Bell, Google Cloud partner to offer hybrid cloud for business customers

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Bell has announced a new hybrid cloud connectivity solution that enables Bell Cloud Connect business customers to connect to Google Cloud Platform globally via Bell’s private network through Google Cloud Partner Interconnect locations in Toronto and Montréal.

With Bell‘s dedicated fibre links to Google Cloud, business customers can select from a variety of data speeds up to 10 Gigabits per second (Gbps), providing the bandwidth necessary for optimal performance of the most critical workloads.

“We’re very pleased to join with Google Cloud to provide Bell Cloud Connect customers with dedicated broadband connectivity to Google Cloud Platform,” said Tom Little, President of Bell Business Markets. “With Bell‘s direct private network connections, business customers maximize their cloud services with outstanding data speeds, low latency and advanced security.”

Google Cloud Partner Interconnect is a product in the Google Cloud Interconnect family that offers higher speed and lower cost connectivity than traditional connectivity solutions, and has become the go-to solution to connect on premise data centres to Google Cloud.

Bell is Canada’s largest communications company, providing innovative broadband wireless, TV, Internet and business communication services across the country. Bell Media is Canada’s premier content creation company with leading assets in television, radio, out of home and digital media. Founded in Montréal in 1880, Bell is wholly owned by BCE Inc.

The Bell Let’s Talk initiative promotes Canadian mental health with national awareness and anti-stigma campaigns like Bell Let’s Talk Day and significant Bell funding of community care and access, research and workplace leadership initiatives.