- TELEHOUSE America welcomes Hurricane Electric to its Chelsea data center
- Hurricane Electric is the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone and colocation provider
- The expansion enables TELEHOUSE customers access Hurricane Electric’s growing IPv6 network
New York, NY, USA – May 2, 2012 – TELEHOUSE America, a leading provider of global dedicated data centers, international Internet exchanges, and managed IT services , announces today that Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone and leading colocation provider, has expanded its network to TELEHOUSE New York Chelsea, located at 85 10th Avenue.
“We are honored to have Hurricane Electric extend its network into our Chelsea facility,” states Fred Cannone, Director of Sales and Marketing at TELEHOUSE America. “This expansion allows our customers to easily, cost effectively connect to Hurricane Electric’s global IPv6 network and exchange traffic directly with more than 2,100 different networks and 52 major exchange points.”
Hurricane Electric first deployed IPv6 on its global backbone in 2001. Hurricane Electric’s global Internet backbone is one of the few that is IPv6-native and does not rely on internal tunnels for its IPv6 connectivity. Hurricane Electric presently connects to more than 1,600 associated IPv6 backbones. In addition to TELEHOUSE New York Chelsea, Hurricane Electric also has points of presence at TELEHOUSE’s Voltaire facility in Paris and Docklands East in London.
“This new point of presence continues our strong relationship with TELEHOUSE as our network continues to grow,” comments Reid Fishler, Director of Carrier Services at Hurricane Electric. “Colocating at TELEHOUSE New York Chelsea allows customers of TELEHOUSE to exchange traffic directly with Hurricane Electric’s global Internet backbone, while giving them additional connectivity options.”
Open to the market in January 2011, Chelsea Center boasts best-in-class N+1 power infrastructure and multiple layer security measures to make it a strategic location for wholesale, enterprise, service providers and carrier clients.
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About TELEHOUSE America
A stable and trusted pioneer of carrier-neutral data center services, TELEHOUSE provides secure, power-protected environments, where clients house and operate their telecommunications and network resources. Among the many benefits of colocating with TELEHOUSE is the ability to connect to state-of-the-art peering exchanges in New York (NYIIX) and Los Angeles (LAIIX). Through Manage-E (http://telehouse.com/mngdservices.php ), TELEHOUSE provides a comprehensive suite of solutions – from help desk and hardware support to managed IT infrastructure, security and compliance services – all delivered by expert consulting and operations teams on a global scale and from one point-of-contact. Additionally, the global availability of 42 TELEHOUSE-branded data centers in 22 cities throughout Asia, Africa, North America and Europe, delivers continuous, cost-effective operation of network-dependent, IT infrastructure to businesses around the world. Please visit http://www.Telehouse.com, or contact us at mailto:sales@Telehouse.com Follow TELEHOUSE on Twitter @TELEHOUSE.
About Hurricane Electric
Fremont, California-based Hurricane Electric operates its own global IPv4 and IPv6 network and is considered the largest IPv6 backbone in the world as measured by number of networks connected. Within its global network, Hurricane Electric is connected to 52 major exchange points and exchanges traffic directly with more than 2,100 different networks. Employing a resilient fiber-optic topology, Hurricane Electric has no less than four redundant paths crossing North America, two separate paths between the U.S. and Europe, and rings in Europe and Asia. In addition to its vast global network, Hurricane Electric owns and operates two data centers in Fremont, California - including Fremont2, its newest 200,000 square-foot facility. Hurricane Electric offers IPv4 and IPv6 transit solutions over the same connection at speeds exceeding 10 Gbps.