Hurricane Electric, NEXTDC to Bring Increased Global Network Connectivity to Western Australia

Hurricane Electric, the world´s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone and NEXTDC, Australia´s provider of premium data centre solutions, have announced that Hurricane Electric has deployed a new Point of Presence (PoP) in NEXTDC´s P1 Perth Data Centre, located in Malaga just, 13km from Perth´s CBD, the companies said.

NEXTDC P1 offers 3,000 m2 of technical space and is strategically positioned near critical network, power, and submarine cable infrastructure. P1 delivers WA businesses seamless and secure access to NEXTDC´s national partner ecosystem of 600+ partners, comprising the public cloud platforms, ICT services providers and the nation´s carrier networks.

As a completely neutral colocation facility, P1 is home to the only locally available public cloud onramps, offering direct connectivity to Microsoft Azure and AWS. P1 is the only data centre in WA to achieve Uptime Institute Tier III Gold Certification of Operational Sustainability; and deliver organisations a 100% uptime guarantee of the critical infrastructure that drives their business.

NEXTDC P1 Perth data centre highlights:

P1 is WA´s only colocation data centre to hold Uptime Institute Tier III Gold certification for Operational Sustainability, a globally recognised capability that demonstrates the underlying operational excellence of a facility. This ensures NEXTDC is best positioned to help customers reduce unnecessary risk associated with unplanned outages and business downtime;

NEXTDC data centres are the only facilities that guarantee 100% uptime, offering a greater level of resilience and reliability that digital businesses require;

P1 houses WA´s only locally available public cloud onramps to AWS and Microsoft Azure
P1 directly connects to NEXTDC P2 Perth, the termination point of the major submarine cable infrastructure that connects Perth to Asia and Sydney;

Direct connection to international Internet exchanges, accessed via NEXTDC´s diverse partner ecosystem;

Multi-layered security protocols with individual authentication using combined anti-cloning biometric fingerprint technology and ID access cards, extensive CCTV network and 24/7 onsite security staff.

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 more than 250 major exchange points and exchanges traffic directly with more than 8,000 different networks. Additional information can be found at http://he.net.

NEXTDC is an ASX-100 listed technology company and Asia´s most innovative Data Centre-as-a-Service provider.

Hurricane Electric, NEXTDC to bring increased global network connectivity to Sydney

Hurricane Electric, the world´s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone and NEXTDC, Australia´s independent data center operator with a nationwide network of Tier III and Tier IV facilities, have announced that Hurricane Electric has deployed a new Point of Presence (PoP) in NEXTDC´s S1 Sydney Data Center, the company said.

The new PoP is located at 4 Eden Park Drive, Macquarie Park, approximately 15 km from Sydney´s central business district.

NEXTDC S1 Sydney offers 5,800 m2 of technical space, with capacity for 2,800 racks, delivering seamless and secure access to NEXTDC´s entire national ecosystem of 550+ partners comprising the largest public and private cloud platforms, ISP and MSP providers and the nations carrier networks. NEXTDC´s Uptime Institute certified facilities deliver organizations a 100% uptime guarantee of the critical infrastructure that drives their business forward, and are the only data center provider in the market to deliver customers this level of business assurance.

This PoP is Hurricane Electric´s third in Sydney and fourth in Australia and will provide enterprises in Sydney and New South Wales 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 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.

NEXTDC is an ASX-200 listed technology company and Asia´s most innovative Data Centre-as-a-Service provider. We are building the infrastructure platform for the digital economy, delivering the critical power, security and connectivity for global cloud computing providers, enterprise and government.