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Hurricane Electric expands in Germany

Investment in the financial capital of Europe home to several large IT and telecommunications organisations comes as digital adoption continues to break records.

By João Marques Lima

Founder and Editor, The Tech Capital

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January 19, 2022 | 11:09 AM GMT

Hurricane Electric has deployed a Point of Presence (PoP) at Maincubes FRA01 data centre in Frankfurt.

This is Hurricane Electric’s 9th PoP in Frankfurt and 15th in Germany.

The Maincubes FRA01 facility in Frankfurt, Germany is a three-story data centre that is located in close proximity to the world’s largest Internet Exchange, DE-CIX, which processes 90% of all domestic and 35% of all European Internet traffic.

The expansion of Hurricane Electric’s presence into Maincubes FRA01 data centre will provide Maincubes’ Frankfurt-based customers a variety of new connectivity options and access to Hurricane Electric’s IPv4 and IPv6 network through 100GE (100 Gigabit Ethernet), 10GE (10 Gigabit Ethernet) and GigE (1 Gigabit Ethernet) ports.

Additionally, customers at the facility are able to exchange IP traffic with Hurricane Electric’s vast global network, which offers over 20,000 BGP sessions with over 9,000 different networks via more than 250 major exchange points and thousands of customers and private peering ports.

Mike Leber, President, Hurricane Electric, said: “The expansion of Hurricane Electric’s presence at Maincubes FRA01 data centre will provide Frankfurt’s bustling economy a variety of new connectivity options and access to Hurricane Electric’s extensive global network.

“Frankfurt continues to be an important growth area for Hurricane Electric and we are thrilled to be able to provide high-speed and cost-effective IP transit for these enterprises.”

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