Post Tagged with: "IPv6"

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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The WHIR discusses Hurricane Electric’s Extensive IPv6 Networks

Hurricane Electric recently connected to over 2,000 IPv6 networks, an event featured in The WHIR. From the article: Colocation hosting and Internet backbone provider Hurricane Electric announced on Thursday that it is the first Internet backbone to connect to over 2,000 IPv6 networks. This announcement comes a few months after Hurricane Electric added new POPs in Milano, Italy, and Vienna, Austria. Hurricane Electric says that research presented at the International Measurement Conference last year by the University of […]

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Hurricane Electric’s Owen DeLong Pens a Piece for Data Center Knowledge on Carrier Grade NAT

Hurricane Electric’s Owen DeLong recently wrote an article for Data Center knowledge entitled “Carrier Grade NAT – A Look at the Tradeoffs”. In it, he writes that “The IETF defines Carrier-Grade NAT (CGN) as large-scale Network Address Translation (NAT) implemented by a service provider.  In most cases, CGN is implemented as a layer of IPv4-to-IPv4 NAT on top of the “traditional” NAT implemented at the subscriber side of the connection. There are significant challenges introduced […]

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Hurricane Electric article in Silicon Valley Business journal about funding for data-center expansion

Hurricane Electric article in Silicon Valley Business journal about funding for data-center expansion

Hurricane Electric was recently featured in article in the Silicon Valley Business Journal about their new expansion. From the article: A Fremont-based data-center company is beefing up its footprint thanks to $13 million in new financing. Hurricane Electric will use the funding, provided by Bank of the West, to expand one of its two Fremont data centers by 24,000 square feet. The build-out will provide new space for additional tenants as demand for data-center services continues […]

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Owen DeLong from Hurricane Electric interviewed for New York Times article on IPv6 day

Owen DeLong,  IPv6 evangelist at Hurricane Electric, was recently interviewed for a New York Times article on IPv6 day. From the article: What is IPv6? Every device that connects to the Internet has an address, called an IP address (for Internet protocol), which comes in a string of numbers. IPv6 is a new protocol for Internet addresses. The old protocol, known as IPv4, was designed to accommodate labs, universities and the military, when the Internet was […]

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Hurricane Electric’s Mike Leber interviewed for San Jose Business Journal

Hurricane Electric’s Mike Leber interviewed for San Jose Business Journal

Hurricane Electric’s President Mike Leber was recently interviewed for the San Jose Business Journal in an article titled “Fremont’s Hurricane at the center of IP storm”. From the article: Over the next year, demand for more IP addresses is expected to explode as the number of computers, mobile devices and smart gadgets used worldwide rises above 1 trillion. One Silicon Valley data center is already prepared because it expanded its facility early. Fremont’s Hurricane Electric […]

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Hurricane Electric’s Martin Levy interviewed by DataCenter Dynamics about new NIX.CZ connection to boost IPv6 capabilities

Datacenter Dynamics recently interviewed Hurricane Electric’s Martin Levy about how their new NIX.CZ will boost their IPv6 capabilities. From the article: Martin Levy, Huricane Electric’s director of IPv6 strategy, said the new connection strengthened the company’s commitment to the central European market, with its fast growth in demand for IPv6 services. “This new connection will allow Hurricane Electric to continue its aggressive global expansion while delivering next-generation IP access.” The connection expands Hurricane Electric’s network […]

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Hurricane Electric’s Owen DeLong writes an article for Data Center Knowledge on IPv6 Adpotion

Hurricane Electric’s Owen DeLong recently wrote an article for Data Center Knowledge on IPv6 Adoption in the Data Center. From the article: Most data center operators know that a failure to transition to IPv6 will eventually restrict access to connected resources and degrade communications efficiency. But one lesson of World IPv6 Day (held June 8, 2011) is that IPv6 adoption can bring immediate benefits in the form of improved network topologies and security today. In […]

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Hurricane Electric’s Martin Levy interviewed for article on IPv6 for The Economist

Hurricane Electric’s Martin Levy was interviewed for a recent article on IPv6 for The Economist. From the article: Two raised to the 128th power is an enormous number: roughly 340 billion billion billion billion—or, as Martin Levy of Hurricane Electric likes to say, “more than four quadrillion addresses for every star in the observable universe”. That will come in handy when the “internet of things” becomes a reality. Already, some 2 billion people have access […]

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Hurricane Electric featured in CFO Magazine Article about IPv6 transition

Hurricane Electric featured in CFO Magazine Article about IPv6 transition

Hurricane Electric was recently featured in an article in CFO Magazine about the upcoming IPv6 transition. From the article: Unfortunately, a computer with an IPv6 connection will not be able to communicate directly with an IPv4 Website. ISPs are likely to provide gateways allowing such access, but a connection through a gateway probably won’t perform nearly as well as users have come to expect, says John Curran, CEO of the American Registry for Internet Numbers […]

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