Choosing a network connection option
Different applications and workloads require different network connectivity solutions. Google supports multiple ways to connect your infrastructure to Google Cloud Platform.
|Direct access to RFC1918 IPs in your VPC – with SLA||Access to Google public IPs only – without SLA|
Peering Connection Options
Direct Peering Pricing
Google does not charge for peering. Establishing a direct peering connection with Google is free. There is no ongoing cost per port or fractional port involved, and no per hour charges.
Carrier Peering Pricing
Google does not charge for Carrier peering, however your service provider may charge for their services. Please consult with your Carrier Peering service provider for details on their specific offering.
|Pricing||Ingress||Intra-Region Google Cloud Platform Traffic Egress|
|Direct Peering||Free for all regions.||
|Carrier Peering||Free for all regions.||
“ Accessing GCP with high bandwidth, low latency, and consistent network connectivity is critical for our business objectives. Google's Dedicated Interconnect allows us to successfully achieve higher reliability, higher throughput, and lower latency while reducing the total cost of ownership by more than 60%, compared to solutions over the public internet. ”—Nhan Phan, VP of Engineering at Metamarkets