Hurricane Electric adds master agent WTG to channel programme

18 April 2018 | Jason McGee-Abe


Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native internet backbone and colocation provider, has announced WTG, a large telecom, internet, wireless and cloud master agents, has joined its channel partner programme.

The agreement between Hurricane Electric and WTG will enable Hurricane Electric to broaden the reach of its global high-speed IP transit through a trusted agent like WTG.

“With more than 3,000 agents, WTG has earned a solid reputation in the industry, and we’re delighted to add them to Hurricane Electric’s channel programme,” said Mark Welch, Hurricane Electric’s channel manager.

“Over the coming months, I look forward working with WTG as they help broaden Hurricane Electric’s reach for our product offerings.”

Hurricane Electric operates a vast global internet backbone and provides competitively priced IP transit, enabling organisations to improve fault tolerance, load balancing and congestion management, enabling increased throughput and reduced latency. Customers of Hurricane Electric are able to exchange IP traffic with Hurricane Electric’s rich global network, which offers over 20,000 BGP sessions with over 7,000 different networks via more than 180 major exchange points and thousands of customer and private peering ports.

“WTG is pleased to offer our agent partners Hurricane Electric’s IP transit and colocation services,” said Vince Bradley, CEO of WTG. “For over twenty years, Hurricane Electric has been at the forefront of high-speed global IP transit and we look forward to helping our partners’ customers get to more places at faster speeds.”