Fremont, California - September 17, 2003 - Hurricane Electric, a leading Technical Service
Provider, announced the
addition of an Internet Exchange Point in the London area to its growing global network
by utilizing Telehouse London, one of the largest neutral Internet exchange points in
Hurricane Electric is connected to Telehouse London with an OC48, which connects the UK to the rest of Hurricane Electric's Global OC48 backbone, ranked among the top in the world. The newly added exchange point will create redundancies to Hurricane Electric's global network and create shorter packet routes to numerous other networks. Telehouse London is home to the LINX Network where the vast majority of UK Internet traffic passes. Hurricane Electric employs a Gigabit Ethernet port to the LINX switch, which gives it the ability to peer with hundreds of networks, institutions and companies throughout Europe.
"This is an exciting time for Hurricane Electric and our customers," said Mike Leber, Hurricane Electric president. "We've been adding new exchange points almost weekly; with more and more customers and a developing international client base, expanding our network to include Europe gives us better performance over our entire network."
The London connection comes just weeks after Hurricane Electric added three new Equinix exchange points in Los Angeles, Dallas and Chicago to its global network. With the addition of the London exchange point, Hurricane Electric has enhanced its self- healing network architecture, which now includes eleven major exchange points around the world.
Hurricane Electric is now offering direct connections in London. To celebrate the addition of the London exchange point, Hurricane Electric is extending two special "Hello UK" offers. The first is a full 100 Mbps Internet connection for $2,500 per month out of Telehouse (LINX) in London, UK. This offer is also available in Equinix Los Angeles, CA; Equinix Dallas, TX; and Equinix Chicago, IL.
The second offer is flat rate Gigabit Ethernet transit (1,000 Mbps of IP) for $20,000 per month, available at Telehouse (LINX) in London, UK, as well as 6 other locations in the United States, including Equinix in Ashburn, VA; Equinix in San Jose, CA; Telehouse (NYIIX) in New York, NY; Switch and Data (PAIX) in Palo Alto, CA; Market Post Tower (55 South Market St.) in San Jose, CA; and Hurricane Electric's Fremont Facility (760 Mission Court) in Fremont, CA.
Those interested in either of Hurricane Electric's special "Hello UK" offers can sign up by emailing [email protected] or by calling 510.580.4190.About Hurricane Electric Hurricane Electric is a Business TSP (Technical Service Provider) specializing in Colocation, Dedicated Servers, Direct Internet Connections, and Web Hosting. Hurricane Electric operates its own global network, running multiple OC48s and Gigabit Ethernet. Check out www.he.net to find out more information about Hurricane Electric.