Hurricane Electric adds 2nd location in Berlin

Hurricane Electric, the world´s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone, has announced that it has added a new Point of Presence (PoP) at e-shelter, a owner, operator and developer of data centers in Germany, the company said.

The new PoP is located in the Spandau district of Berlin, Germany.

e-shelter´s Berlin 1 Data Center offers 13,000 sq. m. of data center space and 2,000 sq. m. of office space, and is their second largest data center in Germany. The location can be easily reached from the city center.

This PoP is Hurricane Electric´s second in Berlin and eleventh in Germany and will provide enterprises in Berlin with improved fault tolerance, load balancing and congestion management in the delivery of next generation IP connectivity services.

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 over 185 major exchange points and exchanges traffic directly with more than 7,500 different networks. Employing a resilient fiber-optic topology, Hurricane Electric has no less than five redundant 100G paths crossing North America, four separate 100G paths between the US and Europe, and 100G rings in Europe and Asia. Hurricane also has a ring around Africa and a PoP in Australia. Hurricane Electric offers IPv4 and IPv6 transit solutions over the same connection. Connection speeds available include 100GE (100 gigabits/second), 10GE, and gigabit ethernet.