfurt 3, London 1, London 3, London 4
NTT APAC: Tokyo 5
Neutrona Americas: Dallas 3, São Paulo 2, Washington DC 2
Orange Business Services Americas: Dallas 3
EU: London 3, Paris 2
PacketFabric Americas: Dallas 4, Washington DC 2, San Jose 2
POWERIAASLITE-STAGING Americas: Dallas 12
SES Networks Americas: Washington DC 2
SoftBank APAC: Tokyo 4
TATA APAC: Chennai 1, Hong Kong 1
Telia Americas: Dallas 3, Washington DC 2
EU: Stockholm 2
Tokai APAC: Osaka 1, Tokyo 3
Verizon SCI Americas: Dallas 3, San Jose 2, Washington DC 2
EU: Amsterdam 2, Frankfurt 1
Vodafone EU: Frankfurt 1, Frankfurt 3, London 1, London 3
Zayo Americas: Dallas 3, Toronto 2, Washington DC 2
Zenlayer APAC: Hong Kong 3, Tokyo 1
Table 5. Direct Link Connect by Location
Location Providers
Amsterdam 2 BlueFringe
Colt
Epsilon
Equinix
Intercloud
Megaport
nextGen GNPP
Verizon SCI
Chennai 1 BlueFringe
TATA
Chicago 1 Cologix
Console Connect
Equinix
Megaport
Dallas 3 AT&T Cloud Gateway
AT&T NetBond for Cloud
Axtel
BlueFringe
Cloudflare
Console Connect
Equinix
Level3
Lumen
Neutrona
nextGen GNPP
Orange Business Systems
Telia
Verizon SCI
Zayo
Dallas 4 PacketFabric
Megaport
Dallas 8 AT&T NetBond for Cloud
Dallas 10 DE-CIX
IBM Power Virtual Server
Dallas 12 Digital Realty
IBM Power Virtual Server
POWERIAASLITE-STAGING
Dallas 13 CyrusOne
IBM Power Virtual Server
Denver 1 Coresite
Frankfurt 1 AT&T NetBond for Cloud
British Telecom
Colt
DE-CIX
Digital Realty
Epsilon
EU Networks
Intercloud
Lumen
Megaport
Verizon SCI
Vodaphone
Frankfurt 3 BlueFringe
British Telecom
China Unicom
Colt
Console Connect
DE-CIX
Equinix
Intercloud
nextGen GNPP
Vodafone
Frankfurt 4 DE-CIX
IBM Power Virtual Server
Frankfurt 5 Console Connect
DE-CIX
IBM Power Virtual Server
Hong Kong 1 Console Connect
Chief Telecom
Epsilon
TATA
Hong Kong 3 China Unicom
Colt
Megaport
Zenlayer
London 1 AT&T NetBond for Cloud
British Telecom
Colt
Console Connect
Epsilon
Equinix
IX Reach
nextGen GNPP
Vodafone
London 3 British Telecom
Colt
Equinix
IX Reach
Lumen
Megaport
nextGen GNPP
Orange Business Services
Vodafone
London 4 IBM Power Virtual Server
nextGen GNPP
London 6 IBM Power Virtual Server
Los Angeles 1 Cloudflare
Coresite
Madrid 1 Equinix
Madrid 3 Digital Realty
Melbourne 2 Megaport
NextDC
Mexico 1 Marcatel
Miami 1 Console Connect
Level3
Milan 2 Equinix
Montreal 1 Equinix
Montreal 2 Cologix
Megaport
New York 2 Equinix
New York 3 Equinix
Osaka 1 AT Tokyo
Console Connect
Equinix
Megaport
Tokai
Osaka 21 IBM Power Virtual Server
Paris 2 Colt
Equinix
Lumen
Megaport
Orange Business Services
Paris 3 Colt
Equinix
San Jose 2 AT&T NetBond for Cloud (no diversity, on same XCR)
China Unicom
Cloudflare
Colt
Console Connect
Equinix
Lumen
Megaport
PacketFabric
Verizon SCI
São Paulo 1 Ascenty
British Telecom
IBM Power Virtual Server
São Paulo 2 Ascenty
Equinix
Level3
Lumen
Neutrona
São Paulo 5 Ascenty
Seoul 2 KINX
Singapore 1 Digital Realty
Megaport [4]
Stockholm 2 Telia
Sydney 2 Equinix
Megaport
Sydney 3 Console Connect
NextDC
Sydney 4 IBM Power Virtual Server
Sydney 5 Console Connect
IBM Power Virtual Server
Taipei 1 Chief Telecom
Tokyo 1 BBIX
Colt
Console Connect
Equinix
Zenlayer
Tokyo 2 AT Tokyo
Megaport
Tokyo 3 BBIX
Colt
Equinix
Megaport
Tokai
Tokyo 4 IBM Power Virtual Server
Softbank
Tokyo 5 NTT
Toronto 1 IBM Power Virtual Server
Toronto 2 Cologix
Equinix
Lumen
Megaport
Zayo
Toronto 3 Equinix
Washington DC 2 AT&T NetBond for Cloud
BlueFringe
Cloudflare
Cologix
Colt
Epsilon
Equinix
IXReach
Lumen
Megaport
Neutrona
nextGen GNPP
PacketFabric
SES Networks
Telia
Verizon SCI
Zayo
Washington DC 3 AT&T NetBond for Cloud
Washington DC 4 Anthem
Digital Realty
IBM Power Virtual Server
Washington DC 5 Coresite
Washington DC 7 IBM Power Virtual Server

  1. New York City 2 and 3 connect to the IBM Cloud backbone through New York City 1. The primary reason for these PoPs is to extend connectivity to different site providers from our New York City 1 site. When planning your diversity strategy, keep in mind that traffic for New York City 2 and 3 have a single, shared path to the IBM network. ↩︎

  2. New York City 2 and 3 connect to the IBM Cloud backbone through New York City 1. The primary reason for these PoPs is to extend connectivity to different site providers from our New York City 1 site. When planning your diversity strategy, keep in mind that traffic for New York City 2 and 3 have a single, shared path to the IBM network. ↩︎

  3. If you require diversity, you must place a second (backup) connection with Megaport in Hong Kong 3 (HKG03). ↩︎

  4. If you require diversity, you must place a second (backup) connection with Megaport in Hong Kong 3 (HKG03). ↩︎