H5 Data Centers, Hurricane Electric to Expand Connectivity Opportunities in Cleveland

H5 Data Centers, a national colocation and wholesale data center provider, has announced the expansion of Hurricane Electric, the world´s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone, to its downtown Cleveland data center at 1625 Rockwell Avenue, the company said.

Hurricane Electric´s new Point of Presence (“PoP”) at H5 Data Centers´ Cleveland colocation facility offers cloud service providers and enterprises alike with next-generation IP connectivity services on 1, 10, or 100 Gigabit Ethernet ports.

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, which offers over 20,000 BGP sessions to over 7,800 different networks via more than 220 major exchange points and thousands of customers and private peering ports.

Hurricane Electric operates its own global IPv4 and IPv6 network and is considered the largest IPv6 backbone in the world. Within its global network, Hurricane Electric is connected to more than 220 major exchange points and exchanges traffic directly with more than 7,800 different networks. Additional information can be found at http://he.net.

H5 Data Centers is one of the privately owned data center operators in the United States, with over 2 million square feet of data center space under management. The company designs and engineers flexible and scalable data center solutions to address the core infrastructure and edge requirements of its customers. H5 Data Centers operates data centers in Albuquerque, Ashburn, Atlanta, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Denver, Phoenix, Quincy, San Jose, San Luis Obispo, and Seattle. For more information, visit www.h5datacenters.com.