Hurricane Electric Expands to Albuquerque at H5 Data Centers’ Premier Edge Data Center

Hurricane Electric’s New Location Will Provide Customers in New Mexico with Reliable and Cost-Effective Connectivity Options.

Denver, CO – October 1, 2018

Hurricane Electric, the operator of the world’s largest IPv6 backbone, announced today that it is deploying a new network IP PoP in Albuquerque and partnering with H5 Data Centers, a leading wholesale data center owner and operator. The new PoP will provide enterprises and residential IP providers in New Mexico with improved fault tolerance, load balancing and congestion management in the delivery of next generation IP connectivity services.

"Hurricane Electric is delighted to give customers of H5 Data Centers the opportunity to experience lower latency and fewer router hops,” said XXXXXX, XXXXXX of Hurricane Electric. “This new PoP is Hurricane Electric’s first in New Mexico and reflects our commitment to deliver cost-effective and high-speed Internet connectivity throughout the world."

"505 Marquette is Albuquerque’s most interconnected access point," said Josh Simms, founder and CEO of H5 Data Centers. "Hurricane Electric will deliver an excellent opportunity for our customers to diversity their network options and reduce latency."

Albuquerque Edge Data Center Highlights:
  • 225,000 SF carrier hotel and office building with significant access to a variety of fiber and network access providers
  • The top point of interconnection in New Mexico
  • 505 Marquette serves a strategic role for communications in Albuquerque and throughout the Southwest
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 to over 185 major exchange points and exchanges traffic directly with more than 7,200 different networks. Employing a resilient fiber-optic topology, Hurricane Electric has no less than five redundant 100G paths crossing North America, four separate 100G paths between the U.S. and Europe, and 100G rings in Europe and Asia. Hurricane also has a ring around Africa, and a PoP in Australia. 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 Jose, San Luis Obispo, and Seattle. For more information, visit

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