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  • Cloud on Ramp

    Network Operator has always been delivering fast, reliable, and secure connectivity to enterprise customers. And now these customers are on the move. They no longer operate from a single location, with much of their work transitioning to the public cloud. In fact, 76% of enterprises today already have a multi-cloud strategy, with a projected 90% adoption within two years.
    And the connectivity infrastructure must keep up, not only bringing enterprises to the doorstep of public clouds but also unlocking these doors for them and safely connecting them to their assets within the cloud.

    insidepacket cloud-on-ramp platform designed for the operator, extending the reach of infrastructure delivery into the public clouds. With onboarding and operational flows optimized for speed and ease, and a comprehensive suite of cloud-connectivity and security designed to address any hybrid and multi-cloud deployment scenario, it enables network operators to extend their infrastructure offering into the clouds and beyond.

    Read more about our Cloud on Ramp solution for Operators Here

  • Cloud Router

    Every tenant in a cloud-based networking solution has their own cloud router instance. This router manages all connectivity for the tenant, including static and dynamic routing. It also provides information via Looking Glass and statistics on connections and neighbors.

    When a tenant connects resources to different locations in the network, the cloud router automatically and transparently builds a mesh network between the physical locations. This ensures that all routes and network resources are available to the tenant, regardless of where their assets are connected.

    Here are some of the benefits of this approach:

    • Tenant isolation: Each tenant has their own dedicated cloud router, which helps to isolate traffic and improve security.
    • Scalability: The cloud router can be scaled to meet the needs of the tenant, regardless of how many resources they have connected to the network.
    • Flexibility: The cloud router supports a variety of routing protocols, which gives the tenant the flexibility to choose the best routing solution for their needs.
    • Manageability: The cloud router is easy to manage using a graphical user interface (GUI) or application programming interfaces (APIs).
    • Performance: The cloud router is designed to provide high performance and low latency.

    Overall, this approach provides tenants with a reliable, secure, and scalable way to manage their network connectivity.

    Here are some additional details about the cloud router:

    • The cloud router is a virtual appliance that is deployed in the cloud.
    • The cloud router supports a variety of routing protocols, including OSPF, BGP, and RIP.
    • The cloud router can be configured using the GUI or APIs.
    • The cloud router provides a variety of features, including Looking Glass, statistics, and monitoring.