LOS ANGELES, March 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Digital Media Services, the next-generation content delivery platform now part of AOL, today announced that customers can now use Google Cloud CDN Interconnect to more safely and securely transfer content between the Verizon Digital Media Services content delivery network (CDN) and Google Cloud Platform.
The high-performance interconnections provide a direct link between Google Cloud Platform and Verizon Digital Media Services' CDN, allowing content to move between the two directly without traversing other networks, providing increased availability and reduced latency for important content.
"Our commitment to open collaborations with companies like Google ultimately expands the choices our customers have to move their data and content efficiently, securely and affordably," said Verizon Digital Media Services Chief Technology Officer Rob Peters. "The combined power of Verizon Digital Media Services and Google Cloud Platform gives our customers the edge they need in today's digital media environment that demands constant innovation."
Verizon Digital Media Services customers that use Google Cloud Platform can save more than 65 percent on their cloud egress costs for an easier, more cost-effective delivery path that is optimized to move and scale content between Google Cloud Platform and Verizon's CDN. This provides an exceptional content experience that leverages Verizon's world-class CDN to reach any screen, anywhere.
Verizon Digital Media Services' global footprint, combined with Google's powerful network infrastructure, gives users quick access to valuable content.
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) employs a diverse workforce of 177,700 and generated nearly $132 billion in 2015 revenues. Verizon operates America's most reliable wireless network, with more than 112 million retail connections nationwide. Headquartered in New York, the company also provides communications and entertainment services over America's most advanced fiber-optic network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers worldwide.
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