PCCW Extends Datacenter Solutions to TierPoint

Hong Kong-based HKT,’s international operating division, PCCW Global collaborates with Missouri based datacenter solutions provider, TierPoint to extend Console Connect’s data center footprint in the United States. Console Connect is owned by PCCW Global and offers software-defined interconnection platforms to datacenters.

Worldwide, enterprises are migrating their applications and content to the cloud, where the storage management is done at different locations. Cloud is connected through the public internet, which is built for the general public use. Internet technology is not bothered about the busines information security and interconnection. Worldwide, enterprises start discovering the limitations of internet technology, especially when it comes to reliable performance, predictability, and security.

Datacenter with cable management racks and cabinetsConsole Connect has solutions to these business challenges by delivering an affordable platform that makes connections to cloud-based applications, partners and client IT infrastructure simple, easily managed, predictable and secure, with seamless access to the world’s major cloud hosting services, including Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, IBM, Alibaba Cloud, Tencent Cloud and Yunify.

Before acquisition by PCCW, Console Connect Inc. was a technology company based in the United States. The company focused on B2B peering server connectivity, specifically in the Software Defined Interconnect (SDI) field.

Console Connect’s primary product was the Console Connect Platform. It is a web application that was integrated with Microsoft Azure. The service was intended to reduce the cost of server-to-server communication, by bypassing the internet, using direct links that Console Platform had already negotiated for clients

Console Connect will initially be available at TierPoint facilities in Andover, MA, Bethlehem, PA, and Durham, NC, enabling enhanced performance, visibility, monitoring and security. TierPoint’s data center tenants will also gain additional benefit from having access to the digital innovation capabilities delivered via fast and secure direct connectivity provided by PCCW Global’s Tier 1 IP network, which spans more than 150 countries worldwide.

TierPoint’s customers will have an opportunity to easily provision on-demand direct access to their business-critical applications. Console Connect is also able to connect all points in a network with simple-to-use automation software that eliminates the complexity of network configuration while simultaneously reducing cost. Furthermore, the platform brings enterprises and cloud providers from around the world together by building a networking community, created by network engineers for network engineers, with the goal of improving communication and collaboration toward delivering improved data services.

PCCW Global business covers more than 3,000 cities and 150 countries and its networks support a portfolio of integrated global communications services including connectivity, applications, and tailored solutions facilitated by the on-demand Console Connect digital platform. PCCW is Headquartered in Hong Kong and maintains regional centers in Australia, Belgium, China, France, Greece, Japan, Korea, Singapore, South Africa, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.

TierPoint (tierpoint.com) is a leading provider of secure, connected data center and cloud solutions at the edge of the internet. The company has one of the largest customer bases in the industry, with 5,000 clients ranging from the public to private sectors, from small businesses to Fortune 500 enterprises. TierPoint also has one of the largest and most geographically diversified footprints in the nation, with over 40 world-class data centers in 20 U.S. markets and 8 multi-tenant cloud pods, connected by a coast-to-coast network. Led by a proven management team, TierPoint’s highly experienced IT professionals offer a comprehensive solution portfolio of private, multitenant, managed hyperscale, and hybrid cloud, plus colocation, disaster recovery, security, and other managed IT services.

Author: Fiber

Chief Editor of Fiber Optic Mania Magazine

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