TierPoint has announced that the company has joined the AWS Partner Network (APN), offering dedicated high-speed connectivity to Amazon Web Services (AWS) via AWS Direct Connect through TierPoint’s Seattle data center. 

Seattle is the first TierPoint site to become an AWS Direct Connect location and the company expects to make it available through additional data centers in the future.

“Customers want more options for quickly and cost-effectively spinning up their workloads,” said Octavio Morales, tierpoint senior vice president, operations. “Through AWS Direct Connect we can provide our cloud customers with a dedicated network connection that helps reduce costs with enterprise-level reliability and performance.”