Hurricane Electric adds PoPs at LDeX's UK data centres
Hurricane Electric has established points of presence (PoP) at LDeX's carrier-neutral London (LDeX1) and Manchester (LDeX2) data centres.
The partnership will enable customers in LDeX's data centres - LDeX1 is located at Oxgate Centre in London, NW2 7JA, and LDeX2 is located at Unit 6, Waterside, Stretford, Manchester, M17 1WD - to benefit from Hurricane Electric's connectivity solutions and have access to Hurricane Electric’s global network.
"Hurricane Electric is committed to highly competitive, quality IP transit services and is a perfect fit for LDeX's strategy of offering continued adaptability, reliability and a strong array of connectivity options for our clients," said Mark Sedgley, group sales manager at LDeX.
"The addition of a Tier-1 provider like Hurricane Electric is a great addition to our carrier portfolio, enabling new and existing clients in LDeX data centres to benefit from a provider with a strong global presence."
Customers of LDeX as well as other organizations in the area will now have a variety of new connectivity options and access to Hurricane Electric's rich global network through 100GE (100 Gigabit Ethernet), 10GE (10 Gigabit Ethernet) and GigE (1 gigabit Ethernet) ports. Additionally, customers at these two facilities will now be able to exchange IP traffic with Hurricane Electric's vast global network, which offers 20,000 BGP sessions with over 7,300 different networks via 200 major exchange points and thousands of customer and private peering ports.
Mike Leber (pictured), president of Hurricane Electric, added: "Hurricane Electric is delighted to partner with LDeX as we continue to expand our network throughout the globe, ensuring we connect as many people as possible in as many locations as possible. We look forward to providing LDeX's customers with access to global network, ensuring reduced latency and greater throughput."