Hurricane Electric Continues Summer Expansion with New Point of Presence in Budapest
New Location will provide customers in Hungary with reliable and cost-effective connectivity options

Budapest, Hungary and Fremont, Calif - September 4, 2013 - Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone and a leading colocation provider, today announced that it has established a new Point-of-Presence (PoP) at CE Colo located at Victor Hugo u. 18-22, Budapest, Hungary.

The new PoP will offer customers of CE Colo Internet access to Hurricane Electric’s vast IPv4 and IPv6 network through 10GE (10 gigabit Ethernet), GigE (1 gigabit Ethernet) and 100BaseT network connections. Additionally, this new PoP will provide customers in Budapest with improved fault tolerance, load balancing and congestion management in the delivery of next generation IP connectivity services. The new PoP is also connected to the Budapest Internet Exchange (, further improving connectivity and redundancy, and providing new peering opportunities.

“Hurricane Electric is delighted to give customers of CE Colo the opportunity to experience lower latency and fewer router hops,” said Mike Leber, President of Hurricane Electric. “This new PoP, Hurricane Electric’s first in Hungary, marks Hurricane Electric’s seventh new PoP this summer and continues our commitment to meet the demand for cost-effective and high-speed Internet connectivity throughout the world.”

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 to 60 major exchange points and exchanges traffic directly with more than 3,000 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 ft2 facility. Hurricane Electric offers IPv4 and IPv6 transit solutions over the same connection at speeds exceeding 10 Gbps.

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