Hurricane Electric Announces Second Location in Berlin

Hurricane Electric has added a new PoP at e-shelter, a leading owner, operator and developer of data centers in Germany. The new PoP is located in the Spandau district of Berlin.

e-shelter’s Berlin 1 Data Center offers 13,000 square meters of data center space and 2,000 square meters of office space, and is their second largest data center in Germany. The location can be easily reached from the city center.

This PoP is Hurricane Electric’s second in Berlin and eleventh in Germany and will provide enterprises in Berlin with improved fault tolerance, load balancing and congestion management in the delivery of next generation IP connectivity services. Customers of e-shelter and those in and near Berlin 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 7,500 different networks via more than 200 major exchange points and thousands of customer and private peering ports.