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Hurricane Electric to Host Carrier Networking Event at its Fremont 2 Colocation Facility

April 02
11:49 2012

Web HostingFremont, CA – Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone and leading colocation provider, today announced that it will host a carrier networking event at its Fremont 2 facility on April 5 at 6:00 p.m.

The event will provide an opportunity for attendees to meet with many of the carriers in Hurricane Electric’s data center, enabling them to find a carrier that suits their bandwidth needs. Attendees will also have an opportunity to network with other Hurricane Electric customers and stakeholders.

Experts from Hurricane Electric will be present to answer any questions on Hurricane Electric’s network and data center, as well as the much anticipated World IPv6 Launch. Those wishing to see more of Hurricane Electric’s 204,000 square-foot colocation facility will have the opportunity to tour the facility.

Some of the carriers participating in the event include:

• Comcast
• CenturyLink
• Zayo

“This event will give the Hurricane Electric community an opportunity to speak with carriers about their network needs, as well as get an update on Hurricane Electric’s expansion plans,” said Mike Leber, President of Hurricane Electric.

Those who would like additional information or RSVP can email
Hurricane Electric first deployed IPv6 on its global backbone in 2001. Hurricane Electric’s global Internet backbone is one of the few that is IPv6-native and does not rely on internal tunnels for its IPv6 connectivity. IPv6 is offered as a core service and every customer is provided IPv6 connectivity, as well as classic IPv4 connectivity. Hurricane Electric connects to more than 1,600 associated IPv6 backbones.

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 52 major exchange points and exchanges traffic directly with more than 2,100 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 Fremont2, its newest 200,000 square-foot facility. Hurricane Electric offers IPv4 and IPv6 transit solutions over the same connection at speeds exceeding 10 Gbps.

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