ExpressRoute is a set of Microsoft technologies, capabilities and services that are offered to Microsoft Online Services users seeking direct network connectivity over a private network. By allowing customers to separate their internal applications from the public internet, ExpressRoute provides a higher standard of security and ensures a more consistent user experience through a powerful private connection. NexGen Networks clients who take advantage of the service can thus extend their most critical internal applications around the global NexGen Network at the maximum speed, security, and availability.
Through a partnership agreement with Microsoft Online Services to allow connections from NexGen’s global network into the Windows Azure cloud. The partnership provides customers with direct private network connectivity to Microsoft Online Services via Microsoft ExpressRoute Meet-Me Locations, in lieu of having their traffic routed over the public Internet.
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