Hurricane Electric deploys Coriant network disaggregation platform

Coriant, a supplier of packet optical, IP, and SDN solutions to Tier 1 global service providers and web-scale Internet operators, has announced that Hurricane Electric, the world´s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone, has deployed the Coriant Grooveâ„¢ G30 Network Disaggregation Platform in a Data Center Interconnect (DCI) application to enhance the performance of its high-speed, high-quality IP transit solutions, the company said.

The Coriant Grooveâ„¢ G30 solution will enable Hurricane Electric to meet increasing customer demand for higher capacity service connectivity with flexible, efficient, and low latency multi-terabit optical transport.

Hurricane Electric operates an International Internet backbone that is ranked among the top in the world, with connections ranging from multiple 10 GigE to multiple 100 GigE. Leveraging a highly modular, scalable, and power-efficient system design, Hurricane Electric selected the Coriant Grooveâ„¢ G30 solution to scale capacity between key data center locations in the heart of Silicon Valley, including San Francisco, Palo Alto, San Jose, and Fremont.

Fremont, California-based Hurricane Electric operates its own global IPv6 and IPv4 network and is considered the largest Internet backbone in the world for both IPv6 and IPv4 as measured by number of networks connected. Within its global network, Hurricane Electric is connected to more than 174 major exchange points and exchanges traffic directly with more than 6,500 different networks. For more information on Hurricane Electric, visit

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