Hurricane Electric has announced that it has added a second Point of Presence (PoP) in Miami at iM Miami’s downtown data center. Located at 36 NE 2nd Street, iM Miami, also known as Interconnect Miami, occupies the 5th floor of the Digital Realty building.

Operating in downtown Miami with its own dark fiber metro loop, iM is carrier-neutral and heavily focused on expanding its interconnection with Latin America and the Caribbean.  With 11,000 sq ft of colocation space, the facility is housed within a Category 5 Hurricane-rated building and features indoor generator and fuel tank locations as well as excellent infrastructure diversity for all critical systems. Connected to multiple peering exchanges and dozens of carriers, iM Miami is a premiere location for area businesses and carriers to house their critical IT infrastructure, ensuring access to robust connectivity options.

With the addition of Hurricane Electric’s newest PoP, customers of iM and others at 36 NE 2nd Street will now have the option for increased network capacity through 100GE (100 Gigabit Ethernet), 10GE (10 gigabit Ethernet), GigE (1 gigabit Ethernet) connections. Additionally, these customers now have the opportunity to exchange IP traffic, or “peer,” with Hurricane Electric’s comprehensive global network.

“Hurricane Electric is delighted to add its second PoP in Miami, as this location fits nicely into our overall global expansion plans,” said Mike Leber, president of Hurricane Electric. “The new PoP will enable Hurricane Electric to meet the rising demand for greater Internet bandwidth in the LatAM market.”

In February, Hurricane Electric was named to CRN's 2015 Data Center 100 as one of the top twenty Infrastructure Providers.