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Metro Optic to Offer Direct Access to Console’s Software and Interconnection Platform

Montréal, Québec – Metro Optic announced today that the company has joined the Console NSP Partner Program to provide customers’ access to Console, the enterprise software and interconnection platform that is changing the way businesses directly connect to their customers, vendors, and partners.

The Console NSP Partner Program enables network service providers (NSPs) to offer customers direct access to Console for network-to-network and enterprise-to-enterprise collaboration globally. Upon establishing a network to network interface (NNI) with a Console Node in one or more multiple global regions, the NSP Partner is able to offer customers direct access to Console with secure speeds ranging from 10Mbps to 100Gbps that bypass the public Internet. The partner program also provides NSP partners marketing resources to highlight their direct access offering with Console.

The Console software and interconnection platform provides a secure, simple, and faster way for companies across the globe to directly connect to 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.

“This collaboration allows Metro Optic to leverage a leading global ecosystem further enabling Metro Optic to provide global connectivity, interconnection and direct connections to its partners and Enterprise clients,” says Daniel Legault, CEO of Metro Optic. “As enterprise networks continue to leverage cloud based applications, Console addresses the limitations of accessing these critical networks over the public Internet and provides additional reach and security.”

“We are excited to welcome Metro Optic as one of the first NSP Partners in Canada who are joining Console,” says Al Burgio, CEO, Console. “Directly connecting to business-critical cloud services is fast becoming a necessity for enterprises and Metro Optic will enable enterprises to have direct access to our revolutionary Console platform.”

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About Metro Optic
Metro Optic offers over 15 years of experience in network architecture, designing the most reliable and robust networks in Montreal. Due to multiple preferential agreements with high level and top quality suppliers, Metro Optic can offer the greatest diversity of ultra efficient solutions; either from point to point in Montreal and Toronto or to reach the United States, Europe or Asia and always on private fiber optics.

In addition to having access to a fiber optic network of over 25 000km; Metro Optic has its own fiber cables that can provide dedicated connections to the majority of data centers in Montreal. Metro Optic also owns and operates a “Telco Hotel” type colocation center of over 25,000 square feet at 875 St-Antoine in downtown Montreal.

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 http://projects.local/console.to.

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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