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Titanium sponsor AWS Re:Invent 2015

Console is a Titanium sponsor at AWS re:Invent 2015 in Las Vegas.

Event details

Date: October 6 – 9, 2015
Booth Number: 1024
Venue: The Venetian – Las Vegas, NV
For more information on the event, visit: http://reinvent.awsevents.com/index.html

Event overview

AWS re:Invent is the flagship event from Amazon Web Services that targets decision makers, technology architects, developers, service providers, and partners looking to understand and utilize technologies from AWS.

Connect with Console at booth #1024

Connect with our experts at booth #1024 to learn about our revolutionary platform, Console. Console is the first platform to fully automate both network-to-network and enterprise-to-enterprise collaboration globally. It provides customers with private direct access to a global ecosystem of business-critical cloud providers, SaaS providers, and other enterprise partners. Enterprises can learn how to get early access to the platform and partners can learn about joining our rich ecosystem of partners and offering this game-changing platform to their end customers.

Session details

We’re also hosting a breakout session:
Topic: Finally a Simpler Way to Directly Connect: Learn How More Organizations Can Now Directly Connect to AWS
Date: Wednesday, Oct 7
Time: 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
Location: Delfino 4005
Speaker: Al Burgio, CEO, Console

Session description:

In this talk we introduce “Console”, the new enterprise software and interconnection platform that enables both network-to-network and enterprise-to-enterprise collaboration globally. We discuss three specific use cases: Enterprise, Cloud Services, and the Data Center. The wealth of cloud services and their rich capabilities is indisputable, but secure and direct connections to these services remains just out of reach for most enterprises. The challenges center around complexity; specialized network engineering knowledge, and various manual processes are traditionally required to configure access to these services.

We present how Console’s enterprise-grade software simply and securely connects the enterprise to mission-critical cloud services with a click of a button. Console provides automated layer 2 and layer 3 network configuration leveraging open source technologies such as the CloudRouter Project and OpenDaylight, thus simplifying network complexity. For the first time, enterprises can instantly obtain an Autonomous System Number (ASN) and auto-configure BGP for true and immediate direct interconnection. A point-and-click interface is now all that is required to directly connect enterprises to business-critical cloud resources like AWS.

Speaker profiles

Al Burgio, CEO, Console
Al Burgio is the CEO of Console Inc. and Founder & CEO of its parent company, IIX, the leading software-defined interconnection company.

Al has lead IIX’s global expansion since founding the company in 2011. In 2013, Al moved from Ontario, Canada to establish the company’s new headquarters in Silicon Valley, California. IIX now has over 100 employees across five offices in 4 countries and over 150 global points of presence across North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region. IIX is a privately-owned company and its investors include DOT Capital and New Enterprise Associates (NEA).

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. Customers include leading content providers, cloud application providers and other enterprises globally.

Al has diverse experience across multiple industries, including Internet, financial, manufacturing and telecommunications. Throughout his career, Al has completed over 10 acquisitions for various companies under his leadership, including two recently completed by IIX.

Paul Gampe, CTO, Console
Paul Gampe is the CTO of Console Inc. and of its parent company, IIX, the leading software-defined interconnection company.

Paul has over 20 years of experience in information technology operations, software development and International business operations. Prior to joining IIX, Paul was CTO of NEXTDC, a leading Data-Centre-as-a-Service (DCaaS) provider based in Australia. As CTO, he was the leading force behind NEXTDC’s information systems and technology strategies and customer facing platforms, including the company’s DCaaS platform, ONEDC. Previously, he was Vice President of Worldwide Engineering Services and Operations at Red Hat. During his 12-year tenure at Red Hat, Paul directed the company’s global function delivering software engineering services and pioneered the development of Red Hat’s Asian language products. He also served as General Manager of TWICS, Japan’s first public-access Internet Service Provider and Manager of Technology at the regional internet registry, the Asia-Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC).

Paul has spoken at dozens of conferences around the world, including APRICOT, AusCERT, OSDC, PyCon, KIPI, LRC, LSB Summit, and Linux.conf.au