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Porter Airlines Bypasses Internet With Console Inc.

123 Days ago

Leading Canadian Airline Will Privately Access Key Infrastructure and Applications Through Console's Innovative Platform

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 22, 2016) -  Console Inc., the enterprise software and interconnection company that is changing the way businesses directly connect to their customers, vendors and partners, announces today that Porter Airlines has become a new customer. The leading Canadian airline will be using the innovative Console platform to bypass the public Internet and privately connect to mission-critical partners, including Amazon Web Services (AWS) and business-critical aviation software. 

The Console platform provides a secure, simple and faster way for companies across the globe to bypass the public Internet and directly connect to business-critical cloud providers, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) providers and other partners. Porter Airlines will use the Console platform for highly secure access to core applications without the need for multiple direct connects or costly network solutions such as Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS). Porter Airlines' access to the Console platform will be enabled by Q9, a member of Console's Partner Program.

"We are delighted to welcome a true industry innovator such as Porter Airlines as a customer," says Al Burgio, founder and CEO of Console Inc. "Console's unique platform will enable Porter to improve operational efficiency and network performance, enhance security and reduce network management."

"The simplicity of Console's interconnection and software platform was a key consideration for us," comments Daniel Donovan, Vice President, Information Systems and Technology, Porter Airlines. "Being able to connect securely to our key technology partners and cloud providers without the complexity of managing multiple connections allows us to focus on our core business and providing outstanding customer service."

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, visit http://www.console.to.

IIX Inc. is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California. Leveraging its recent acquisition of IX Reach, the company has expanded 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 investors include New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Formation 8, DOT Capital, AME Cloud Ventures, and Drew Perkins.

IIX is a registered trademark of IIX Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

About Porter Airlines
Porter Airlines has revolutionized short-haul flying with a warm and effortless approach to hospitality, restoring glamour and refinement to air travel. Porter is an Official 4 Star Airline® in the World Airline Star Rating® and also rated as Best Regional Airline in North America by Skytrax.

Visit www.flyporter.com or call (888) 619-8622 for more information.