Denver,CO- May 27, 2020
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.”
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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 more than 220 major exchange points and exchanges traffic directly with more than 7,800 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 and Asia. Hurricane also has a ring around Africa, three PoPs in Australia, and a PoP in Aukland, 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.