Hurricane Electric Expands Its Global Network with New PoP in Germany

IPv6-native Internet backbone provider Hurricane Electric has deployed a new Point-of-Presence (PoP) at Internet Port Hamburg (IPHH), a colocation data center in Hamburg, Germany. The colocation provider operates facilities in Hamburg while it has also presence in Interxion’s data center in Frankfurt.

Clients of the IPHH data center and those located in and around Hamburg now have access to Hurricane Electric’s vast IPv4 and IPv6 network through 100GE (100 Gigabit Ethernet), 10GE (10 Gigabit Ethernet), and GigE (1 Gigabit Ethernet) ports.

“Hurricane Electric is thrilled to open a second location in Hamburg,” said Mike Leber, President, Hurricane Electric. “This data center PoP will help satisfy the growing bandwidth needs of customers of IPHH and throughout this region.”

Data Center Services

Internet Port Hamburg
Internet Port Hamburg

IPHH is a full-service data center services provider that provides server hosting and housing, domain administration and solutions, and IT consultation on a variety of issues, as well as extensive Linux support.

Clients at this IPHH data center can also exchange IP traffic with Hurricane Electric’s massive worldwide network, which has over 20,000 BGP sessions with over 9,000 distinct networks and thousands of client and private peering ports.

Hurricane Electric operates a resilient fiber-optic architecture to provide five redundant 100G pathways throughout North America, four distinct 100G channels between the United States and Europe, and 100G rings across Europe and Asia.

Hurricane has a network ring surrounding Africa as well as a Point-of-Presence in Australia. Over the same connection, Hurricane Electric provides IPv4 and IPv6 transit solutions.