|By Business Wire||
|August 14, 2013 08:05 AM EDT||
Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone and NXDATA, the leading carrier-neutral data center in Romania, today announced that Hurricane Electric has established a point-of-presence at NXDATA-1, located at 8 Dimitrie Pompei Blvd, in Bucharest, Romania.
As Romania’s first carrier-neutral data center, NXDATA-1 is already positioned in one of the most significant business centers in northern Bucharest, and now its Customers will have access to Hurricane Electric’s rich global network through 100BaseT, 1GigE, 10GE and 100Gbps service.
“Hurricane Electric is thrilled to bring our global connectivity options to the customers at NXDATA-1,” said Mike Leber, President, Hurricane Electric. “All of Hurricane Electric’s backbone circuits are run over DWDM wavelengths directly on fiber, not on some other carrier's MPLS, enabling us to provide improved fault tolerance, load balancing, and congestion management for NXDATA-1’s customers.”
The new PoP at NXDATA-1 marks Hurricane Electric’s sixth global expansion this summer, and in the coming weeks, Hurricane Electric will be announcing additional locations, furthering its commitment to providing reliable and cost-effective Internet connectivity options on a global scale.
In addition to the PoP at NXDATA-1, Hurricane Electric is now also connected to the InterLAN and RoNIX Internet exchanges in Bucharest.
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 60 major exchange points and exchanges traffic directly with more than 3,000 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 including 100 Gbps.
For more information on Hurricane Electric, please visit www.he.net.
NXDATA is based in Bucharest, Romania and is the leading carrier-neutral data center operator in the country. NXDATA 1 and 2 currently hold 1000 square meters of colocation space and 2MW of installed power capacity. Accommodating more than 110 customers, NXDATA is today one of the most important telecommunication hubs in Romania and Eastern Europe. The carrier neutral status and a strict quality of service policy facilitated the development of a complex system, composed of local and regional telecom PoPs, hosting and CDN companies and also some of the most important service integrators on the market.
For more details on NXDATA, visit, www.nxdata.ro.