SOURCE: Console, Inc.

Console, Inc.

September 09, 2015 09:30 ET

Zayo Group Joins the Console NSP Partner Program

Zayo's Customers to Benefit From Direct Access to Console's Interconnection Platform

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - September 09, 2015) - Console Inc., the enterprise software and interconnection company, announced today that Zayo Group (NYSE: ZAYO), a global provider of bandwidth infrastructure, has joined the Console NSP Partner Program. The Console software and interconnection platform provides a secure, simple and faster way for companies across the globe to directly connect to business-critical cloud providers, software-as-a-service (SaaS) providers and partners.

Console's network automation technology provides partners and their customers with direct access to a global ecosystem without the complexities of configurations.

The Console NSP Partner Program enables network service providers (NSPs) to offer customers direct access to Console for network-to-network and enterprise-to-enterprise collaboration globally. Upon establishing a network to network interface (NNI) with a Console Node in one or more multiple global regions, the NSP Partner is able to offer customers direct access to Console with secure speeds ranging from 10Mbps to 100Gbps that bypass the public Internet. The partner program also provides NSP partners marketing resources to highlight their direct access offering with Console.

"The Console Platform applies powerful social networking concepts with built-in capabilities to provide enterprise connections to business critical locations including cloud and data center connectivity hubs within its gated-access framework," said Tyler Coates, director of Ethernet Product Group at Zayo. "It's an innovative approach, and will offer our enterprise customers with a seamless, simplified and secure way to connect directly to global partners and providers including Zayo."

Zayo provides bandwidth infrastructure services, including fiber and bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud services to the world's leading businesses. Customers include wireless and wireline carriers, media and content companies and finance, healthcare and other large enterprises. Zayo's 84,000-mile network in the U.S. and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. In addition to high-capacity dark fiber, wavelength, Ethernet and other connectivity solutions, Zayo offers colocation and cloud services in its carrier-neutral data centers.

"We are excited to welcome Zayo as a Console NSP Partner. Now enterprises across Zayo's extensive network footprint in the U.S. and Europe will be able to directly access the Console platform," said Al Burgio, CEO of Console Inc. "With over 54 million network attacks occurring in Q1 of 2015 alone1, directly connecting to business-critical cloud services is fast becoming a necessity for enterprises. Zayo customers will be able to enhance network security and performance by subscribing to our revolutionary Console platform and directly access our ecosystem of cloud and SaaS providers."

For more information about the Console Early Access Program, visit http://www.console.to.

About Console Inc.
Console Inc., an IIX company, was founded to change the way enterprises connect to their customers, vendors, and partners. Console's enterprise software and interconnection platform enables both network-to-network and enterprise-to-enterprise collaboration globally. The Console platform provides enhanced network security, improved performance, and faster business-to-business direct connect. For more information about the Console Early Access Program, visit http://www.console.to.

IIX Inc. is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California. In March 2015, IIX acquired IX Reach Limited, further expanding its global interconnection footprint into more than 150 Points of Presence (PoPs) across North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. IIX is privately held and backed by New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and DOT Capital.

IIX is a registered trademark of IIX Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

1McAfee Labs (now part of Intel Security) Q1 2015 Threat Report

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