The agreement will enable Hurricane Electric to broaden the reach of its global high-speed IP transit. Hurricane Electric operates a vast global internet backbone and provides competitively priced IP transit, enabling organizations to improve fault tolerance, load balancing and congestion management while increasing throughput and reducing latency.
Customers of Hurricane Electric can exchange IP traffic with the company’s rich global network offering over 20,000 BGP sessions with over 7,000 different networks across more than 180 major exchange points and thousands of customer and private peering ports.
“With more than 3,000 agents, WTG has earned a solid reputation in the industry, and we’re delighted to add them to Hurricane Electric’s channel program,” said Hurricane Electric channel manager Mark Welch. “Over the coming months, I look forward working with WTG as they help broaden Hurricane Electric’s reach for our product offerings.”
WTG CEO Vince Bradley also commented on the announcement.
“WTG is pleased to offer our agent partners Hurricane Electric’s IP transit and colocation services,” stated Bradley. “For over twenty years, Hurricane Electric has been at the forefront of high-speed global IP transit and we look forward to helping our partners’ customers get to more places at faster speeds.”