28 Nov 2022

Kao Data Deploys Console Connects’ Software Defined Interconnection Platform

28 Nov, 2022 - London, United KingdomKao Data, the specialist developer and operator of high-performance data centres for enterprise, cloud, HPC and AI, has announced it has partnered with Console Connect to deploy its Software Defined Interconnection platform at its Harlow campus. The new partnership increases Kao Data’s high performance cloud and network capabilities - providing enterprise customers with diverse routes to global hyperscale and connectivity providers through one of the world’s largest SaaS platforms.

Kao Data’s partnership with Console Connect complements its existing, industry-leading carrier coverage, allowing users to self-provision metro connections between all of Europe’s major data centre hubs quickly and efficiently. Through a single Console Connect Access Port, Kao Data now provides access to more than 900 Console Connect-enabled data centres across the globe, directly enabling access to high-performance, global ISP networks that span the UK, USA, Asia and EMEA.

Through Console Connects’ Software Defined Interconnection platform, Kao Data customers can directly connect to key hyperscale cloud providers, including AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud, Oracle Cloud, and many others. Furthermore, the partnership provides access to business Internet services on demand, delivered across a top 10 global Tier 1 IP network, and diversifies the cloud and connectivity solutions at Kao Data’s high performance Harlow campus.

With low-latency connectivity becoming ever business-critical, it is essential that we continue to diversify our network capabilities to enable our customers to reach new markets and global hubs,” said Spencer Lamb, Chief Commercial Officer, Kao Data. “Our new partnership with Console Connect, provides a low latency and highly resilient gateway to Tier 1 global networks, helping our enterprise and cloud customers stay online and connected, while enjoying all the benefits of our Harlow campus."

Kao Data’s Harlow campus is renowned as the home for some of the UK’s most advanced high-performance computing (HPC), artificial intelligence (AI), life science and financial workloads, and provides the closest Console Connect-enabled data centre to Cambridge. The new partnership enables Kao Data to provide customers with multiple cloud and connectivity configurations, IP Transit services, and delivers greater redundancy and resiliency for their connected assets.

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