Hurricane Electric Internet Services Expands Into The Baltic States
The new PoP is designed to meet the growing demand for high-speed connectivity in Lithuania’s booming information and communications technology sector.
Hurricane Electric has announced its latest Point of Presence (PoP) at Data Logistics Center (DLC), Juozapaviciaus str. 13, Vilnius LT-09311 Lithuania.
Data Logistics Center is one of the largest data communication and data center operators in the Baltic region. DLC provides its customers with robust data protection services along with several methods for secure data transfer. Information is safeguarded within the Data Logistics DATA INN data center. Through its agreement with Energijos Tiekimas, DLC is also able to utilize certified green electricity.
According to recent reports, Lithuania’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector is rapidly expanding and Lithuania has the most robust fiber network in the European Union. Additionally, some of the world’s leading technology companies have expanded into Lithuania, such as Google and Uber, and the country is host to thirteen of the twenty largest IT companies in the Baltic States.
With this new PoP, Customers of DLC and those within the Greater Vilnius area will have direct access to Hurricane Electric’s robust IPv4 and IPv6 network as well as increased network capacity through 100GE (100 Gigabit Ethernet), 10GE (10 Gigabit Ethernet) and GigE (1 Gigabit Ethernet) ports. DLC customers will also now have the opportunity to exchange IP traffic, or “peer,” with Hurricane Electric’s global network, which is Jumbo Frame (9000 byte MTU) compatible. Additionally, those taking advantage of Hurricane Electric’s offerings will also experience increased capacity, more reliability and reduced latency in the delivery of next generation IP services.
“Hurricane Electric is thrilled be expanding to Lithuania and is well positioned to meet the needs of its burgeoning ICT sector,” said Mike Leber, President, Hurricane Electric Internet Services. “Over the next couple of months, Hurricane Electric looks forward to announcing additional investments in network expansion in this vital region.”