Hurricane Electric Expands Global Network to Sixth Location in Frankfurt

Hurricane Electric has deployed a new point of presence in ITENOS’s Frankfurt FRA 1 data center. The new PoP is located at 90 Kleyerstraße, Frankfurt am Main, 60326, Germany.

The Frankfurt FRA 1 data center is ITENOS’s largest data center with direct access to Europe’s central internet exchange node DE-CIX, and over 14,000m2 of floor area. This data center is strategically located to serve customers in this global financial center, home to the European Central Bank and the German stock exchange. Users get access to high-performance connections to more than 150 carriers and service providers, connecting traffic across central Europe.

This PoP is Hurricane Electric’s sixth location in Frankfurt and 12th in Germany. It will provide enterprises in the greater Frankfurt area with improved fault tolerance, load balancing and congestion management in the delivery of next generation IP connectivity services.

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Customers of ITENOS in and around Frankfurt 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.