Hurricane Electric Expands with New PoP at CoreSite OR1 in Orlando

CoreSite OR1 data center OrlandoOne of the biggest IPv6-native Internet backbone operators in the world, Hurricane Electric, has set up a new network Point of Presence (PoP) at CoreSite OR1 in Orlando, Florida. According to Hurricane Electric, Orlando is one of the top 25 future-focused cities in the United States and has one of the fastest-growing tech sectors, home to companies in the biotech, fintech, advanced manufacturing, and aerospace sectors.

The CoreSite OR1 data center is equipped with a high-efficiency UPS, N+1 redundancy, 24/7 security and restricted access, and a 99.99% uptime guarantee. This 130,000+ square foot data center is situated in Orlando, Florida (32819), at 9701 South John Young Pkwy. It’s located about 10 miles from Orlando International Airport and offers cabinets, cages, and private space.

This SOC 1 Type 2 compliant facility has access to over nine networks, including global carriers, metro networks, and SDNs, and is a member of the CoreSite 28-data center ecosystem throughout the United States.

In addition to being Hurricane Electric’s seventh facility in Florida, this network Point of Presence (PoP) would provide the area enhanced load balancing, fault tolerance, and congestion management in the provision of next-generation IP connection services.

‘Becoming a Tech Hub’

Mike Leber, President of Hurricane Electric, said, “Orlando is expanding its reputation beyond being a tourist center and is becoming a tech hub with a focus on aerospace, and it is a thrill to be part of this innovative growth in central Florida. We can work with CoreSite to link businesses in the area to global networks thanks to this PoP.”

Clients of CoreSite OR1 and the surrounding areas of Orlando, FL now have access to Hurricane Electric‘s vast IPv4 and IPv6 network via 100GE (100 Gigabit Ethernet), 10GE (10 Gigabit Ethernet), and GigE (1 Gigabit Ethernet) ports, along with a range of additional connection options.

Customers at the facility may also exchange IP traffic with Hurricane Electric‘s extensive worldwide network, which provides over 30,000 BGP sessions with over 10,000 distinct networks via thousands of private and customer peering ports in addition to over 300 main exchange points.