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Hurricane Electric to Offer Premium Tunnel Broker Service

June 7, 2011 by · Comments Off on Hurricane Electric to Offer Premium Tunnel Broker Service 

Webmaster ToolboxFREMONT, Calif. – Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone and colocation provider, announced today the availability of a new premium IPv6 tunnel broker service to complement its free and highly popular consumer-grade tunnel broker service.

The new production-grade tunnel broker service is intended for intensive business and enterprise computing environments. Supporting throughput of up to 1 Gbps, the premium service is available via IPv4 and IPv6 and allows both protocols within the dual-stacked tunnel. Customers can provide their own network prefix, or Hurricane Electric can provide one. The service, which will cost $500 per month, requires the use of BGP (Border Gateway Protocol) as the routing protocol. Read more

Hurricane Electric Reports that Ten Percent of the Public Internets Routable Core Networks Support IPv6

June 2, 2011 by · Comments Off on Hurricane Electric Reports that Ten Percent of the Public Internets Routable Core Networks Support IPv6 

Webmaster ToolboxFremont, CA – Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone and colocation provider, today announced that ten percent of the global Internet’s Autonomous Systems (core networks that support the Border Gateway Protocol) are fully IPv6 enabled.

Hurricane Electric also reports that 50% of well-connected service providers are IPv6 enabled.  Read more

Hurricane Electric Expands Into Asia

May 26, 2011 by · Comments Off on Hurricane Electric Expands Into Asia 

Webmaster ToolboxTokyo, Japan and Fremont, Calif. – Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone and colocation provider, announced that it has significantly expanded its network reach in Asia with connections to the Japan Network Access Point (JPNAP) and the Japan Internet Exchange (JPIX).

Hurricane Electric’s expanded connectivity to Japanese networks provides reduced latency and improved fault tolerance, load balancing and congestion management infrastructure capabilities.  The added direct connectivity paths also increase the reach of Hurricane Electric’s next-generation (IPv6) Internet infrastructure and services.   Read more

Hurricane Electric Director of IPv6 Strategy to Discuss IPv6 Transition at INTEROP Las Vegas

May 10, 2011 by · Comments Off on Hurricane Electric Director of IPv6 Strategy to Discuss IPv6 Transition at INTEROP Las Vegas 

Webmaster ToolboxFREMONT, Calif. – Hurricane Electric, the world’s leading IPv6-native Internet backbone and colocation provider, today announced that its Director of IPv6 Strategy, Martin Levy, will be a featured panelist at INTEROP 2011 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada.

On Wednesday May 11th at 11:30 a.m., Martin Levy will be featured on a panel titled “How do We Finally Get to IPv6?” Martin will join other distinguished IPv6 experts, including Dimitri Desmidt from A10 Networks and John Sweeting, Chair of the Advisory Council at the American Registry of Internet Numbers (ARIN). The panel will be moderated by John Curran, President and CEO of ARIN. During the panel, attendees will learn how to prepare enterprises, ISPs and network vendors for IPv6 while minimizing business disruption and expense. In addition, the panelists will report the progress of major telecom equipment and service providers’ transition to IPv6. Read more

Hurricane Electric Announces Second European Network Expansion in Two Months with Connection to Equinix Paris Exchange

May 5, 2011 by · Comments Off on Hurricane Electric Announces Second European Network Expansion in Two Months with Connection to Equinix Paris Exchange 

Webmaster ToolboxParis – Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone and colocation provider, announced that it has connected to the Equinix Paris Exchange.

The expansion will enable Hurricane Electric to improve fault tolerance, load balancing and congestion management infrastructure capabilities in its next-generation IP access services.  It will also enable Equinix customers to directly exchange IP traffic, or “peer,” with Hurricane Electric’s global Internet backbone. Read more

Zayo Partners with Hurricane Electric to Provide Cost-Effective Internet Connectivity

April 13, 2011 by · Comments Off on Zayo Partners with Hurricane Electric to Provide Cost-Effective Internet Connectivity 

Hosting ServicesPHOENIX & LOUISVILLE, CO – Zayo, a provider of fiber-based bandwidth infrastructure, has partnered with Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6 network and leading Internet backbone and colocation provider, to provide IPv6 connectivity at highly economical rates.

