News / June 30, 2016
Console and DE-CIX Partner to Deliver Cloud Access to Business Worldwide
Leading interconnection platform aligns with global Internet exchange provider to deliver cloud access to businesses across more than 160 PoPs in 23 countries
SANTA CLARA, CA. – June 15, 2016 – Console, the enterprise software and interconnection company that is changing the way businesses directly connect to their customers, vendors and partners, today announced a partnership with DE-CIX, one of the world’s leading Internet exchange operators.
The DE-CIX peering and interconnection ecosystem consists currently of over 800 networks from more than 60 countries. This partnership with Console enables those networks that peer on the DE-CIX exchanges worldwide to gain secure and simple access to leading cloud services such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and the Google Cloud Platform, as well as software-as-a-service (SaaS) providers and enterprises around the world using the Console platform, without the configuration complexity of interconnection.
“As a global leader in peering and interconnection, we continually look to add a broader variety of services to our world class interconnection ecosystem,” explains Harald Summa, CEO, DE-CIX. “We actively grow our Internet ecosystem by offering additional interconnection solutions to increase the quality of the Internet as a whole. To this end, our partnership with Console will assist to interconnect customers with the world’s leading cloud platforms.”
Additionally, Console customers across more than 160 Console PoPs in over 23 countries now have access to DE-CIX’s Internet exchange services. This will allow enterprises to get direct and easy access to the world´s largest peering ecosystem of DE-CIX. The partnership will start initially with services via the DE-CIX exchanges in Frankfurt and New York, with additional locations to be announced.
“A key part of our strategic vision is to broaden the range of companies and industries reachable over our platform,” commented Al Burgio, Console’s Founder and CEO. “Working with a leading industry player like DE-CIX expands our ability to drive next generation interconnection around the world.”
DE-CIX provides premium Internet exchange services and operates several carrier and data center neutral exchanges. The company serves 800+ carriers, ISPs and content networks from 60+ countries, including all leading international players in various metro markets in Europe, the Middle East and North America. With 5.1+ Terabits per second of peak traffic, DE-CIX Frankfurt is the world’s leading Internet exchange. For more information, please visit www.de-cix.net.
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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