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Hurricane Electric Announces Final Carrier Event of 2012 to Be Held Today at Fremont 2 Data Center

Event's Cloud-Computing Discussion Will Feature Contributions From Members of Silicon Valley Web Builder (SVWB)

FREMONT, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/28/12 -- Hurricane Electric, the world's largest IPv6-native Internet backbone and leading colocation provider, today announced that it will be hosting its final carrier networking event of the year at its Fremont 2 facility tonight at 6:00 p.m.

The event will allow Hurricane Electric's customers to discuss bandwidth needs and telecommunications trends with carriers at the data center. Carriers confirmed for the evening include:

  • Comcast
  • CenturyLink
  • Level3
  • XO Communications
  • Zayo

Participants will also have the opportunity to join members of Silicon Valley Web Builder in a discussion, led by MongoLab's Ben Wen, of the latest data manipulation and representation technologies for mobile and cloud-based software solutions.

Engineers from Hurricane Electric will be present to discuss Hurricane's expansion plans and answer any questions about its network and data centers. Representatives from equipment manufacturers like Lopoco and SuperMicro will also be available for questions.

"Hurricane Electric is delighted with how these quarterly events have grown in the just the last year," said Mike Leber, President of Hurricane Electric. "Hurricane Electric is happy to foster an environment where our customers and carriers build a rapport and discuss connectivity needs and challenges together."

Those who would like additional information or RSVP can email [email protected].

About Hurricane Electric

Fremont, California-based Hurricane Electric operates its own global IPv4 and IPv6 network and is considered the largest IPv6 backbone in the world as measured by number of networks connected. Within its global network, Hurricane Electric is connected to 59 major exchange points and exchanges traffic directly with more than 2,400 different networks. Employing a resilient fiber-optic topology, Hurricane Electric has no less than four redundant paths crossing North America, two separate paths between the U.S. and Europe, and rings in Europe and Asia.

In addition to its vast global network, Hurricane Electric owns and operates two data centers in Fremont, California -- including Fremont 2, its newest 208,000 ft2 facility. Hurricane Electric offers IPv4 and IPv6 transit solutions over the same connection at speeds exceeding 10 Gbps.

For additional information on Hurricane Electric, please visit http://www.he.net.

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