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, San Antonio, 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 connectivity locations and the service providers for each location. If you want to view service providers and the locations for which they can provide service, see Locations by service provider.

Production Azure

Location Service Providers
Amsterdam Aryaka Networks, AT&T NetBond, British Telecom, Colt, Equinix, euNetworks, G√ČANT, InterCloud, Internet Solutions - Cloud Connect, Interxion, KPN, Level 3 Communications, Megaport, Orange, Tata Communications, TeleCity Group, Telefonica, Telenor, Verizon, Zayo Group
Atlanta Equinix
Busan LG CNS
Chennai Airtel+, Global CloudXchange (GCX), SIFY, Tata Communications
Chicago AT&T NetBond, Comcast, Equinix, Level 3 Communications, Megaport, Verizon, Zayo Group
Dallas Aryaka Networks, AT&T NetBond, Cologix, Equinix, Level 3 Communications, Megaport, Verizon, Zayo Group+
Denver CoreSite
Dublin Colt, Interxion, Telecity Group
Hong Kong Aryaka Networks, British Telecom, China Telecom Global, Equinix, Megaport, Orange, PCCW Global Limited, Tata Communications, Verizon
Las Vegas Level 3 Communications, Megaport
London AT&T NetBond, British Telecom, Colt, Equinix, InterCloud, Internet Solutions - Cloud Connect, Interxion, Jisc, Level 3 Communications, Megaport, MTN, NTT Communications, Orange, Tata Communications, Telecity Group, Telehouse - KDDI, Telenor, Verizon, Vodafone, Zayo Group+
Los Angeles CoreSite, Equinix, Megaport, NTT, Zayo Group
Melbourne AARNet, Equinix, Megaport, NEXTDC, Telstra Corporation
Miami C3ntro+, Megaport
Montreal Bell Canada, Cologix
Mumbai Airtel+, Sify, Tata Communications
New York Coresite, Equinix, Megaport, Zayo Group
Newport(Wales) Next Generation Data
Osaka Equinix, Internet Initiative Japan Inc. - IIJ, NTT Communications, NTT SmartConnect, Softbank
Paris Colt, Interxion, Equinix, Orange
Quebec City Megaport
San Antonio Megaport
Sao Paulo Ascenty Data Centers+, Equinix, Level 3 Communications, Telefonica, UOLDIVEO
Seattle Equinix, Level 3 Communications, Megaport
Seoul KINX, Sejong Telecom
Silicon Valley Aryaka Networks, AT&T NetBond, British Telecom, CenturyLink+, Comcast, Console, Equinix, Level 3 Communications, Megaport, Orange, Tata Communications, Verizon, Zayo Group
Singapore Aryaka Networks, AT&T NetBond, British Telecom, Equinix, InterCloud, Level 3 Communications, Megaport, NTT Communications, Orange, SingTel, Tata Communications, Verizon
Sydney AARNet, AT&T NetBond, British Telecom, Equinix, Megaport, NEXTDC, Orange, Telstra Corporation, Verizon
Tokyo Aryaka Networks, AT&T NetBond, British Telecom, Colt, Equinix, Internet Initiative Japan Inc. - IIJ, NTT Communications, Softbank, Verizon
Toronto AT&T NetBond, Bell Canada, Cologix, Console, Equinix, Megaport, Telus, Zayo Group
Washington DC Aryaka Networks, AT&T NetBond, British Telecom, Comcast, Equinix, InterCloud, Level 3 Communications, Megaport, NTT Communications, Orange, Tata Communications, Verizon, Zayo Group

+ denotes coming soon

National cloud environments

US Government cloud

Location Service Providers
Chicago AT&T NetBond, Equinix, Level 3 Communications, Verizon
Dallas Equinix, Megaport, Verizon
New York Equinix, Level 3 Communications+, Verizon
Silicon Valley Equinix, Level 3 Communications
Seattle Equinix
Washington DC AT&T NetBond, Equinix, Level 3 Communications, Verizon

China

Location Service Providers
Beijing China Telecom
Shanghai China Telecom

To learn more, see ExpressRoute in China

Germany

Location Service Providers
Berlin Colt+, e-shelter, Megaport+, T-Systems
Frankfurt Colt, Equinix, Interxion

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

Location Exchange Connectivity Providers
Amsterdam Equinix, Telecity Eurofiber , Fastweb S.p.A, Nianet
Chicago Equinix Lightower, Windstream
Dallas Equinix, Megaport C3ntro Telecom, Cox Business, Data Foundry, Transtelco
Frankfurt Telecity Nianet, QSC AG
Hong Kong Equinix Macroview Telecom
London Equinix, euNetworks, Telecity Bezeq International Ltd., Epsilon, Exponential E, HSO, NexGen Networks, Tamares Telecom, Zain
Los Angeles Equinix Transtelco
Madrid Level3 Zertia
Montreal Cologix, Equinix Airgate Technologies. Inc, Cogeco Peer 1, Rogers, Zirro
New York Equinix, Megaport Altice Business, Lightower, Webair
Seattle Equinix Alaska Communications
Silicon Valley Equinix Cox Business, Windstream
Singapore Equinix 1CLOUDSTAR, Epsilon Telecommunications Limited, LGA Telecom, United Information Highway (UIH)
Slough Equinix HSO
Sydney Megaport Macquarie Telecom Group
Tokyo Equinix ARTERIA Networks Corporation, BroadBand Tower, Inc.
Toronto Equinix Airgate Technologies. Inc, Cogeco Peer 1, Rogers, Thinktel, Zirro
Washington DC Equinix Altice Business, Gtt Communications Inc, Epsilon, Lightower, Masergy, Windstream

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.

Continent System integrators
Asia Avanade Inc., OneAs1a
Australia Ensyst, IT Consultancy, MOQdigital, Vigilant.IT
Europe Avanade Inc., Altogee, Bright Skies GmbH, Inframon, MSG Services, New Signature, Nelite, Orange Networks, sol-tec
North America Avanade Inc., Equinix Professional Services, FlexManage, Perficient, Presidio
South America Avanade Inc.

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