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Hurricane Electric Upgrades Global Peering

Hurricane Electric announces significant global upgrade of peering bandwidth

November 16, 2011

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FREMONT, Calif. -- Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone and colocation provider, announced that it has upgraded global peering bandwidth to five locations worldwide in response to increased global traffic. Hurricane Electric’s upgrades in Amsterdam, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles and Minneapolis will provide Hurricane Electric’s customers with increased throughput, reduced latency and improved reliability.

Hurricane Electric has upgraded to 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports (10 Gbps) at the following exchanges: LONAP (London), NLIX (Amsterdam), LAIIX (Los Angeles) and MICE (Minneapolis). In addition, Hurricane Electric has added another port at the HKIX (Hong Kong) Internet Exchange Point.

“This expansion solidifies Hurricane Electric’s global position as one of the most interconnected Internet backbones in the world,” said Mike Leber, President of Hurricane Electric. “Hurricane Electric’s goal is to continue to grow our network while offering our customers increased capacity, more reliability, and faster throughput."

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