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Hurricane Electric deploys PoP at Webair NY1 data centre

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Hurricane Electric has added a new point of presence (PoP) at Webair’s NY1 facility in Garden City, New York.

The newly expanded network presence will provide Hurricane Electric customers with more roiust connectivity options.

We’re excited to be partnering with Hurricane Electric to bring our customers additional connectivity options,” said Justin Moran, vice president of sales at Webair. “Having access to Hurricane Electric’s global network will provide added value to enterprises in our facility.”

Webair, a managed cloud-base infratstructure solutions provider, will deliver through its New York data centre, Long Island’s more secure, fully redunant Tier III data centre. It also features 25.000 sqft of raised floor space with eight different carriers and multiple points of access to the facilities.

The news also marks Hurricane Electric’s 85th PoP in the US and will give enterprises in the New York area with improved fault tolerance, load balancing and congestion management in the delivery of next-gen IP connectivity services.

“We are thrilled to be working with Webair to provide performance and flexibility for customers in the New York area,” added Mike Leber, president of Hurricane Electric. “This new location continues to build on our commitment to provide high speed connectivity domestically and around the globe.”

In addition, Webair customers now ow have a variety of new connectivity options and access to Hurricane Electric’s extensive 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 7,500 different networks via more than 200 major exchange points and thousands of customer and private peering ports.

Earlier this month, Hurricane Electric deployed a new point of presence (PoP) in NEXTDC’s S1 Sydney data centre, which will provide businesses and other organisations with global high-speed connectivity that meet their technology needs.

The new PoP is located at 4 Eden Park Drive, Macquarie Park, approximately 15km from Sydney’s central business district. NEXTDC S1 Sydney offers 5,800 sq m of technical space, with capacity for 2,800 racks and an IT load capacity of 16MW.