After a Year of Impressive Growth, Hurricane Electric Named to Renesys’ “Baker’s Dozen” List of Top Internet Providers in the World
Global Internet backbone featured among the leading 13 global Internet providers of 2013
FREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone and a leading colocation provider, today announced that Renesys, the authority in global Internet intelligence has named Hurricane Electric to its Baker’s Dozen list of top Internet providers of 2013.
“Hurricane Electric is thrilled to be part of this prestigious ranking”
According to the January 9, 2014 report, Hurricane Electric’s addition to the list can be attributed to an increase in transit from the Communications Authority of Thailand (AS 4651) and Rostelecom (AS 12389)
“Hurricane Electric is thrilled to be part of this prestigious ranking,” said Mike Leber, President of Hurricane Electric. “This recognition reflects the hard work of Hurricane Electric’s team and our commitment to provide as much Internet service as possible to as many people as possible around the globe.”
Renesys began their “Baker’s Dozen” in 2008 by compiling the 13 providers that spent time in the Top Ten rankings the previous year. In its most recent report, Hurricane Electric was named to this list among the other top global players powering the world’s Internet.
Hurricane Electric employs a resilient fiber-optic topology, and 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. Having first deployed IPv6 in 2001, Hurricane Electric offers IPv6 as a core service; every customer is provided IPv6 connectivity as well as classic IPv4 connectivity. Over the last nine months, Hurricane Electric has added 15 new exchange points including Madrid, Winnipeg, Chicago, and Denmark.
To read the full “Baker’s Dozen” report, please visit http://www.renesys.com/2014/01/bakers-dozen-2013-edition/
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 75 major exchange points and exchanges traffic directly with more than 3,200 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