TELEHOUSE America Signs Hurricane Electric at Staten Island Data Center
by Josh Anderson
NEW YORK CITY, NY — TELEHOUSE America, a leading provider of global dedicated data center, international internet exchanges, and managed IT services, has welcomed Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native internet backbone and leading colocation provider, to the TELEHOUSE New York Teleport Data Center at 7 Teleport Drive in Staten Island, a Tier III facility located only 17 miles from Manhattan. This expansion marks Hurricane Electric’s sixth Point of Presence (PoP) in the New York City market.
“We are excited to have Hurricane Electric extend its network into our 7 Teleport data center,” Richard Levine, Director of Sales and Marketing for TELEHOUSE America, said in a press release. “This expansion enables our customers to extend and improve their network reach by connecting to Hurricane Electric’s global IPv6 network. It also allows them to exchange traffic directly with more than 7,000 different networks and over 180 major exchange points.”
This new Point of Presence by TELEHOUSE will provide customers at the New York Teleport Data Center with additional connectivity options as well as access to Hurricane Electric’s extensive IPv4 and IPv6 network through 100GbE (100 Gigabit Ethernet), 10GbE (10 Gigabit Ethernet) and GigE (1 Gigabit Ethernet) ports. Both new and existing TELEHOUSE customers will enjoy increased throughput, reduced latency, and improved reliability.
“Hurricane Electric is delighted to extend our global network to the TELEHOUSE New York Teleport Data Center,” Mike Leber, President of Hurricane Electric, added for their part. “This is a key location in our strategic global expansion and will further meet the demand for high-speed IP transit that is inherent to a robust economic environment such as New York.”
It has been a busy past few weeks for TELEHOUSE, having made some big announcements in mid- and late February, such as a partnership with Extreme Networks to upgrade its NYIIX Centillion Platform, as well as a deal with Sabey Data Centers to expand its the West Coast market.
About Hurricane Electric: Hurricane Electric is a Fremont, California-based data center that 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 180 major exchange points and exchanges traffic directly with more than 7,000 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 United States and Europe, and 100G rings in Europe and Asia. Hurricane also has a ring around Africa, and a Point of Presence in Australia. Hurricane Electric owns and operates two data centers in Fremont, including Fremont 2, its newest 208,000-square-foot facility.
About TELEHOUSE America: A stable and trusted pioneer of carrier-neutral data center services, TELEHOUSE offers secure, power-protected environments for clients to house and operate their telecommunications and network resources. One of the many benefits of using TELEHOUSE’s colocation service is its global availability of 47 TELEHOUSE-branded data centers in 23 cities throughout Asia, Africa, North America and EMEA. It enables customers to enjoy continuous, cost-effective IT connectivity around the world.