|[August 13, 2014]
Hurricane Electric Continues Summer Network Expansion With Point of Presence at Nebraska Colocation Centers
OMAHA, Neb. --(Business Wire)--
Electric, the world's largest IPv6-native
Internet backbone, today announced that it has added a new Point of
Presence (PoP) at Nebraska
Colocation Centers (NCC) located at 1623 Farnam Street, Omaha, NE
68102. The facility houses one of the oldest carrier hotels in the area
and has provided state-of-the-art colocation services to regional, as
well as national, carriers for more than twenty years.
Hurricane Electric (News - Alert) employs a rsilient fiber-optic topology and 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. Having
first deployed IPv6 in 2001, Hurricane Electric offers IPv6 as a core
service; every customer is provided IPv6 connectivity as well as classic
Situated within NCC's Carrier Hotel, this new PoP will enable customers
to experience improved fault tolerance, lower latency and increased
network capacity through 100GE (100 gigabit Ethernet), 10GE (10 gigabit
Ethernet), GigE (1 gigabit Ethernet) and 100BaseT network connections.
Additionally, customers will now have the opportunity to exchange IP
traffic, or "peer," with Hurricane Electric's global network.
"Hurricane Electric is dedicated to providing unparalleled
next-generation IP connectivity to customers in the Midwest," said Mike
Leber, President of Hurricane Electric. "It's one part of Hurricane
Electric's strategy to remain ahead of the incredible growth in IPv6
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 80 major exchange points and exchanges traffic directly
with more than 3,400 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. Hurricane Electric offers IPv4 and
IPv6 transit solutions over the same connection at speeds including 10
Gbps and 100 Gbps Ethernet.
For more information on Hurricane Electric, please visit http://www.he.net.
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