FREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hurricane Electric, an international IPv4 and IPv6 Internet backbone, has become the first network in the world to connect over 300 IPv6 networks.
IPv4 addresses will run out by 2011. Hurricane Electric has been working diligently to move IPv6 into the forefront so this fact won’t become a crisis. As part of this forward thinking push, Hurricane Electric has been running dual-stack IPv6 and IPv4 at all its locations worldwide.
Hurricane Electric has been working on more than just network growth. Services like IPv6 Self Certification and the free IPv6 tunnel broker service, located at http://tunnelbroker.net, are allowing network engineers, system administrators, and end users to participate in the future of the Internet.
“This is a gigantic step forward for Hurricane Electric and IPv6,” said Mike Leber, President of Hurricane Electric. “Our ambitious network upgrade and expansion plan has placed us in strategic locations all over the world.”
"Our business customers are the core of what we do," Leber added, "Hurricane Electric is happy to ensure that the critical services our customers offer are IPv6 enabled before IPv4 addresses run out."
To find out more about how Hurricane Electric is pioneering the IPv6 Internet, please visit http://ipv6.he.net.