Network backbone provider Hurricane Electric, one of the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbones, has deployed a new Point-of-Presence (PoP) at CoreSite’s BO1 data center in Boston. It is Hurricane Electric’s second Point-of-Presence in Boston.
CoreSite BO1 serves a wide variety of sectors, offering access to leading network, cloud and IT providers. The facility has over 253,000 square feet of data center space and can support high-density, computer-intensive requirements, and can scale from cabinets and cages to private suites. The facility offers a 100 percent uptime SLA, supported by an operations team and 24x7x365 security. CoreSite’s BO1 data center facility is located at 70 Inner Belt Rd, Somerville, MA.
“We’re excited to launch our second Point of Presence in Boston,” said Mike Leber, President, Hurricane Electric. “Hurricane Electric looks forward to offering Greater Boston’s bustling economy increased connectivity options to meet their demanding network requirements.”
Greater Boston Area
Boston is a life sciences hub and home to many other growing sectors. Additionally, Massachusetts boasts nearly 100 hospitals, as well as leading universities such as Harvard and MIT which are well known for their STEM programs. This new network PoP will provide additional IP transit options and access to Hurricane Electric’s rich global network to growing organizations throughout the Greater Boston area.
In addition to providing increased network capacity through 100GE (100 Gigabit Ethernet), 10GE (10 Gigabit Ethernet) and GigE (1 Gigabit Ethernet) ports, Hurricane Electric’s vast global network, offers over 20,000 BGP sessions with over 9,000 different networks via more than 250 major Internet Exchange points and thousands of clients and private peering ports.