Hurricane Electric Establishes Second Point-of-Presence in Atlanta at Colo Atl

(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – Colo Atl, a leading provider of network-neutral colocation, data center and interconnection solutions announces today that Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone, has established in downtown Atlanta a second Point-of-Presence (PoP) at Colo Atl. With Hurricane Electric’s further expansion into Metro Atlanta, Colo Atl customers have access to increased bandwidth options for the delivery of next generation IP services at an a flat-rate with a fixed amount of bandwidth and no overage charges. Services include 100GE (100 Gigabit Ethernet), 10GE (10 gigabit Ethernet) and GigE (1 gigabit Ethernet) network connections.

Hurricane Electric 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.

“Establishing our latest PoP at Colo Atl is a positive growth move for our company as we expand our IP service offerings to the business community in the metro Atlanta area,” states Mike Leber, Owner and Founder of Hurricane Electric. “Colo Atl offers expert colocation services in an ideal location, backed with incredible customer service. We’re happy to extend our service offerings to Colo Atl customers, which include the opportunity to exchange IP traffic with our robust global network.”

“Connected to more than 100 major exchange points, exchanging traffic directly with more than 4,000 different networks, Hurricane Electric is a great addition to the Colo Atl family,” comments Tim Kiser, Owner and Founder of Colo Atl. “Since establishing its new PoP, Hurricane Electric has been able to assist the bandwidth needs of several of my customers by enabling them to connect to its vast global network.”

Founded in November 2001, Colo Atl is an Atlanta-based, network-neutral colocation, data center and interconnection facility providing cost-effective solutions for more than 80 local, regional and global network operators.

For more information about Colo Atl, visit www.coloatl.com.

About Colo Atl

Colo Atl, a JT Communications company, is the leading provider of network-neutral colocation, data center and interconnection solutions at 55 Marietta Street in the global telecom hub of Atlanta, GA. Colo Atl provides superior network-neutral colocation, data center and interconnection services at an affordable rate. Colo Atl is a network-neutral environment that allows all types of network operators to securely and conveniently cross connect within a SSAE 16 certified facility. Colo Atl has no monthly recurring cross connect fees between tenants and provides exceptional customer service.

Colo Atl is also home to the Georgia Technology Center (GTC), a live laboratory for network equipment vendors to highlight their optical and electrical hardware and operating systems, and the Southeast Network Access Point (SNAP), which provides next-generation Internet Exchange (IX) solutions, including SDN peering, testing, collaboration and implementation.

Visit Colo Atl online at: www.coloatl.com and follow us on Twitter @ColoAtl.

About Hurricane Electric

Fremont, California-based Hurricane Electric 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 more than 100 major exchange points and exchanges traffic directly with more than 4,000 different networks. Employing a resilient fiber-optic topology, Hurricane Electric has no less than four redundant paths crossing North America, two separate paths between the U.S. and Europe, and rings in Europe and Asia.

In addition to its vast global network, Hurricane Electric owns and operates two data centers in Fremont, California, including Fremont 2, its newest 208,000 square foot facility. Hurricane Electric offers IPv4 and IPv6 transit solutions over the same connection at speeds including 10 Gbps and 100 Gbps Ethernet.

For more information on Hurricane Electric, please visit http://he.net.

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