|[September 04, 2013]
Hurricane Electric Continues Summer Expansion with New Point of Presence in Budapest
BUDAPEST, Hungary & FREMONT, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Electric, the world's largest IPv6-native Internet
backbone and a leading colocation provider, today announced that it
has established a new Point-of-Presence (PoP) at CE Colo located at
Victor Hugo u. 18-22, Budapest, Hungary.
The new PoP will offer customers of CE Colo Internet access to Hurricane
Electric's vast IPv4 and IPv6 network through 10GE (10 gigabit
Ethernet), GigE (1 gigabit Ethernet) and 100BaseT network connections.
Additionally, this new PoP will provide customers in udapest with
improved fault tolerance, load balancing and congestion management in
the delivery of next generation IP connectivity services. The new PoP is
also connected to the Budapest Internet Exchange (BIX.hu), further
improving connectivity and redundancy, and providing new peering
"Hurricane Electric (News - Alert) is delighted to give customers of CE Colo the
opportunity to experience lower latency and fewer router hops," said
Mike Leber, President of Hurricane Electric. "This new PoP, Hurricane
Electric's first in Hungary, marks Hurricane Electric's seventh new PoP
this summer and continues our commitment to meet the demand for
cost-effective and high-speed Internet connectivity throughout the
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 3,000 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 ft2 facility. Hurricane Electric offers
IPv4 and IPv6 transit solutions over the same connection at speeds
exceeding 10 Gbps.
For more information on Hurricane Electric, please visit�www.he.net.
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