How much does AWS Direct Connect cost?

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This introductory lesson provides an overview of AWS Direct Connect, why it’s needed, and basic architectural concepts.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this lesson, you will have a greater understanding of:

  • What AWS Direct Connect is, and why it’s needed
  • AWS Direct Connect architecture and prerequisites
  • How AWS Direct Connect is billed

Intended Audience

The information in this lesson has been designed for those who may be in one of the following roles:

  • AWS Administrators
  • AWS Architects
  • Network Engineers
  • Network Architects
  • Anyone who is looking to increase their knowledge of Direct Connect in preparation for an AWS certification

Prerequisites 

  • Have a basic understanding of AWS networking components and principles, especially regarding connecting an on-premises data center to an AWS environment
  • It is also advantageous to have some basic hands-on experience with AWS and some of its core services, but it is not essential
About the Author
David Ball
Cloud Platform Architect
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An experienced Consultant/Engineer in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in delivering hybrid cloud technologies from a variety of vendors including, but not limited to, AWS, VMware, Veeam, Citrix, Cisco, and Microsoft.

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