BELGRADE, Serbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone, has further extended its global network with the opening of a new Point of Presence at Telenor Tier3 Data Center, located at Omladinskih brigada 92, 11070 Belgrade, Serbia.
The Telenor Serbia facility is connected to multiple international and national telecommunication networks, providing both high quality Internet access to its clients as well as substantial connections to international lines. Telenor’s facility is one of the most advanced data centers in the SEE region, with 2.600m2 of space and full N+1 redundancy on all mechanical, electrical and connectivity infrastructure.
Hurricane Electric’s newest Point of Presence will provide customers of Telenor Serbia Data Center with access to Hurricane Electric’s robust IPv4 and IPv6 network as well as increased network capacity through 100GE (100 Gigabit Ethernet), 10GE (10 Gigabit Ethernet) and GigE (1 Gigabit Ethernet) ports. Customers of Telenor also now have the opportunity to exchange IP traffic, or “peer,” with Hurricane Electric’s expansive global network, which is Jumbo Frame (9000 byte MTU) compatible.
“Thanks to the launch of our 28th Point of Presence in Europe, Hurricane Electric is well-positioned to meet the prodigious demand for high quality IP transit throughout the continent,” said Mike Leber, President of Hurricane Electric. “Whether they’re using IPv4 or IPv6 connections, customers within Telenor Serbia's data center now have direct access to global networks with lower latency and improved fault tolerance. I am delighted that Hurricane Electric can be a part of the tremendous IP growth in the SEE region.”
About Hurricane Electric
Fremont, California-based Hurricane Electric operates its own global IPv4 and IPv6 network and is considered the largest IPv6 backbone in the world as measured by number of networks connected. Within its global network, Hurricane Electric is connected to over 100 major exchange points and exchanges traffic directly with more than 3,700 different networks. Employing a resilient fiber-optic topology, Hurricane Electric has no less than four redundant paths crossing North America, two separate paths between the U.S. and Europe, and rings in Europe and Asia.
In addition to its vast global network, Hurricane Electric owns and operates two data centers in Fremont, California, including Fremont 2, its newest 208,000 square foot facility. Hurricane Electric offers IPv4 and IPv6 transit solutions over the same connection at speeds including 10 Gbps and 100 Gbps Ethernet.
For more information on Hurricane Electric, please visit http://www.he.net