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Press Release -- March 30th, 2017
Source: console

Console Connect Announces Integration with Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute

Integration allows Microsoft customers to privately connect between 170 Console PoPs worldwide and the Microsoft Cloud with the Console Platform

Santa Clara, CA – March 30, 2017 – Console Connect, a leading provider of global direct connect solutions, today announced its integration with Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute, Microsoft’s private connection solution for the Microsoft Cloud. The integration allows Microsoft customers to connect securely and reliably to their cloud environments from more locations via the Console Platform. Azure ExpressRoute via the Console Platform is currently available for connections between Console’s 170 PoPs and Azure regions.

“Integrating the Console Platform with Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute brings simple, single-click interconnection to Azure customers around the world,” said Jef Graham, CEO, Console Connect. “As CIOs look to secure their cloud environments, the networks on which they connect to the cloud are coming under increasing scrutiny. Opening up more opportunities for secure, predictable direct connections will help ensure safer cloud deployments as adoption continues to rise.”

Console Connect’s integration with Azure ExpressRoute allows Azure customers to establish private connections to the Microsoft cloud in more locations. Currently, the integration enables secure interconnections to be set up between any Console node, and Azure ExpressRoute locations in Silicon Valley, CA; Los Angeles, CA; Ashburn, VA; Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX; Toronto, Canada; and London, UK.

The Console Platform removes the complexity of interconnection, allowing enterprises to establish private, secure and reliable connections with just a single click. Previous interconnection solutions required extensive investment of time, capital and network engineering for each direct connection to be established, making it an unrealistic alternative to the increasingly dangerous public internet. But, by automating the interconnection process through to layer 3, Console Connect has opened the door for IT teams to embrace the technology and end their reliance on the public internet for business-critical applications.

More information on Console Connect’s integration with Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute can be found here.


About Console Connect Inc.

The Cloud Connection Company

Console Connect is a leading provider of global direct connect solutions, enabling its customers to privately access business-critical SaaS applications, cloud providers and other enterprises with the click of a button.

The Console platform delivers cloud connectivity through a unique blend of software and network infrastructure. It offers a reliable and consistent experience across its secure, high-performance environment. Console Connect is the first company to fully automate switching and routing for seamless interconnection, avoiding the risks of sending traffic over the public Internet.

Console Connect is a global leader in automated cloud connectivity and remote peering, operating since 2011, with more than 170 Points of Presence (PoPs) in over 20 countries. For more information, visit and follow the company on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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