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Monitoring AWS Direct Connect with New Relic Infrastructure

AWS Direct Connect lets you connect your network infrastructure directly to Amazon Web Services through a virtual interface. Using a standard fiber-optic cable, you can bypass your ISP and enjoy unfettered access to AWS servers in your region and beyond.

What you can monitor with our AWS Direct Connect integration


Keep an eye on your current usage and available headroom.

Packet rate

Watch the amount of data transferred over time.

Connection light level

Ensure you're always getting the healthiest connection.

Know what’s happening with your AWS Direct Connect

AWS Direct Connect can help keep your costs down and your team connected to the services they use most, but you still need to keep a close eye on the usage and connection patterns. Our dashboard and monitoring tools can keep you in the know about any unusual trends before they turn into problems.

See your AWS Direct Connect metrics in pre-built dashboards

Visualize all your data, easily filter to a specific host, and correlate with other performance metrics.

AWS Direct Connect dashboard

AWS Direct Connect performance alerts

Get alerts if your AWS Direct Connect performance degrades. You can create alerts for any of the captured metrics.

For example, set an alert for when your connection light level drops.

AWS performance alerts

Ready to get started?

Enable the integration now and get a clear picture of your AWS Direct Connect performance.

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