Console Connect has extended its collaboration with NaiTel, the telecom arm of Aqaba Digital Hub, to enable on-demand global connectivity access in the Middle East.
Using the Console Connect network-as-a-service (NaaS) digital platform, customers at Aqaba Digital Hub can seamlessly extend their global reach to more than 50 countries worldwide, leveraging the performance, security, and speed of a leading global network. The collaboration brings the Middle East closer to the cloud, providing instant and direct access to all the world’s major cloud platforms, including AWS, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud, Microsoft Azure, and more.
Michael Glynn, vice president of digital automated innovation, Console Connect, said, “The Middle East region is really seeing the benefits of moving to an automated network environment, giving customers greater control and flexibility over their global high-speed connections. We are delighted to extend our collaboration with Aqaba Digital Hub, which is strategically located so that more users can access on-demand networking services.”
The carrier-neutral facility in Aqaba Digital Hub allows users to access more on-demand services from Console Connect, including internet on-demand. Delivered via one of the world’s largest and fastest IP networks, Console Connect’s internet on-demand service enables self-provisioned enhanced internet access through the automated Console Connect platform.
Moreover, Aqaba Digital Hub customers can also access Console Connect’s MeetingPlace, where they can provision partner services such as remote peering, colocation, SaaS, and business applications, as well as purchase home-grown features and solutions from Console Connect.
As part of the collaboration, internet exchange services from AqabaIX, the first and only Internet Exchange Point in Jordan with open access and neutral policy, are now available on the Console Connect MeetingPlace, enabling Console Connect users to remotely peer at AqabaIX.
Eyad Abu Khorma, founder and CEO of Aqaba Digital Hub, said, “We are pleased to welcome Console Connect to Aqaba Digital Hub as we continue to build on our successful and long-standing collaboration. We look forward to enabling Aqaba Digital Hub customers to enjoy Console Connect’s flexible, scalable and reliable on-demand services platform.”