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hSo CloudDirect for Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute

Private, dedicated connections to Azure and Microsoft 365

ExpressRoute provides dedicated paths to Azure - Microsoft's cloud computing platform.
This eliminates Internet congestion, cuts network latency and improves IT security.

You can pay a bit extra to connect to Microsoft 365 and to Azure regions worldwide.

We can connect your customers to Microsoft's cloud via ExpressRoute as we're one of the 'connectivity partners' Microsoft has chosen to work with to deliver connectivity.

Why get Azure ExpressRoute via hSo?

20+ data centres

Available via 30+ data centres

Our network allows us to connect you to Azure from lots of locations.


Available to UK addresses

We can provide you with dedicated connections that link any of your customers offices to Azure via two separate data centres.

Zero investment required

Zero investment required

Offer ExpressRoute without paying for Azure hubs or extending your network into data centres where Microsoft is present.


Unlimited data transfer

hSo doesn't charge for transferring data over ExpressRoute connections. If your customers opt for Azure's unmetered options, their ExpressRoute bills will be known in advance.

Quick Installation

Quick installation

We're connected already. So set-up is fairly speedy in most cases.

Best pricing

Speeds up to 10Gbps

We offer a wide variety of fixed connection speeds including 50Mbps, 100Mbps, 200Mbps, 500Mbps, 1Gbps, 2Gbps, 5Gbps or 10Gbps.

Additional reasons to connect via hSo:wholesale

Service Level Agreements, backed by 24/7 monitoring
- Our network monitoring systems keep an eye on the Azure-related interconnects and the hSo routers that they plug into, so that if there's a problem we can spot it automatically and start troubleshooting quickly.

Quality & Information Security that's independently audited
– Our processes & practices are audited on a regular basis for compliance with ISO 9001 (Quality), ISO 27001 (Information Security) and ISO 20000 (IT Service Management) by Alcumus ISOQAR, a certification body accredited by The United Kingdom Accreditation Service.

AWS connectivity options
- We offer a similar service for connecting your customers to AWS, using AWS Direct Connect.

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