Hurricane Electric and H5 Data Centers Partner to Bring Global High-Speed Connectivity to Phoenix

Hurricane Electric has added a new point of presence with H5 Data Centers, a leading wholesale data center owner and operator. The latest PoP is Hurricane Electric’s seventh such PoP with H5 Data Centers and is located at 2600 W. Germann Rd, in Chandler, AZ.

Conveniently located in Arizona’s high-tech corridor, H5 Data Centers’ Tier III Phoenix data center totals up to 180,000 square feet and 26 MWs, while boasting a 100% uptime track record. This PoP is Hurricane Electric’s sixth in Arizona and will provide enterprises in and around Phoenix improved fault tolerance, load balancing and congestion management in the delivery of next generation IP connectivity services.

H5 Data Center’s Phoenix Data Center Highlights:

  • Tier III data center serving enterprises and cloud services providers
  • 180,000 SF data center with 30 MW of power at full build-out
  • Private colocation suites with hot/cold aisle containment supporting up to either 125 or 250 KWs
  • Waterless data center design
  • Ability to support power densities of 20+ KW per cabinet
  • Access to multiple metro fiber providers and communications carriers
  • Qualifies for Arizona-state sales tax abatement incentives

Customers of H5 Data Centers in and near Phoenix now have a variety of new connectivity options and access to Hurricane Electric’s extensive IPv4 and IPv6 network through 100GE (100 Gigabit Ethernet), 10GE (10 Gigabit Ethernet) and GigE (1 Gigabit Ethernet) ports.

Additionally, customers at the facility are able to exchange IP traffic with Hurricane Electric’s vast global network, which offers over 20,000 BGP sessions with over 8,000 different networks via more than 250 major exchange points and thousands of customer and private peering ports.