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Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute and Digital Realty

Seamlessly connect data center and cloud-based workloads with Azure ExpressRoute to establish private, SLA backed interconnectivity bypassing the public internet for increased security and reliability.


Microsoft Azure has expanded in new directions.

Global Flexibility

Access Azure regions around the globe with our orchestration and interconnection platform ServiceFabric™ and benefit from secure, private multicloud connectivity, bandwidth on demand and flexible billing based on your needs and desire to scale.


Experience predictable, reliable, low-latency, high-throughput connectivity required for hybrid architectures. Leverage ExpressRoute Metro for high resilience, enhancing uptime and reliability of connection into Azure.

Cloud Adjacent Colocation

Strategically locate your private infrastructure in close proximity to Microsoft Azure by deploying on PlatformDIGITAL® to optimize your hybrid cloud architecture.

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Digital Realty, the meeting place for Microsoft Azure customers and partners

Access Microsoft Azure in 150+ locations across the Americas, APAC and EMEA with our global orchestration and interconnection platform ServiceFabric™. Seamlessly interconnect and manage workflows, applications and ecosystems, all from a single interface. PlatformDIGITAL® offers an easy way for businesses to deploy private infrastructure adjacent to Microsoft Azure.


Percentage of IT pros and decision makers who said hybrid and multicloud is critical to their business success 


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Perceptions Survey, 2022

Digital Realty offers Microsoft Azure customers several connectivity options:

checkboxDedicated: Microsoft has deployed Azure ExpressRoute onramps in 12 data centers across PlatformDIGITAL®
checkboxDedicated (high resilience): Leverage Digital Realty's ServiceFabric™ to establish high resilience ExpressRoute Metro connectivity in Amsterdam and Zurich
checkboxHosted: Customers located in any of our 150+ global data centers where ServiceFabric™ is available can connect to any Microsoft Azure region seamlessly and on-demand
checkboxRemote: Customers anywhere can connect to Microsoft Azure via a community of 1300+ local and global network service providers presiding in our data centers
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