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28 February 2014
Hurricane Electric has expanded its presence in the Asia-Pacific market with a connection into the BBIX internet exchange in Tokyo, Japan.
presence at BBIX is expected to provide customers of the
exchange with reduced latency, improved fault tolerance and
access to the co-location provider’s IPv4 and IPv6
"Over the last year, Hurricane Electric has seen a rapid
increase in growth and customer demand in the Asia-Pacific
region, and we are delighted to provide additional connectivity
options to customers of BBIX," said Mike Leber, president of
"This new connection will provide lower latency, fewer route
hops and greater bandwidth for their internet traffic and
network needs," Leber added.
BBIX customers are also expected to benefit from the
opportunity to peer with Hurricane’s global
Last month, BICS upgraded Hurricane’s
European network to 100G.