Hurricane Electric Expands Global Network with PoP in Orlando

Hurricane Electric, a large IPv6-native Internet backbone has deployed a Point of Presence (PoP) at CoreSite OR1 in Orlando, Fla., located at 9701 S. John Young Parkway.

This 130,000-plus square foot data center space has cabinets, cages and private space available and is located just 10 miles from the Orlando International Airport. The CoreSite OR1 data center has guaranteed 99.99 percent uptime, 24/7 security and controlled access, high-efficiency UPS, and N+1 redundancy.

Orlando is a top 25 future-focused city in the United States and one of the fastest-growing tech markets with industries including advanced manufacturing, biotech, aerospace,and fintech. This SOC 1 Type 2 compliant facility is part of the CoreSite 28-data center ecosystem throughout the country, with international connectivity and access to more than nine networks, including global carriers, metro networks, and SDNs.

The PoP is Hurricane Electric’s first location in Orlando and seventh in Florida. It will provide the region with improved fault tolerance, load balancing and congestion management in the delivery of next-generation IP connectivity services.

“Orlando is expanding its reputation beyond being a tourist center and is becoming a tech hub with a focus on aerospace, and it is a thrill to be part of this innovative growth in central Florida,” said Mike Leber, President of Hurricane Electric. “With this PoP, we are able to partner with CoreSite to connect businesses in the region to networks around the world.”

Customers of CoreSite OR1 and in and around Orlando now have a variety of new connectivity options and access to Hurricane Electric’s 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 global network, which offers more than 30,000 BGP sessions with more than 10,000 networks via 300-plus major exchange points and thousands of customer and private peering ports.

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