DENVER — H5 Data Centers announced the addition of Hurricane Electric to its downtown Seattle data center at 1000 Denny Way.

Hurricane Electric’s new point of presence (PoP) at H5 Data Centers’ Seattle colocation facility will offer enterprises and cloud service providers alike with with improved fault tolerance, load balancing, and congestion management in the delivery of next-generation IP connectivity services.

“Hurricane Electric is excited to partner with H5 Data Centers to provide high-speed and cost-effective connectivity to the Pacific Northwest,” said Mike Leber, president of Hurricane Electric. “The combination of the downtown Seattle location and our global footprint offers additional choices for customers of H5 Data Centers and reflects our commitment to providing connectivity to users around the globe."

Customers of H5 Data Centers now have access to Hurricane Electric's extensive IPv4 and IPv6 network through 100GE (100 Gigabit Ethernet), 10GE (10 Gigabit Ethernet), and GigE (1 Gigabit Ethernet) ports. Additionally, customers can exchange IP traffic with Hurricane Electric's vast global network, which offers over 20,000 BGP sessions to over 7,500 different networks via more than 200 major exchange points and thousands of customers and private peering ports.

“1000 Denny Way is one of the top points of interconnection in Seattle," said Josh Simms, founder, and CEO of H5 Data Centers. "Hurricane Electric will deliver an excellent opportunity for our customers to diversify their network options and reduce latency."