Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone announced on Wednesday that it has deployed a new Point of Presence (PoP) at CoreSite OR1 in Orlando, FL. The new PoP is located at 9701 South John Young Pkwy, Orlando FL 32819.
This 130,000+ square foot data center space has cabinets, cages, and private space available, is located just 10 miles from the Orlando International Airport. The CoreSite OR1 data center has guaranteed 99.99% uptime, 24/7 security and controlled access, high-efficiency UPS, and N+1 redundancy.
Orlando is one the top 25 future focused cities in the U.S. and one of the fastest growing tech markets with industries including advanced manufacturing, bio tech, aerospace, and fintech. This SOC 1 Type 2 compliant facility is part of the CoreSite 28-data center ecosystem throughout the U.S., with international connectivity and access to more than nine networks, including global carriers, metro networks, and SDNs.
This PoP is Hurricane Electric’s first location in Orlando and 7th in Florida and will provide the region with improved fault tolerance, load balancing and congestion management in the delivery of next-generation IP connectivity services.
“Orlando is expanding its reputation beyond being a tourist center and is becoming a tech hub with a focus on aerospace, and it is a thrill to be part of this innovative growth in central Florida,” said Mike Leber, President of Hurricane Electric. “With this PoP, we are able to partner with CoreSite to connect businesses in the region to networks around the world.”
Customers of CoreSite OR1 and in and around Orlando, FL now have a variety of new connectivity options and 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 at the facility are able to exchange IP traffic with Hurricane Electric’s vast global network, which offers over 30,000 BGP sessions with over 10,000 different networks via more than 300 major exchange points and thousands of customer and private peering ports.
About Hurricane Electric
Hurricane Electric operates its own global IPv4 and IPv6 network and is considered the largest IPv6 backbone in the world. Within its global network, Hurricane Electric is connected to over 300 major exchange points and exchanges traffic directly with more than 10,000 different networks. Employing a resilient fiber-optic topology, Hurricane Electric has no less than five redundant 100G paths crossing North America, four separate 100G paths between the U.S. and Europe, and 100G rings in Europe and Asia. Hurricane also has a ring around Africa and a ring through Australia and New Zealand. Hurricane Electric offers IPv4 and IPv6 transit solutions over the same connection. Connection speeds available include 100GE (100 gigabits/second), 10GE, and gigabit ethernet. Additional information can be found at http://he.net.