Collaborates with PCCW Global Collaborates with PCCW Global 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-a-Service (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.”


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 services

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.

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 interconnection.

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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 self-provision connectivity between carriers, enterprises, cloud, SaaS, IX, IoT, UCaaS, Security-as-a-service and other network-as-a-service partners in seconds.