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Press Release -- September 14th, 2020
Source: neutrality-one, PCCW
Tags: collaborates with PCCW Global to deliver global connectivity on-demand to enterprises through Console Connect

The collaboration enables’s customers in Asia, the Middle East and Africa to connect to 350 plus data centers in over 40 countries across the globe

HKT (SEHK:6823) – HONG KONG, September 14, 2020 –, a cloud
networking company delivering software-defined infrastructure, has collaborated with
PCCW Global to use its Console Connect platform to provide global connectivity services
to’s enterprise customers in Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

Leveraging the power of the Console Connect Software-Defined Interconnection® platform, customers can now directly connect to over 350 data centers in more than
40 countries worldwide, as well as access a growing ecosystem of leading cloud,
Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Internet of Things (IoT), carrier interconnect and Internet
Exchange (IX) providers. This ecosystem includes DE-CIX, Google Cloud, AWS, IBM
Cloud, Microsoft Azure, Oracle Cloud, QingCloud, Alibaba, Tencent, NAVER Cloud,
Cloudflare and more.

Using Console Connect’s Wholesale NNI solution, now has the ability to
extend its network reach and provide on-demand layer 2 connections for its customers
between key data centers, partners and service providers on the platform.

Through a single NNI port in Frankfurt, Germany, has directly
interconnected to the automated Console Connect fabric, which is underpinned by PCCW
Global’s leading IP backbone and one of the largest MPLS networks in the world. By using
this private dedicated network that bypasses the public internet, enterprise
customers gain an additional layer of security and can experience improved network
performance such as lower latency and higher availability of guaranteed throughput.

Mr. Rick Hillson, Co-Founder and CTO,, said, “We see a tremendous
opportunity to deliver software-defined networking to enterprises in Asia, the Middle East
and Africa. Our collaboration with Console Connect enables us to connect them around
the world and into the cloud with secure and high-performance networking. The team at
Console Connect has been great to work with and is helping us to deliver SDN in unique
markets with an optimized end-to-end experience. We are building a world-class platform
that is tailored to the changing demands of enterprises. We are delivering the networking
they need to succeed.” is in the process of deploying further Console Connect NNI ports in the
Middle East, Hong Kong, London and Singapore.

Carrier customers such as can create connections between their NNI port
and any other port on the Console Connect fabric instantly via the Console Connect online
portal or through an open API. is currently utilizing Console Connect’s online portal, with plans to integrate
capabilities onto its own portal via open API in Q1 2021.

Mr. Michael Glynn, Vice President of Digital Automated Innovation, PCCW Global, said,
“This SDN collaboration ensures can offer more flexibility to its enterprise
customers, who can now enjoy the benefits of on-demand global connectivity across key
markets in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Using the Console Connect Network-as-aService (NaaS) platform, can extend its global reach while its customers can
experience new levels of flexibility, reliability and control. The Console Connect ecosystem
is constantly evolving to enable carrier partners and NaaS providers to interconnect to our
platform to deliver services on-demand as well as extend their backbone network at the
click of a button.”

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About is a global cloud networking company offering enterprises and service
providers connectivity to internet, cloud and data centre infrastructure in 180+ countries.
The team came together recognising that cloud is fundamentally changing
the way in which people collaborate, communicate and connect and this change needs a
fresh approach to delivering networks with the best quality customer experience. utilises the latest software defined technologies to provide end-to-end agile
& secure networking services. Our core offerings are data centre interconnection,
software-defined wide area networking, layer 2/3 connectivity and managed security

Our Mission is to serve our customer communication needs with a focus on trust, service,
quality and innovation.

Our Vision is making our customer business’s successful by providing excellence in digital
communication services and building shareholder value in the process.

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About PCCW Global

PCCW Global is a leading international communications service provider, offering the
latest mobility, voice and data solutions to multinational enterprises, telecommunications
partners, cloud and application service providers. Our truly global coverage combined with
local on-the-ground knowledge has helped us build best-in-class global connections
linking Africa, the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East. Our network
supports a portfolio of integrated communications services including connectivity,
applications, and tailored solutions integrated and orchestrated by the Console Connect
on-demand digital Software Defined Interconnection ® platform, one of the first global
platforms to fully automate switching and routing of all communications for seamless

To learn more about PCCW Global, please visit

About Console Connect

Console Connect is PCCW Global’s Software Defined Interconnection® platform which
spans over 40 countries, capitalizing on our low latency, fully-redundant, uncontended
global MPLS Network. The Console Connect digital platform allows users to instantly selfprovision connectivity between carriers, enterprises, cloud, SaaS, IX, IoT, UCaaS,

Security-as-a-service and other network-as-a-service partners in seconds.

For more information, please contact:

Ivan Ho
PCCW Group
Tel: +852 2883 8747

Michael Singleton
Tel: +44 124 385 0032

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