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Hurricane Electric Announces First Carrier Networking Event of 2013 at Fremont Data Center

FREMONT, Calif.–March 22, 2013(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone and leading colocation provider, today announced that it will host its first carrier networking event of the year on Wednesday, March 27 at 6:00 p.m. at its Fremont 2 colocation facility. “Hurricane Electric will continue its commitment to fostering an environment where customers and other interested parties can learn about telecom and data center trends in general and our carriers’ offerings in particular.” […]

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Hurricane Electric’s Owen DeLong interviewed by GCN on IPv4 becoming obselete sooner than expected

The U.S. government is leading the transition to IPv6 in the Western Hemisphere, and use of the new generation of Internet Protocols has increased sharply in the last year. And although the volume of IPv6 traffic remains small, one observer predicts that the current IPv4 protocols will become obsolete earlier than expected. “We are probably four or five years away from IPv6 being relatively ubiquitous,” said Owen DeLong, director of professional services at Hurricane Electric, […]

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Hurricane Electric’s Owen DeLong is quoted by GCN about IPv6

  GCN’s recent article quotes Hurricane Electric’s Owen DeLong as it explores the question, “Will IPv6 ever have a killer app?” From the article: Owen DeLong, IPv6 evangelist for Hurricane Electric, obviously is a fan of the new protocols. He thinks doing away with NAT will be a good thing. So what does he think the killer app for IPv6 will be? “None,” he says. People don’t feel they are missing anything with IPv4 now, […]

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Hurricane Electric featured in TMCnet article about 2000 IPv6 Networks milestone

Hurricane Electric was recently featured in a TMCnet article about their recent milestone of connecting to over 2000 IPv6 networks. From the article: According to University of California research presented at the International Measurement Conference (IMC) in November of 2012, Hurricane Electric is the most dominant Autonomous System (AS) in the global IPv6 transit topology. Data from the research indicate that between 2011 and 2012 no other AS was added to IPv6 routing paths as […]

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Hurricane Electric’s Owen DeLong interviewed by GCN on IPv6 having a killer app

Hurricane Electric’s Owen Delong was recently interviewed by GCN on if IPv6 will ever have a killer app. From the article: &nbsp; The volume of IPv6 traffic, though still small, has grown steadily over the last year. Although most federal <a href=”http://gcn.com/articles/2012/09/20/agencies-to-miss-ipv6-deadline-ipv4-depletion.aspx”>agencies missed</a> the Sept. 30, 2012 deadline for enabling the new protocols on public facing Web sites, they are slowly adopting IPv6. Hurricane Electric, which bills itself as the world’s largest native IPv6 backbone, has announced […]

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Hurricane Electric featured in Data Center Journal about 2,000 IPv6 Networks milestone

Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone and leading colocation provider, today announced that it is the first Internet backbone to connect to over 2,000 IPv6 networks, doubling in less than three years. According to University of California research presented at the International Measurement Conference (IMC) in November of 2012, Hurricane Electric is the most dominant Autonomous System (AS) in the global IPv6transit topology.  Data from the research indicate that between 2011 and 2012 no other AS was added to IPv6 […]

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Hurricane Electric’s IPv6 Networks Featured on Datacentres.com

Datacentres wrote up a notice of Hurricane Electric’s recent expansion. From the article: Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone and leading colocation provider, has announced that it is the first Internet backbone to connect to over 2,000 IPv6 networks, doubling in less than three years. According to University of California research presented at the International Measurement Conference in November of 2012, Hurricane Electric is the most dominant Autonomous System in the global IPv6 […]

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Telecom Ramblings Says “Number of IPv6 networks Connected to Hurricane Doubles in Less Than Three Years”

Hurricane Electric was recently featured in an article by Telecom Ramblings for its IPv6 networks. From the article: Fremont, California – March 7, 2013 – Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone and leading colocation provider, today announced that it is the first Internet backbone to connect to over 2,000 IPv6 networks, doubling in less than three years. According to University of California research presented at the International Measurement Conference (IMC) in November of 2012, Hurricane Electric is the […]

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Hurricane Electric Becomes First Internet Backbone to Connect to 2,000 IPv6 Networks

FREMONT, Calif.–March 7, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE)–Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone and leading colocation provider, today announced that it is the first Internet backbone to connect to over 2,000 IPv6 networks, doubling in less than three years. “Our early investment in IPv6 is paying off not only for Hurricane Electric, but also for our customers around the world” According to University of California research presented at the International Measurement Conference (IMC) in November […]

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Converge Article Announces “Hurricane Electric Now Connecting 2,000 IPv6 Backbones”

Converge Network Digest recently featured an article on Hurricane Electric’s IPv6 networks. From the article: Having first deployed IPv6 in 2001, Hurricane Electric offers IPv6 as a core service; every customer is provided IPv6 connectivity as well as classic IPv4 connectivity. Hurricane Electric also provides tunnel broker and DNS services, plus a free IPv6 certification program. “Our early investment in IPv6 is paying off not only for Hurricane Electric, but also for our customers around […]

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