Predix Cloud Connect Overview

About Predix Cloud Connect

Predix Cloud Connect creates a site-to-site virtual private network (VPN) connection between your network and the Predix cloud.

Using the Internet Protocol Security (IPSec) secure network protocol suite, Predix Cloud Connect establishes a hybrid cloud environment that gives you private, secure access to applications and data on your infrastructure along with data and services in the Predix cloud.

Predix Cloud Connect enables you to custom configure your VPN connection with settings for:

  • Redundancy,
  • Forward proxy capability,
  • Reverse proxy capability supporting TCP, SMTP, SFTP, HTTP, HTTPS, TCP protocols,
  • Certificate management for two-way TLS,
  • Bandwidth, IPSec Type, Key Exchange,
  • IPSec mode,
  • AES encryption strength,
  • Cryptographic hash function, and
  • Diffie-Hellman group.

In addition, Predix Cloud Connect enables you to monitor and fully manage your VPN connection through an interactive dashboard.

Cloud Connect or Enterprise Connect

Predix Cloud Connect and Enterprise Connect complement each other.

Use Predix Cloud Connect to give application developers and users access to your entire network and the Predix cloud. Use Enterprise Connect to connect specific applications to the Predix cloud.