Hurricane Electric Extends Global Network to GTT in Halifax

Hurricane Electric has added a PoP at GTT Halifax.

Recently, Halifax was identified as a top tech center in Atlantic Canada, boasting more than 10,000 tech workers and representing 5.1 percent of total employment in the area. The new PoP is in close proximity to downtown Halifax and will provide enterprises and residential IP providers in the greater Halifax area with improved fault tolerance, load balancing and congestion management in the delivery of next generation IP connectivity services.

Customers of GTT 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 are able to exchange IP traffic with Hurricane Electric’s vast global network, which offers over 20,000 BGP sessions with over 7,800 different networks via more than 220 major exchange points and thousands of customer and private peering ports.

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