ExpressRoute partners and peering locations

The tables in this article provide information on ExpressRoute connectivity providers, ExpressRoute geographical coverage, Microsoft cloud services supported over ExpressRoute, and ExpressRoute System Integrators (SIs).

ExpressRoute connectivity providers

ExpressRoute is supported across all Azure regions and locations. The following map provides a list of Azure regions and ExpressRoute locations. ExpressRoute locations refer to those where Microsoft peers with several service providers.

Location map

You will have access to Azure services across all regions within a geopolitical region if you connected to at least one ExpressRoute location within the geopolitical region.

Azure regions to ExpressRoute locations within a geopolitical region.

The following table provides a map of Azure regions to ExpressRoute locations within a geopolitical region.

Geopolitical region Azure regions ExpressRoute locations
North America East US, West US, East US 2, West US 2, Central US, South Central US, North Central US, West Central US, Canada Central, Canada East Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Seattle, Silicon Valley, Washington DC, Montreal, Quebec City, Toronto
South America Brazil South Sao Paulo
Europe North Europe, West Europe, UK West, UK South Amsterdam, Dublin, London, Newport(Wales), Paris
Asia East Asia, Southeast Asia Hong Kong, Singapore
Japan Japan West, Japan East Osaka, Tokyo
Australia Australia Southeast, Australia East Melbourne, Sydney
India India West, India Central, India South Chennai, Mumbai
South Korea Korea Central, Korea South Busan, Seoul

Regions and geopolitical boundaries for national clouds

The table below provides information on regions and geopolitical boundaries for national clouds.

Geopolitical region Azure regions ExpressRoute locations
US Government cloud US Gov Iowa, US Gov Virginia, US DoD Central, US DoD East Chicago, Dallas, New York, Seattle, Silicon Valley, Washington DC
China China North, China East Beijing, Shanghai
Germany Germany Central, Germany East Berlin, Frankfurt

Connectivity across geopolitical regions is not supported on the standard ExpressRoute SKU. You will need to enable the ExpressRoute premium add-on to support global connectivity. Connectivity to national cloud environments is not supported. You can work with your connectivity provider if such a need arises.

Connectivity provider locations

The following table shows locations by service provider. If you want to view available providers by location, see Service providers by location.

Production Azure

Service provider Microsoft Azure Office 365 and Dynamics 365 Locations
AARNet Supported Supported Melbourne, Sydney
Airtel Supported Supported Chennai, Mumbai
Aryaka Networks Supported Supported Amsterdam, Dallas, Hong Kong, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Tokyo, Washington DC
Ascenty Data Centers Coming soon Coming soon Sao Paulo
AT&T NetBond Supported Supported Amsterdam, Chicago, Dallas, London, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronoto, Washington DC
Bell Canada Supported Supported Montreal, Toronto
British Telecom Supported Supported Amsterdam, Hong Kong, London, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Washington DC
CenturyLink Coming soon Coming soon Silicon Valley
China Telecom Global Supported Not Supported Hong Kong
Cologix Supported Supported Dallas, Montreal, Toronto
Colt Supported Supported Amsterdam, Dublin, London, Paris, Tokyo
Comcast Supported Supported Chicago, Silicon Valley, Washington DC
Console Supported Supported Silicon Valley, Toronto
CoreSite Supported Supported Denver, Los Angeles, New York
Equinix Supported Supported Amsterdam, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne, New York, Osaka, Paris, Sao Paulo, Seattle, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, Washington DC
euNetworks Supported Supported Amsterdam
GÉANT Supported Supported Amsterdam
Global Cloud Xchange (GCX) Supported Supported Chennai
InterCloud Supported Supported Amsterdam, London, Singapore, Washington DC
Internet Initiative Japan Inc. - IIJ Supported Supported Osaka, Tokyo
Internet Solutions - Cloud Connect Supported Supported Amsterdam, London
Interxion Supported Supported Amsterdam, London, Paris
Jisc Supported Supported London
KINX Supported Supported Seoul
KPN Supported Supported Amsterdam
Level 3 Communications Supported Supported Amsterdam, Chicago, Dallas, Las Vegas+, London, Seattle, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Washington DC
LG CNS Supported Supported Busan
Megaport Supported Supported Amsterdam, Chicago, Dallas, Hong Kong, Las Vegas, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Miami, New York, Quebec City, Seattle, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto, Washington DC
MTN Supported Supported London
Next Generation Data Supported Supported Newport(Wales)
NEXTDC Supported Supported Melbourne, Sydney
NTT Communications Supported Supported London, Los Angeles, Osaka, Singapore, Tokyo, Washington DC
NTT SmartConnect Coming soon Coming soon Osaka
Orange Supported Supported Amsterdam, Hong Kong, London, Paris+, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Sydney, Washington DC
PCCW Global Limited Supported Supported Hong Kong
Sejong Telecom Supported Supported Seoul
SIFY Supported Supported Chennai
SingTel Supported Supported Singapore
Softbank Supported Supported Osaka, Tokyo
Tata Communications Supported Supported Amsterdam, Chennai, Hong Kong, London, Mumbai, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Washington DC
TeleCity Group Supported Supported Amsterdam, Dublin, London
Telefonica Supported Supported Amsterdam, Sao Paulo
Telehouse - KDDI Supported Supported London
Telenor Supported Supported Amsterdam, London
Telstra Corporation Supported Supported Melbourne, Sydney
Telus Supported Supported Toronto
Verizon Supported Supported Amsterdam, Chicago, Dallas, Hong Kong, London, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Washington DC
Vodafone Supported Not Supported London
Zayo Group Supported Supported Chicago, Dallas+, London+, Los Angeles, New York, Silicon Valley, Toronto, Washington DC

