AMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone, today announced that it has added a new Point of Presence (PoP) at TeleCity’s AMS 2 facility in Amsterdam, located at Kuiperbergweg 13, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
TeleCity is connected across Europe’s major business centers, and Hurricane Electric’s PoP at TeleCity’s AMS 2 is located in the business area Amsterdam-Southeast, one of the most important connectivity hubs in the Netherlands. As Hurricane Electric’s second PoP in Amsterdam, customers of AMS 2 will experience improved fault tolerance, load balancing and congestion management infrastructure capabilities for the delivery of both IPv4 and IPv6 access services. AMS 2 customers will also have the opportunity to exchange traffic with Hurricane Electric’s global network.
“Hurricane Electric is excited to strengthen our presence in Amsterdam with a new Point-of-Presence at TeleCity,” said Mike Leber, President of Hurricane Electric. “Our commitment to the Netherlands brings customers of AMS 2 100GE (100 Gigabit Ethernet), 10GE (10 gigabit Ethernet), GigE (1 gigabit Ethernet) and 100BaseT network connections, as well as overall increased network capacity. This second Amsterdam PoP will help meet the increased demand for premium network connectivity within Amsterdam’s business markets.”
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 90 major exchange points and exchanges traffic directly with more than 3,600 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. Hurricane Electric offers IPv4 and IPv6 transit solutions over the same connection at speeds including 10 Gbps and 100 Gbps Ethernet.
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