Third PoP this month for leading global Internet backbone willgive customersof Telx’s 8th Avenue Data Center access to leading global IP network
New York and Fremont, Calif – July 22, 2013 – Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backboneand a leading colocation provider, today announcedits fifth Point-of-Presence (PoP) in New York at Telx’s data center located at 111 8th Avenue, New York, NY.
The new PoP will provide high speed IPv4 and IPv6 Internet connectivity through Hurricane Electric’s globalIP network with 100GE (100 gigabit Ethernet), 10GE (10 gigabit Ethernet), GigE (1 gigabit Ethernet) and 100Base-T network connections. The connectivity optionswill provide Telx customers with reduced latency and router hops, as well improved fault tolerance.
“Hurricane Electric is thrilled to complete its fifth PoP in New York and continue its longstanding partnership with Telx,” said Mike Leber, President, Hurricane Electric. “This new PoP strengthens Hurricane Electric’s commitment to New York and the entire Tri-State area, and will provide increased bandwidth and global network connectivity optionsfor customers in Telx’s 111 8th Ave data center.”
In addition to this new location, Hurricane Electric also has a presence at Telehouse and Equinix facilities in New York.
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. IPv6 is offered as a core service and every customer is provided IPv6 connectivity, as well as classic IPv4 connectivity.
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 60 major exchange points and exchanges traffic directly with more than 2,900 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 Fremont 2, its newest 208,000 ft2facility. Hurricane Electric offers IPv4 and IPv6 transit solutions over the same connection at speeds including 100Gbps.
For more information on Hurricane Electric, please visit www.he.net.