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Markley Selected by AWS for First New England AWS Direct Connect Location

Posted on September 14, 2017 by Adam Burnham

Private Connection to AWS Allows Markley Customers to Improve Speed and Security While Lowering Costs

Boston, Massachusetts – September 14, 2017 Markley, a premier provider of mission-critical data center and cloud computing services, today announced that it has been selected by Amazon Web Services (AWS) as the first provider of native AWS Direct Connect in New England.

AWS Direct Connect allows Markley customers to bypass third parties and gain a direct, private link to AWS through Markley’s Boston and Lowell, Massachusetts data centers. In addition to making the entire process less complex, customers can expect decreased latency, improved security, and lower expenses – all while being protected from outages by Markley’s proven 100 percent uptime.

“AWS Direct Connect gives our customers the ability to make their businesses more secure and scalable,” said Adam Burnham, Business Development at Markley. “Markley is a leading hub of all connectivity in the region and, working with AWS, we are providing customers with fast, flexible access to the cloud.”

In addition to AWS Direct Connect, Markley provides customers with direct access to more than 90 carriers, content providers, and established enterprises through highly secure, diverse meet-me rooms. Markley customers enjoy direct access to a wide range of service providers, best-in-class infrastructure, dedicated dark-fiber networks, state-of-the-art security, and redundant uninterrupted power and cooling. With a prestigious reputation and superior service, Markley’s facilities are maintained 24x7 by on-site operating engineers, technicians and support staff.

AWS Direct Connect is available now from Markley. For more information or to learn more about Markley’s services and solutions, please visit or email

About Markley

Markley is a premier provider of mission-critical data center facilities and cloud computing services. The company guarantees clients 100 percent uptime and is trusted by Fortune 1000 companies, major global consumer brands, and the world’s most cutting-edge research firms to deliver high availability, consistent performance, and unparalleled client service. Markley is the only company in the world that hosts a supercomputing-as-a-service solution. Founded in 1992, the company owns and operates nearly 1.5 million square feet of highly secure space and multiple, strategically located cloud point-of-deliveries (PODs) covering all regions and time zones. To learn more about Markley, please visit: