Partnership will provide greater reach, flexibility for Hurricane Electric's global IP transit

Fremont, Calif-based Hurricane Electric, the world´s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone and colocation provider, has announced at the 2018 Channel Partners Conference and Expo that Malibu, Calif-based WTG, one of the world´s largest telecom, Internet, wireless and Cloud Master Agents has joined its Channel Partner Program, the company said.

The agreement between Hurricane Electric and WTG will enable Hurricane Electric to broaden the reach of its competitively priced global high-speed IP transit through a trusted agent like WTG. During the conference, Mark Welch, Hurricane Electric´s Channel Manager will be at booth #7069 to answer any questions about this partnership.

Hurricane Electric operates a vast global Internet backbone and provides competitively priced IP transit, enabling organizations to improve fault tolerance, load balancing and congestion management, enabling increased throughput and reduced latency. Customers of Hurricane Electric are able to exchange IP traffic with Hurricane Electric´s rich global network, which offers over 20,000 BGP sessions with over 7,000 different networks via more than 180 major exchange points and thousands of customer and private peering ports.

Fremont, California-based Hurricane Electric operates its own global IPv4 and IPv6 network and is considered the largest IPv4 and IPv6 backbone in the world as measured by number of networks connected. Within its global network, Hurricane Electric is connected to 180 major exchange points and exchanges traffic directly with more than 7,000 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.

WTG is a Connectivity Services Distributor and one of the top Master Agents in the US. As a multi-year recipient of CRN´s 5 Star Vendor for Connectivity Services accolade, WTG has provided exceptional service to agent and VAR partners since 1996. Visit