New DirectCLOUD partners: ahd and SysEleven

We warmly welcome the latest DirectCLOUD partners ahd and SysEleven!

ahd, a German IT service provider with over 30 years of experience, has connected to DE-CIX in Frankfurt, Munich, Hamburg, and Dusseldorf, and is a certified DE-CIX DirectCLOUD cloud service provider. Its ISO 27001 certified ahd cloud is now accessible via DirectCLOUD. The company is actively using the marketing material provided by DE-CIX to foster the growth of its cloud business. 

SysEleven has been successfully operating a native cloud and making it available to its customers as part of a public cloud since 2015.

DirectCLOUD partner program: Going beyond partnership

We actively support the marketing activities of our certified partners. We provide certified cloud service providers, ISPs, and data centers with various assets that they can use in their own marketing. The aim is to bring cloud connectivity closer to enterprises and to communicate the benefits of this fast growing market.

Technical guide: How to connect to AWS via DirectCLOUD

The guide provides an overview of the benefits of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud and introduces carriers and ISPs to the relevant services that make up the platform. It serves as a quick product guide and informative booklet for directly connecting to AWS via DE-CIX’s DirectCLOUD platform, so it’s easier to grasp what AWS can offer to businesses and the technical and commercial integration possible for creating their own product offerings. The guide can be downloaded here.

ahd is a German IT service provider with over 30 years of experience, 105 employees, and locations in Dortmund and Ense. The IT service provider pushes the digital change between branches. ahd advises its customers in the area of to business processes, managed cloud services and software services. As operator of three highly available and ISO 27001 certified data centers in Germany, ahd convinces due to its employees‘ professionalism, agility, and passion for all IT-related topics. The ITIL-compliant plus German- and English-speaking Service Operation Center of ahd is available 24x7 hours for ahd’s customers. Together with ahd, the IT of the future will be your IT of the present. 


For SysEleven, hosting means: taking over responsibility. Responsibility for its customers' applications and online shops enabling these to run, to operate cost-effectively and to be guaranteed of functionality even in the event of unexpected peak loads. Since 2015, SysEleven has been successfully operating a native cloud and making it available to its customers as part of a public cloud. It is an open source solution based on OpenStack.