AT&T Offers Government Agencies Virtual Network Access To Amazon Web Services (AWS) GovCloud (US) Region

Dec 02, 2015, 09:30 ET from AT&T Inc.

OAKTON, Va., Dec. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* now makes available its AT&T NetBond® service to federal government agencies to help them make fast, private and highly reliable network connections to Amazon Web Services (AWS) GovCloud (US).

AT&T NetBond lets agencies bypass the public Internet to connect to cloud services. It helps users make more efficient use of bandwidth. It can also help improve latency performance by as much as 50 percent compared to traditional internet.

"Agencies can use our NetBond capability as their private access point to services in AWS GovCloud (US) for fast, high-performing cloud services," said Kay Kapoor, president, AT&T Government Solutions. "In this era of a 'Cloud First' government, NetBond can help public sector agencies use cloud services confidently and cost-efficiently."

"Our AWS GovCloud (US) was built with our government customers in mind, specifically for the regulatory and compliance requirements of the public sector," said Teresa Carlson, Vice President, Worldwide Public Sector, Amazon Web Services, Inc. "With AT&T NetBond and AWS GovCloud (US), public sector customers have great options available to them as they move to the cloud. This pairing will help agencies take advantage of the many benefits of the cloud, such as increased agility and cost-savings."

AT&T NetBond benefits include:

  • Ease of Use: Works with existing AT&T Virtual Private Network (VPN). You don't need additional equipment or access lines.
  • Security: Isolates traffic to provide more protections from security risks on the Internet.
  • Savings: Save as much as 60 percent on networking costs through smart bandwidth usage.
  • Performance: Improves latency performance by as much as 50 percent compared to traditional internet
  • Compatibility:  Integrates with cloud partners using patented technology.

The AT&T NetBond ecosystem includes 12 members delivering 18 different leading cloud services. For more information on AT&T NetBond, visit: www.att.com/netbond

For more information on AWS GovCloud (US), visit: http://aws.amazon.com/govcloud-us/.

*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

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