AWS Direct Connect

AWS Direct Connect by TOWARDEX allows customers to directly connect to Amazon Web Services (AWS) via a dedicated private Ethernet connection with bandwidth options from 50 Mbps to 10 Gbps.

With AWS Direct Connect, you can leverage wholesale fiber connectivity between your data center and AWS, providing you with increased throughput and performance, improved security and a more reliable and consistent connection that is backed by our SLA.

AWS Direct Connect Sites

TOWARDEX offers private connections to the following US-EAST AWS Direct Connect locations:

  • 32 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY
  • 1 Summer Street, Boston, MA

Bandwidth levels are available from 50 Mbps to 10 Gbps. Connection is available from any of our on-net facilities and over 120 interconnect locations.

Benefits of AWS Direct Connect

Consistent Network Performance

Increased performance of transactions and applications conducted over Amazon Web Services. By using the AWS Direct Connect, your data is routed through a dedicated private connection which bypasses the public Internet, providing you with more consistent network throughput and latency.

Reduced Bandwidth Costs

Data transferred over the AWS Direct Connect connection is billed at a reduced rate than Internet data transfer rates. More information is available at

Compatible with all AWS services

The AWS Direct Connect service is compatible with all AWS services including: Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Amazon DynamoDB and Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)

Contact an Ethernet or optical transport expert to discuss your needs.