Omaha, NE – January 31, 2023 – 1623 Farnam, a regional leader in network-neutral edge interconnection and data center services, and Console Connect, a leading global Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) platform, have collaborated to bring even more global on-demand connectivity to organizations within 1623’s cloud and connectivity-rich Omaha ecosystem.

As businesses accelerate their digital transformation journey and build increasingly complex hybrid and multi-cloud environments, the Console Connect platform makes it easier for organizations to provision, manage and control their global connectivity.

Through the Console Connect platform or via its API, customers at 1623 Farnam can interconnect seamlessly with a global ecosystem of cloud, SaaS and data center partners. The platform puts users in control of PCCW Global’s advanced MPLS network infrastructure, which includes a redundant and resilient global subsea cable network, and delivers high levels of speed, security, and performance.

“We are constantly looking for ways to enrich our ecosystem on behalf of the many organizations that trust 1623 Farnam to serve as a nexus of connectivity at the heart of their IT footprints,” comments Todd Cushing, President of 1623 Farnam. “Collaborating with Console Connect is a huge opportunity for this ecosystem, presenting a host of advantages for further interconnection opportunities and even more value at the edge and beyond.”

For more than 20 years, 1623 Farnam has served as a strategically located connectivity hub, now standing as the ideal interconnection point for the country’s largest carriers’ east/west and north/south routes and the center of secure onramps to the world’s biggest cloud providers. 1623 Farnam’s carrier-neutral edge data center in Omaha, Nebraska, is at the confluence point between hyperscale cloud providers, carriers, and other managed service providers.

1623 Farnam offers a premier location for robust networking opportunities, delivering ultra -low latencies alongside strategic scalability proximity, enhancing the performance of next-gen applications. The location is also home to 1623 Farnam’s Omaha IX, the premier Midwest Internet Exchange. With the addition of Console Connect, this leading data center and interconnection hub remains firmly ahead of advancing network and data requirements, serving as a trusted digital transformation resource for a host of customers.

“We are pleased to welcome 1623 Farnam to the Console Connect ecosystem and bring greater interconnection choice to businesses in Nebraska. The availability of Console Connect at 1623 Farnam extends our platform reach to the heart of the Midwest, enabling local businesses to access our full range of on-demand connectivity services,” said Michael Glynn, SVP, Digital Automated Innovation, Console Connect.
Through a single Console Connect Access Port, 1623 Farnam’s customers can:
  • Access global on-demand, high-speed connectivity between 900 Console Connect-enabled data centers in over 50 countries worldwide, including more than 300 locations across the U.S.
  • Quote, order, and manage Layer 2 and Layer 3 network connections to leading cloud platforms, including AWS, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud, Microsoft Azure, Oracle Cloud and others.
  • Experience an IP transit service on-demand, delivered by a leading Tier 1 IP network ranked in the top 10 globally.
  • Interconnect directly with a global ecosystem of business partners, including carriers, enterprises, Internet Exchanges, IoT providers, and more.
To learn more about 1623 Farnam, click here.
To learn more about Console Connect, click here.
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About 1623 Farnam:
1623 Farnam is the leading network interconnect point providing secure direct edge connectivity to fiber and wireless network providers, major cloud and CDN properties, content providers and Fortune 500 enterprises. We support mission-critical infrastructure and applications with the highest levels of availability, enabling maximum levels of application performance. As the regional leader in network-neutral, edge interconnection, 1623 Farnam offers access to 50 network companies which have local, regional, national and international reach. Located in the heart of the Midwest, 1623 Farnam services over five million eyeballs and multiple Fortune 500 companies in our region. Nebraska is the 15th fastest growing tech state and 20th fastest population growing state in the nation. We pride ourselves on consistently earning high customer satisfaction scores resulting in customer peace-of-mind.

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