U.S. colocation and wholesale data center provider, H5 Data Centers, has added Hurricane Electric to its connectivity portfolio at its downtown Seattle data center at 1000 Denny Way. Hurricane Electric’s new PoP at H5 Data Centers’ Seattle colocation facility would offer enterprises and cloud service providers (CSPs) alike with improved fault tolerance, load balancing and congestion management in the delivery of IP connectivity services.
Customers of H5 Data Centers now have access to Hurricane Electric’s extensive IPv4 and IPv6 network through 100GE (100 Gigabit Ethernet), 10GE (10 Gigabit Ethernet) and GigE (1 Gigabit Ethernet) ports. Additionally, customers can exchange IP traffic with Hurricane Electric’s vast global network. This network offers over 20,000 BGP sessions to over 7,500 different networks via more than 200 major exchange points and thousands of customers and private peering ports.
“1000 Denny Way is one of the top points of interconnection in Seattle,” said Josh Simms, founder, and CEO of H5 Data Centers. “Hurricane Electric will deliver an excellent opportunity for our customers to diversify their network options and reduce latency.”
H5 Seattle Data Center Highlights:
- 293,000 square feet data center in downtown Seattle
- Private colocation suites, customized cages or individual cabinets
- Features a highly energy-efficient data center design
- Diverse carrier access to the Westin Building Exchange
“Hurricane Electric is excited to partner with H5 Data Centers to provide high-speed and cost-effective connectivity to the Pacific Northwest,” said Mike Leber, President of Hurricane Electric. “The combination of the downtown Seattle location and our global footprint offers additional choices for customers of H5 Data Centers and reflects our commitment to providing connectivity to users around the globe.”