PCCW Global teams with DE-CIX to extend cloud and data centre reach



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The collaboration will also provide Console Connect customers direct on-demand access to the DE-CIX platform via the self-provisioning platform.

Hong Kong-based telecoms service provider PCCW Global and DE-CIX has announced its collaboration with the aim of extending the reach of DE-CIX’s cloud and data centre offerings via the Console Connect SDI platform by PCCW Global.

 The Console Connect SDI platform offers a pay-as-you-go ecosystem that delivers virtual connections among 37 countries, together with instant provisioning to cloud partners such as AWS, IBM Cloud, Tencent Cloud, Alibaba Cloud, Oracle Cloud, and Google Cloud.

The company revealed that it also offers direct connectivity to an additional 120 data centres in markets throughout Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and North America.

DE-CIX provides network interconnection services and operates 18 carrier and data centre-neutral Internet Exchanges in Europe, the Middle East, North America, and India.

“It has always been DE-CIX’s ambition to make interconnection as easy as possible anywhere our customers need our services on the planet,” said Ivo Ivanov, Chief Executive Officer of DE-CIX International.


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“This collaboration with PCCW Global is just the right step to getting interconnection even closer to the edge. We are thrilled to be the first IX globally to join the Console Connect SDI platform.” 

The company added that the collaboration will enable DE-CIX customers who are using the Console Connect SDI platform globally to instantly provision services from any data centre directly into the DECIX platform. 

“We are pleased that this collaboration will be the first IX interconnect platform to be integrated with our global SDI platform, enabling our wholesale and enterprise customers to instantly provision virtual circuits across our SDI platform to access multi DE-CIX onramp locations,” said Michael Glynn, Vice President of Digital Automated Innovation, PCCW Global.

“It also enables DE-CIX customers to purchase on-demand services via our platform from key cloud partners around the world and extend their IX platform to over 120 on-net data centres in 37 countries.

“This is another step in assuring SDI platform for carriers, SD-WAN providers, IX platforms, and other SDN operators, helping them extend their reach and interconnect together via traditional Network-to-Network Interconnection using our self-provisioning portal, or integrating via API at any of our access points.”

Last week, DE-CIX announced that it has entered into a strategic business partnership agreement with global technology solutions firm InterGlobix, which is focused on the convergence of data centres, terrestrial fibre and subsea fibre.

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