Third African point of presence positions largest IPv6 backbone for continued growth in the region NAIROBI, Kenya–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hurricane Electric, the world’s leading IPv6-native Internet backbone, today announced that it has added a new Point of Presence (PoP) in Nairobi at the East Africa Data Centre. Located at the Sameer Industrial Park, Mombasa Road in Nairobi, Kenya, this is Hurricane Electric’s first PoP Kenya and third in Africa. “Hurricane Electric is delighted with the continued growth of […]
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Hurricane Electric was mentioned in Telecom Ramblings’ Monday Bytes section for its partnership with Djibouti Telecom. From the article: Hurricane Electric has added another IP customer as a start to this week. Djibouti Telecom has hooked up with HE’s backbone at two key global PoPs at Equinix and Global Switch facilities in Singapore. Three months ago, HE extended its own backbone into Djibouti itself as part of a push into the Middle East and Africa. […]
International blog Data Economy recently released a piece that explores Hurricane Electric’s network expansion in several Middle Eastern and African countries. From the article: Hurricane Electric Embarks On Massive MEA Network Expansion By João Marques Lima PUBLISHED: 15:20, 10 March, 2017 UPDATED: 15:24, 10 March, 2017 Equinix Dubai and Djibouti Data Center turned into critical assets for IPv4, IPv6 networks across the region. Booming global internet traffic has driven the world’s largest IPv6 provider Hurricane Electric […]
Leading review of telecom activity, Telecom Ramblings has released an analysis of Hurricane Electric’s recently announced network expansion in the Middle East and Africa. From the article: Hurricane Electric Lands in the Middle East and Africa March 10th, 2017 by Rob Powell · Leave a Comment Hurricane Electric is expanding its IPv4 and IPv6 backbone deep into the Middle East and Africa with the buildout of three new points of presence. In the Persian Gulf, […]
Latest expansion in Dubai, Djibouti, and Nairobi will provide additional redundancy and reliability for greater Internet connectivity in the Middle East and Africa March 09, 2017 02:00 AM Eastern Standard Time DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, DJIBOUTI & NAIROBI, Kenya–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone, announced today a significant buildout of its global IPv4 and IPv6 network throughout several regions in the Middle East and Africa. “Hurricane Electric looks forward to bringing our […]
Hurricane Electric continues commitment to Middle East and Africa with major network buildouts 07 March 2017 | Jason Mcgee-Abe Hurricane Electric is announcing this week, at Capacity Middle East 2017, a significant buildout of its global IPv4 and IPv6 network throughout several regions in the Middle East and Africa. The latest expansion in Dubai, Djibouti, and Nairobi will provide additional redundancy and reliability for greater internet connectivity in the Middle East and Africa. In response […]
Rob Powell’s “Friday Bytes” this week, on Telecom Ramblings, features Hurricane Electric for its newest announced Point of Presence (PoP). This connection is particularly notable for being HE’s first in Africa, at Teraco’s Isando JB1 facility in Johannesburg, South Africa. From the article: Friday Bytes: Hurricane Electric, Fatbeam, UPN, Data Foundry July 22nd, 2016 by Rob Powell · Leave a Comment Here’s a quick rundown of some other news from this week that’s worth a quick […]