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Press Release -- May 28th, 2020
Source: Hurricane Electric

Hurricane Electric Expands High-Speed Connectivity to H5 Data Centers’ Denver Campus

New Point of Presence Will Enable More Cost-Effective Connectivity Options to Companies at the 300,000 SF Data Center Campus.

Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone, announced today that it has added a new Point of Presence (“PoP”) at H5 Data Centers’ purpose-built campus in the Denver Tech Center. This is Hurricane Electric’s 6th PoP with H5 Data Centers nationally, adding to locations in Albuquerque, Atlanta, Cleveland, San Antonio, and Seattle.

“We’re excited to expand our relationship with H5 Data Centers, and we look forward to offering Denver enterprises and content companies additional cost-effective connectivity options,” said Mike Leber, President of Hurricane Electric. “This new PoP reflects Hurricane Electric’s commitment to Denver’s burgeoning tech market by meeting the demands for increased bandwidth and connectivity options.”

Customers of H5 Data Centers and throughout Colorado now have access to Hurricane Electric’s extensive IPv4 and IPv6 network through 100GE (100 Gigabit Ethernet), 10GE and GigE ports. Additionally, customers at the data center can exchange IP traffic with Hurricane Electric’s vast global network, which offers over 20,000 BGP sessions with over 8,000 different networks via more than 250 major exchange points and thousands of customers and private peering ports.

“After completing over $30 million of renovations and infrastructure upgrades, the expansion of Hurricane Electric offers an excellent opportunity for our customers to diversify their network options and reduce latency,” said Josh Simms, founder and CEO of H5 Data Centers.”

Denver Data Center Highlights:

  • 300,000 SF data center campus
  • Tier III data center design
  • 24×7 on-site engineering and security teams
  • Access to the IX-Denver Internet exchange
  • Over 17.5 MWs of emergency generator power capacity

About Hurricane Electric

Hurricane Electric operates its own global IPv4 and IPv6 network and is considered the largest IPv6 backbone in the world. Within its global network, Hurricane Electric is connected more than 250 major exchange points and exchanges traffic directly with more than 8,000 different networks. Employing a resilient fiber-optic topology, Hurricane Electric has five redundant 100G paths crossing North America, four separate 100G paths between the U.S. and Europe, and 100G rings in Europe, Australia and Asia. Hurricane also has a ring around Africa, and a PoP in Auckland, NZ. Hurricane Electric offers IPv4 and IPv6 transit solutions over the same connection. Connection speeds available include 100GE (100 gigabits/second), 10GE, and gigabit ethernet.

About H5 Data Centers

H5 Data Centers is one of the leading privately-owned data center operators in the United States, with over 2 million square feet of data center space under management. The company designs and engineers flexible and scalable data center solutions to address the core infrastructure and edge requirements of its customers. H5 Data Centers operates data centers in Albuquerque, Ashburn, Atlanta, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Denver, Phoenix, Quincy, San Antonio, San Jose, San Luis Obispo, and Seattle. For more information, visit

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