The partnership will enable Hurricane Electric to provide low cost Internet IPv6 connectivity to customers throughout Phoenix, Arizona while connecting through Zayo’s Metro Ethernet Transport services to the Phoenix NAP Data Center. Read more

Hurricane Electric Launches IPv6 Division

March 16, 2011 by · Comments Off on Hurricane Electric Launches IPv6 Division 

Hosting ToolboxFremont, CA – Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone and colocation provider, today announced that its IPv6 Evangelist, Owen DeLong, will lead a new professional services division dedicated to assisting enterprises with their transition to IPv6.  The new division will consult with organizations of all sizes, ensuring that their networking infrastructure is ready for the transition.

On February 3rd, the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) distributed the last 5 blocks of IPv4 addresses to the Regional Internet Registries (RIRs).  It is likely that the RIRs will distribute these addresses to ISPs and other organizations by around September of 2011.  After this happens, there will be no IPv4 addresses left – the supply will be exhausted. Read more

Hurricane Electric Extends its Commitment to the Paris Internet Market

March 15, 2011 by · Comments Off on Hurricane Electric Extends its Commitment to the Paris Internet Market 

Hosting ToolboxParis – Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone and leading colocation provider, today announced that it has established a point-of-presence (PoP) with Telehouse Paris 2 Voltaire, located at 137 Boulevard Voltaire, Paris, France.

This expansion furthers Hurricane Electric’s network reach in Paris and will give customers in the area greater bandwidth, reduced latency and improved quality of service.  The new PoP will also enable Hurricane Electric to improve fault tolerance, load balancing and congestion management infrastructure capabilities for the delivery of IPv6 access services. Read more

Hurricane Electric Establishes PoP in VegasNAP Las Vegas Colocation Facility

March 3, 2011 by · Comments Off on Hurricane Electric Establishes PoP in VegasNAP Las Vegas Colocation Facility 

Hosting BlogLas Vegas, NV – VegasNAP, LLC, a premier provider of colocation, disaster recovery, and managed IT services based in Las Vegas, Nevada, today announced that Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone and a leading global network services provider has established a Point-of-Presence (PoP) within the VegasNAP datacenter facility.

“Now that Hurricane Electric is operating a PoP in our Las Vegas colocation facility, both our clients as well as other local and regional businesses have the unique opportunity to connect directly to one of the top-ranked global Internet backbones. Clients within our facility will now be able to access Hurricane Electric’s network with a simple cross connect, and any businesses that wish to connect that do not have a presence at VegasNAP can do so using one of the numerous transport providers that are available at our facility. This new PoP is a big step in our goal to become the primary network access point (NAP) for Southern Nevada,” stated Rob Tyree, VegasNAP’s Chief Technology Officer. Read more

Hurricane Electric to Discuss Benefits of Prompt IPv6 Adoption

February 22, 2011 by · Comments Off on Hurricane Electric to Discuss Benefits of Prompt IPv6 Adoption 

Hosting BlogSanta Clara, CA – Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone and colocation provider, today announced that its IPv6 Evangelist,  Owen DeLong, will discuss IPv6 transition at this week’s Technology Convergence Conference, Silicon Valley’s premier conference for the IT and facilities ecosystem. The conference will take place Wednesday, February 23rd at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

At 10 a.m. on the day of the conference, Owen DeLong will lead a discussion titled How to Avoid the Potential Cost of Transitioning Your Enterprise to the Next Generation Internet Protocol.  During the discussion, Owen will outline how the networking community can work together to ensure a seamless transition to IPv6. Read more

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