+ denotes coming soon

National cloud environment

US Government cloud

Service provider Microsoft Azure Office 365 Locations
AT&T NetBond Supported Supported Chicago, Washington DC
Equinix Supported Supported Chicago, Dallas, New York, Seattle, Silicon Valley, Washington DC
Level 3 Communications Supported Supported Chicago, New York+, Washington DC
Megaport Supported Supported Chicago, Dallas
Verizon Supported Supported Chicago, Dallas, New York, Washington DC

China

Service provider Microsoft Azure Office 365 Locations
China Telecom Supported Not Supported Beijing, Shanghai

To learn more, see ExpressRoute in China.

Germany

Service provider Microsoft Azure Office 365 Locations
Colt Supported Not Supported Berlin+, Frankfurt
Equinix Supported Not Supported Frankfurt
e-shelter Supported Not Supported Berlin
Interxion Supported Not Supported Frankfurt
Megaport Supported Not Supported Berlin

Connectivity Through Exchange Providers

If your connectivity provider is not listed in previous sections, you can still create a connection.

  • Check with your connectivity provider to see if they are connected to any of the exchanges in the table above. You can check the following links to gather more information about services offered by exchange providers. Several connectivity providers are already connected to Ethernet exchanges.
  • Have your connectivity provider extend your network to the peering location of choice.
    • Ensure that your connectivity provider extends your connectivity in a highly available manner so that there are no single points of failure.
  • Order an ExpressRoute circuit with the exchange as your connectivity provider to connect to Microsoft.

Connectivity Through Additional Service Providers

Connectivity provider Exchange Locations
1CLOUDSTAR Equinix Singapore
Airgate Technologies, Inc. Equinix, Cologix Toronto, Montreal
Alaska Communications Equinix Seattle
Altice Business Equinix New York, Washington DC
Arteria Networks Corporation Equinix Tokyo
Bezeq International Ltd. euNetworks London
C3ntro Telecom Equinix, Megaport Dallas
Cogeco Peer 1 Equinix Montreal, Toronto
Cox Business Equinix Dallas, Silicon Valley, Washington DC
Data Foundry Megaport Dallas
Epsilon Telecommunications Limited Equinix London, Singapore, Washington DC
Eurofiber Equinix Amsterdam
Exponential E Equinix London
Fastweb S.p.A Equinix Amsterdam
Gtt Communications Inc Equinix Washington DC
HSO Equinix London, Slough
LGA Telecom Equinix Singapore
Lightower Equinix New York, Washington DC
Macroview Telecom Equinix Hong Kong
Macquarie Telecom Group Megaport Sydney
Masergy Equinix Washington DC
NexGen Networks Interxion London
Nianet Telecity Amsterdam, Frankfurt
QSC AG Interxion Frankfurt
Rogers Cologix, Equinix Montreal, Toronto
Tamares Telecom Telecity London
ThinkTel Equinix Toronto
Transtelco Equinix Dallas, Los Angeles
United Information Highway (UIH) Equinix Singapore
Webair Megaport New York
Windstream Equinix Chicago, Silicon Valley, Washington DC
Zain Equinix London
Zertia Level 3 Madrid
Zirro Equinix Toronto, Montreal

Connectivity Through Datacenter Providers

Provider Exchange
Cyrus One Megaport
Digital Realty Megaport
EdgeConnex Megaport
RagingWire Data Centers Console
T5 Datacenters Console

Connectivity Through National Research and Education Networks (NREN)

Provider
AARNET
DeIC, through GÉANT
GARR, through GÉANT
GÉANT
HEAnet, through GÉANT
JISC
RedIRIS, through GÉANT
SINET
Surfnet, through GÉANT
  • If your connectivity provider is not listed here, please check to see if they are connected to any of the ExpressRoute Exchange Partners listed above.

ExpressRoute system integrators

Enabling private connectivity to fit your needs can be challenging, based on the scale of your network. You can work with any of the system integrators listed in the following table to assist you with onboarding to ExpressRoute.

System integrator Continent
Altogee Europe
Avanade Inc. Asia, Europe, North America, South America
Bright Skies GmbH Europe
Ensyst Asia
Equinix Professional Services North America
Inframon Europe
The IT Consultancy Group Australia
MOQdigital Australia
MSG Services Europe (Germany)
Nelite Europe
New Signature Europe
OneAs1a Asia
Orange Networks Europe
Perficient North America
Presidio North America
Project Leadership North America
sol-tec Europe
Vigilant.IT Australia

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