Next-generation interconnection provider earns category’s top prize in the 16th iteration of the eco Internet awards
SANTA CLARA, CA. – June 30, 2016 – Console, the enterprise software and interconnection company that is changing the way businesses directly connect to their customers, vendors and partners, has been awarded the 2016 eco Internet Award for Next Generation Infrastructure B2B. Now in its 16th year, the annual eco Internet Awards recognize the biggest players and innovators in a wide range of Internet-centric verticals, including entertainment, next-generation infrastructure, smart technology, mobility and next-generation security.
For the 2016 edition of the awards program, Console Inc. was shortlisted as a finalist in the Next Generation Infrastructure B2B category, alongside Datapath.io and noris network. A jury of experts judged the nominees and deemed Console the winner of the Infrastructure B2B award, highlighting how the platform aims to change the future of interconnection by improving security, performance and usability significantly.
“We’re honored to accept this award from eco, and also deeply humbled by the depth of competition of this year’s nominees,” said Al Burgio, CEO and founder, Console. “Our industry is at a crucial inflection point, faced with the challenge of how to best manage the growing pains of the Internet worldwide – from security to performance and reliability – and it’s gratifying to see how many of our peers have similarly risen to the challenge to provide new solutions that alleviate or solve these pain points. We’re very thankful to eco for this recognition and to our competitors for helping us show that innovation in the Internet industry is thriving today more than ever.”
“Brilliant ideas receive the Internet industry awards,” said Harald Summa, CEO, eco association. “The ideas and solutions presented by the award winners today are outstanding and will positively impact the entire economy.The Internet industry continues to be one of the fastest growing sectors in the economy.”
With more than 900 member organizations, eco is the largest Internet industry association worldwide. Since 1995, eco has been instrumental in the development of the internet, fostering new technologies, infrastructures and markets, and forming framework conditions.
Console was founded in 2011 to change the way enterprises connect to their customers, vendors and partners. Console’s next generation interconnection platform enables any-to-any collaboration globally, for clouds, networks and enterprises. The Console platform provides enhanced network security, improved performance and faster business-to-business direct connections. For more information, visit www.console.to
Console (formerly IIX Inc.) is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California. The company has expanded its global interconnection footprint into more than 160 Points of Presence (PoPs) across the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Console is privately held and investors include New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Formation 8, DOT Capital, AME Cloud Ventures and Drew Perkins.
Console is a trademark and IIX is a registered trademark of Console Connect Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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