Hurricane Electric opens first location in Slovenia

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Hurricane Electric confirms the deployment of a new point of presence (PoP) at Telemach Ljubljana in Slovenia.

Telemach Ljubljana is a modern data centre delivering 99.982% reliability to the metro area, as well as N+1 redundancy in power and cooling, and comprehensive security measures for their colocation and cloud services clients. In addition, the facility is strategically located to provide reliable service to customers in and around this Central European regional economic centre.

As Hurricane Electric’s 1st location in Slovenia and 7th in the region, it will provide enterprises in the Greater Ljubljana area with improved fault tolerance, load balancing and congestion management as it delivers next-gen IP connectivity services.

“Hurricane Electric is excited to continue expanding its global network throughout Central Europe,” said Mike Leber (pictured), president at Hurricane Electric.

“This new PoP will provide additional connectivity options for Telemach’s customers and organisations throughout Ljubljana, while satisfying high-speed global connectivity needs.”

According to Invest in Slovenia, the country has seen many foreign investors enter the market due to its strategic position in Central Europe, as well as its transport and ITC infrastructure, and industry clusters.

Additionally, Slovenia has many established IT companies, with information systems outsourcing grown to become its largest market, followed by systems integration and hardware support.Slovenia also boasts strong start-up communities, with many concentrated in technology parks such as Technology Park Brdo-Ljubljana.

Through this new PoP, customers of Telemach and those located close Ljubljana now have access to a variety of new connectivity options and access to Hurricane Electric’s extensive IPv4 and IPv6 network through 100GE, 10GE and GigE ports.

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