Hurricane Electric and NEXTDC launch PoP in Western Australia

Hurricane Electric has deployed a new point of presence (PoP) at NEXTDC’s P1 Perth data centre.

The new presence will provide local businesses with global high-speed connectivity that meets their growing technology needs.

“We are delighted to further extend our partnership with Hurricane Electric, who is an important connectivity solutions provider that forms part of our network-rich national partner ecosystem,” said Adam Scully, chief sales officer at NEXTDC.

“With the introduction of a second point of presence inside NEXTDC’s national footprint, this new WA location will allow locally based businesses to seamlessly access the cost-effective and high-performance connectivity options made available to them via this partnership.”

“Our priority is ensuring we closely support our customers as they accelerate their digital-first priorities, and it’s through our strategic partnerships with companies like Hurricane Electric that enable us to do so.”


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NEXTDC P1 offers 32, 291 square feet of technical space and is strategically positioned near critical network, power, and submarine cable infrastructure.

In addition, the site delivers West Australian businesses access to NEXTDC’s national partner ecosystem of 600+ partners, comprising the leading public cloud platforms, ICT services providers and the nation’s carrier networks.

It is only the only locally available public cloud onramps, offering direct connectivity to Microsoft Azure and AWS as well as the only data centre in region to achieve Uptime Institute Tier III Gold Certification of Operational Sustainability.

“We’re pleased to continue our partnership with NEXTDC and be able to provide their customers in and around Perth with cost-effective global connectivity options,” added Mike Leber, president of Hurricane Electric.

“The addition of this new location is important for our continued expansion in Australia and will help meet the bandwidth needs of connecting the area to Australia’s east coast and Asia.”

This latest PoP is Hurricane Electric’s first in Perth in and fifth in Australia and will provide enterprises in Perth and Western Australia.

Customers of NEXTDC in and around Perth now have a rangeof new connectivity options and access to Hurricane Electric’s IPv4 and IPv6 network through 100GE, 10GE and GigE ports.

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