HKT (SEHK:6823) – HONG KONG / SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA, October 24, 2018
PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider, today announces support for Google Cloud Partner Interconnect by providing enterprises direct, on-demand connections to the Google Cloud platform. PCCW Global’s Console Connect provides Google Cloud customers with fast, low-latency, and secure direct connectivity from the PCCW Global Tier 1 IP network which spans more than 150 countries around the globe.
Console Connect provides Google Cloud customers with on-demand, direct access to their business-critical applications, and can connect any and all points in customer networks with simple-to-use, yet sophisticated, automation software that eliminates the complexity of network configuration. It also enables enhanced performance, visibility, monitoring, and security, while providing additional reach for Google Cloud Partner Interconnect customers.
Console Connect also brings enterprises and cloud providers together into a unique networking community created by and for network engineers from around the world. The complete solution includes the tools needed to manage multiple secure direct connections, monitor connection performance, and view bandwidth allocation and utilization. Google Cloud Partner Interconnect is available now across Europe, Asia and the Americas, and is one of the many cloud and SaaS providers offered via Console Connect.
Mr. Paul Gampe, Chief Technology Officer of PCCW Global, said, “Connecting the Google Cloud platform to Console Connect at multiple points around the world enables businesses to quickly establish secure and high performance direct connections to business-critical workloads in the cloud. The agility and performance benefits of Google Cloud Partner Interconnect integrate perfectly with a superior cloud networking experience offered by Console Connect.”