Hurricane Electric extends global network to Garden City, New York

Hurricane Electric, the world´s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone, has announced that it has added a new point of presence (PoP) at Webair, a Managed Cloud-based Infrastructure Solutions provider, the company said.

The new PoP is located in Webair´s NY1 facility at 501 Franklin Avenue, Suite 200 Garden City, NY 11530.

Webair´s New York data center is Long Island´s most secure, fully redundant Tier III data center, with 25,000 sq. ft. of raised floor space, with eight different carriers and multiple points of access to the facilities. This PoP is Hurricane Electric´s 85th in the United States, and will provide enterprises in the New York area with improved fault tolerance, load balancing and congestion management in the delivery of next generation IP connectivity services.

Customers of Webair and those in and near New York now have a variety of new connectivity options and 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 at the facility are able to exchange IP traffic with Hurricane Electric´s vast global network, which offers over 20,000 BGP sessions with over 7,500 different networks via more than 200 major exchange points and thousands of customer 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 over 200 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. For additional information, visit

Headquartered in New York for more than 20 years, Webair delivers agile and reliable Cloud and Managed Infrastructure solutions, leveraging its highly secure, enterprise-grade network of data centers in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Montréal, England, France, Amsterdam and Singapore. Webair´s key services include fully managed Public, Private and Hybrid Cloud; Customized Networking; Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service; Ransomware Recovery-as-a-Service; Off-Site Backups; DDoS Mitigation; Web and Application stacks; and Colocation.