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Hurricane Electric Announces First Carrier Networking Event of 2013 at Fremont Data Center

Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone and leading colocation provider, today announced that it will host its first carrier networking event of the year on Wednesday, March 27 at 6:00 p.m. at its Fremont 2 colocation facility.

At the event, which is co-sponsored by Silicon Valley Web Builder, Skydera founder and CEO Lecole Cole will describe how to establish, scale and maintain a startup in the cloud. Cole’s talk will highlight:

  • Initial costs of establishing a cloud presence
  • Burn rate over the critical first six months
  • Scaling while managing burn rate
  • Cost-effective disaster recovery
  • Cost-effective high availability
  • Minimizing expenditures for reserved assets

The event will also provide an opportunity for attendees to network with carriers in Hurricane Electric’s facility to discuss bandwidth needs and telecommunications trends.

“Hurricane Electric is excited to open its facility to the tech community for learning and collaboration,” said Mike Leber, President of Hurricane Electric. “Hurricane Electric will continue its commitment to fostering an environment where customers and other interested parties can learn about telecom and data center trends in general and our carriers’ offerings in particular.”

Hurricane Electric’s staff will be on hand to provide data center tours and provide information on new data center expansion plans.

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. Hurricane Electric offers IPv4 and IPv6 transit solutions over the same connection at speeds exceeding 10 Gbps. Within its global network, Hurricane Electric is connected to over 60 major exchange points and exchanges traffic directly with more than 2,700 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 Hurricane’s newest facility: the 208,000 ft2 Fremont 2.

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

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