Hurricane Electric Internet Service to be Directly Accessible through the Console Platform

Platform Provides Customers with IPv6 Native Internet Services

FREMONT, CA – Sep 9, 2015 – Hurricane Electric, an IPv6-native Internet backbone and a colocation provider, announced today that the company has joined the revolutionary Console platform, making Hurricane Electric’s IP transit service available to Console customers globally. 

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.

Hurricane Electric also announced today that the company has joined the Console Data Center Partner Program for its Fremont 2 California data center facility.

The Console Data Center Partner Program provides a turnkey solution for data center operators to offer customers direct access to Console for network-to-network and enterprise-to-enterprise collaboration globally. The partner program provides the necessary support to make a datacenter Console-enabled as well as the marketing resources to highlight the value and power of this software-defined networking platform. 

“Hurricane Electric is excited to join both the Console platform and Data Center Partner Program. The Console platform provides customers the opportunity to simplify the way they directly connect to SaaS and cloud providers, including our leading global IPv6 backbone,” states Mike Leber, President of Hurricane Electric.

“This multi-faceted collaboration with Hurricane Electric will broaden the benefits available to enterprises leveraging the Console platform. Having a premier Internet service provider such as Hurricane Electric accessible on Console gives our customers a one-stop shop for private direct connect to a multitude cloud services, as well as segregated access to the Internet,” says Al Burgio, CEO of Console.

About Hurricane Electric

Fremont, California-based Hurricane Electric operates its own global IPv4 and IPv6 network and is considered the largest IPv6 backbone in the world as measured by number of networks connected. Within its global network, Hurricane Electric is connected to 100 major exchange points and exchanges traffic directly with more than 4,000 different networks. Employing a resilient fiber-optic topology, Hurricane Electric has no less than four redundant paths crossing North America, three separate paths between the U.S. and Europe, and rings in Europe and Asia.

In addition to its vast global network, Hurricane Electric owns and operates two data centers in Fremont, California, including Fremont 2, its newest 208,000 ft2 facility. Hurricane Electric offers IPv4 and IPv6 transit solutions over the same connection at speeds including 100 Gbps.

For more information on Hurricane Electric and their services, visit

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

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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