Electric, the world's largest IPv6-native Internet backbone,
announced today an additional Point-of-Presence (PoP) in France, at SFR
Netcenter located at 40 Avenue Roger Salengro, Marseille, 13003
This new PoP furthers Hurricane Electric's commitment to France and will
give customers in Southern France greater bandwidth and reduced latency
through 100BaseT, 1GigE, 10Gbps, and 100GE service. Additionally,
ustomers of SFR Netcenter will experience improved fault tolerance,
load balancing and congestion management infrastructure capabilities for
the delivery of both IPv4 and IPv6 access services. SFR Netcenter
customers will also have the opportunity to exchange traffic with
Hurricane Electric's global network.
"Hurricane Electric is excited to offer customers in Southern France
greater network connectivity options," said Mike Leber, President of
Hurricane Electric. With this new PoP, Hurricane Electric is well
positioned to meet the increasing demand for next generation IP
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 75 major exchange points and
exchanges traffic directly with more than 3,200 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 square foot facility. Hurricane Electric offers IPv4
and IPv6 transit solutions over the same connection at speeds including
10 Gbps and 100 Gbps Ethernet.
For more information on Hurricane Electric, please visit http://www.he.net
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