McAllen, Texas, August 30, 2022 – Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv4 and IPv6 global network based in Fremont, CA, has announced it has launched a new Point of Presence (PoP) at MDC’s McAllen facility extending its partnership with MDC Data Centers. The new PoP is located at 422 South 11th St., McAllen, TX 78501.
Hurricane Electric is pursuing an aggressive expansion of its global network, and it is committed to providing as much Internet service as possible to as many people as possible. In addition to increased network capacity through 100GE, 10GE, and GigE ports, MDC’s customers in McAllen will have access to Hurricane Electric’s vast global network which offers over 20,000 BGP sessions with more than 10,000 different networks via 280 major exchange points and thousands of customers and private peering ports.
The expansion into MDC Data Centers in McAllen, TX not only allows Hurricane Electric to tap into the neutral ecosystem where the majority of Mexican networks come for interconnection and peering but also enables them to meet the demand for increased connectivity on the border.
With MDC the nexus of where Mexican networks interconnect, this is an important location for us as we continue to expand our global networkMike Leber – President of Hurricane Electric
MDC Data Centers focuses on connecting the world with Mexico by providing carrier-neutral colocation and international fiber crossings in strategic hubs along the U.S. border with Mexico.
About Hurricane Electric
Hurricane Electric operates its own global IPv4 and IPv6 network and is considered the largest IPv6 backbone in the world. Within its global network, Hurricane Electric is connected to 280 major exchange points and exchanges traffic directly with more than 10,000 different networks. Employing a resilient fiber-optic topology, Hurricane Electric has no less than five redundant 100G paths crossing North America, four separate 100G paths between the U.S. and Europe, and 100G rings in Europe and Asia. Hurricane also has a ring around Africa and a ring through Australia and New Zealand. Hurricane Electric offers IPv4 and IPv6 transit solutions over the same connection. Connection speeds available include 100GE (100 gigabits/second), 10GE, and gigabit ethernet.
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About MDC Data Centers
MDC Data Centers provides the best option for networks that want to connect, cover and serve all of Mexico most efficiently and effectively. We deliver this by concentrating the core points-of-presence of Mexican and North American networks at our neutral spaces across the US border. This meeting of networks, both northbound and southbound, is facilitated through our winning combination of unique International Fiber Crossings infrastructure and the hosting of a safe, neutral space for networks to connect. We pursue these endeavors to achieve our purpose of “using our connections to empower people to thrive”.