Console Inc. Announces Console™ Partner Programs

Data Center, Network Service Provider and Technology Partners Unveiled During Console Connect Live in San Francisco

Console - Primary - 300dpi - RGBSanta Clara, CA – September 9, 2015Console Inc., the enterprise software and interconnection company that is changing the way organizations connect to their customers, vendors, and partners, today announced the new partner programs for its revolutionary new platform, Console™, during its Console Connect Live (CCL2015) event in San Francisco. The Console Partner Programs include industry-leading data center operators, network service providers (NSP) and technology partners that are strategically aligning with Console to drive innovation. These partner programs also provide a mutually beneficial opportunity for ongoing collaboration and integrate with Console’s software and advanced interconnection platform, which provides a secure, simple, and faster way for companies across the globe to directly connect.

Console Partner Program members include: Technology Partner BTI Systems; Data Center Partners 910Telecom, Hurricane Electric, Netelligent Hosting Services, RACK59, ScaleMatrix, and T5 Data Centers; NSP Partners including: iTel, Metro Optic, One Source Networks, Online Tech, SummitIG, VeloCloud and Zayo Group.

“We are excited to welcome these new partners to our growing Console ecosystem,” states Al Burgio, CEO of Console and IIX Inc. “We look forward to working alongside all Console partners as we foster new innovation, enterprise-to-enterprise collaboration, and drive cloud-enablement at an increased pace.”

Providing a turnkey solution for data center operators to offer customers direct access to Console, the Console Data Center Partner Program provides the necessary support to make a data center Console-enabled as well as access to marketing resources to highlight their business. Upon establishing a network-to-network interface with one or multiple Console nodes located in various regions across the globe, Console NSP Partners can offer customers direct access to Console with secure speeds ranging from 10 Mbps to 100 Gbps, bypassing the public Internet.

CCL2015 is a one-day event that will mark the unveiling of the game-changing Console™ platform, which provides enterprises with a secure, simple and faster way to bypass the public Internet and directly connect with their business-critical cloud providers, SaaS providers, and partners. Console’s network automation technology provides customers direct access to a global ecosystem without the configuration complexity.

The event features a keynote delivered by Laks Prabhala, the Chief Information Systems Security Officer for the U.S. Department of Justice and former Senior Architect for FINRA (NASD) and Software Development Manager for Verisign, followed by educational panels including: Direct Connect to Cloud Compute, Storage and SaaS; Drivers and Challenges; Market Demand for Direct Connect: The Importance of Fostering Ecosystem and DDoS, Blackholing; and Network Hijacking: The Reality of Today’s Public Internet. Panelists include thought-leaders from enterprises, SaaS, content and Cloud providers:

  • Jim Davis, Senior Analyst, 451 Research
  • Greg Schwimer, Chief Technology Officer, 7e7
  • Matthew Lehwess, Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services
  • Erik Klavon, Staff Network Engineer, Box
  • Jay Adelson, General Partner, Center Electric, and Founder, Equinix
  • Avi Freedman, Co-founder and CEO, Kentik
  • Zaid Ali Kahn, Director, Global Infrastructure Architecture and Strategy at LinkedIn
  • Kevin Lopez, Worldwide Business Development Manager, Microsoft
  • Dave Burns, VP of Network Technology, QTS Data Centers
  • Sam Curtis, Partner, Rack59
  • Tim Nicols, VP of Business Development, Raging Wire
  • Chris Orlando, Co-founder & CSMO, ScaleMatrix
  • Sunny Kumar, Chief Commercial Officer, SummitIG
  • Craig McKesson, EVP Colocation and Cloud Solutions, T5 Data Centers
  • Tim Van Herck, Director Technical Marketing, VeloCloud Networks
  • Tyler Coates, Director, Ethernet Product Management, Zayo Group
  • Shafiek Peck, Lead Network Engineer, Zendesk

Prime sponsors of CCL2015 include: 910 Telecom, a Denver-based carrier-neutral telecom hotel; BTI Systems, a market-leading provider of cloud and metro networking software and systems to colocation, content and service providers around the world; Fedora, an open source software community for members around the globe; Hurricane Electric, a global IPv4 and IPv6 network provider; Kentik, an automated SaaS-based, big data service for network visibility, DDoS detection and infrastructure optimization; Netelligent Hosting Services, a Canadian-based hosting and colocation provider; ScaleMatrix, an operator of innovative high-density data centers providing connected services for a hybrid world, SummitIG, a Northern Virginia-based dark fiber provider connecting data centers; and T5 Data Centers, innovators in providing state-of-the-art, customizable and highly reliable computing support environments.

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For more information about CCL2015, visit

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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

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.

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