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XaaS Providers Flock to Interconnection Provider Console Connect in 2017
[April 10, 2017]

XaaS Providers Flock to Interconnection Provider Console Connect in 2017

Channel Partners Expo - For as-a-service (XaaS) solutions to be cost-effective at scale in the enterprise, the accessibility of their platforms must be as reliable as their pricey on-premise counterparts. That's where the public internet has fallen short, with variations in reliability and performance restricting XaaS adoption. As XaaS providers look for an alternative to the public internet, the unique two-in-one benefit of Console Connect's direct connection ecosystem has made it the channel of choice, resulting in a 130 percent growth in Console Connect's XaaS ecosystem in the first quarter of 2017 alone.

Two-in-one benefit - Instant internet bypass for XaaS users, and an ecosystem of potential customers

Not only is Console Connect the only platform with single-click direct connect provisioning over Layer 3, it opens the gateway to a potential ecosystem of thousands of users, partners and other providers. That means greater security and reliability through direct connections that completely bypass the public internet, and new growth opportunities offered by the Console Connect ecosystem.

"A new avenue to user growth"

"The ability to offer our customers access to our StudioCloud as-a-service platform directly, securely and without the risks or unpredictability of the public internet is extremely valuable," said Darren Sharpe, VP of Sales at Scalar. "But, equally as valuable is the access to thousands of potential users already making use of Console Connect's more reliable interconnection offering. That shortens the potential customer journey and offers us a new avenue to user growth."

"A critical value-add to the enterprise"

"The public internet is one of the biggest challenges for IaaS companies like ours," said Cortney Thompson, CIO and co-founder, Green House Data. "The Console Connect ecosystem lets our customers directly connect not only to their Green House Data cloud, but also to other XaaS providers on the Console platform. That allows us to provide a critical value-add to the enterprise, as the public internet's reliability continues to fall in the face of increasingly complex and data-heavy application demands."

"Well-placed to build on our ecosystem expansion"

"As XaaS partners have discovered the two-in-one benefit of the Console platform, we've been able to grow our ecosystem by 130 percent in the last quarter alone," said Jef Graham, CEO, Console Connect."Our unique proposition of instant direct connection provisioning over Layer 3, combined with the access to an ecosystem of potential new customers, means that Console Connect is well-placed to continue this stellar growth as XaaS providers look to differentiate their offerings and grow their user base."

The Console Connect team is at Channel Partners Conference & Expo from April 10-13 at the Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, sharing more information on the benefits of the Console interconnection platform. To arrange a meeting, or for more information, visit the Console Connect website.

About Console Connect Inc.
The Cloud Connection Company

The Console platform delivers cloud connectivity through a unique blend of software and network infrastructure and unique Layer 3 automation. It offers a reliable and consistent experience across its secure, high-performance environment. Console Connect is the first company to fully automate switching and routing for seamless interconnection, avoiding the risks of sending traffic over the public Internet.

Console Connect is a global leader in automated cloud connectivity and remote peering, operating since 2011, with more than 170 Points of Presence (PoPs) in over 20 countries. For more information, visit and follow the company on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

About Green House Data
With data center facilities and cloud installations across the country, Green House Data provides cloud hosting, colocation, disaster recovery, and managed IT services throughout North America. Companies of all industries and sizes, including healthcare, legal, MSPs, energy, and retail, choose Green House Data for custom infrastructure design and Hear from a Human Support. The company is a certified VMware provider, SSAE 16 Type II and HIPAA compliant, as well as a B-Corp and EPA Green Power Partner. Visit to learn more.

About Scalar
Scalar is Canada's leading IT solutions provider, focused on security, infrastructure, and cloud. Founded in 2004, Scalar is headquartered in Toronto, with offices in Montreal, Ottawa, London, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver. Scalar was recently named to the CRN Fast Growth Top 150 List and listed on the PROFIT 500 for the seventh year running. In addition, Scalar was deemed a major player in the IDC (News - Alert) MarketScape for Canadian managed security service providers and ranked the #1 ICT security company on the 2014 -2016 editions of the Branham 300. For further details, visit or follow Scalar on Twitter (News - Alert), @scalardecisions.

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