Fremont, California – (The Hosting News) – March 16, 2006 – Internet backbone and colocation provider, Hurricane Electric, has opened a new 208,000 square foot colocation facility in Silicon Valley. The new facility complements their three other colocation facilities in San Jose and Fremont, California, and New York, New York.
Mike Leber, President of Hurricane Electric, commented, ”This is an exciting time of growth for Hurricane Electric. Our customers have eagerly anticipated the opening of this new facility. Its size alone will allow us to serve our customers growing demand for colocation space and managed data housing well into the future. And, with our proximity to so many major networks, we anticipate becoming a significant global epicenter of Internet traffic.”
The new colocation facility includes a 24/7 knowledgeable onsite staff, HVAC environmental systems with upflow air conditioning units, conditioned uninterruptible power and back-up generators to prevent energy surges or loss of power, a high-tech security system with digital video surveillance custom designed to monitor every entrance, exit, hallway, and individual cabinet in the colocation facility, and a high-security card key system that monitors and limits access to certain areas in the colocation facility.
Industry standard 19-inch rack mountable cabinets with perforated doors panels, combination-locking doors, and high- powered fans are located in each suite. In addition, Hurricane Electric’s new facility can support high-density applications such as blade servers. New domestic and international clients now have the choice to colocate their equipment in the original San Jose facility, the existing Fremont facility, the New York facility, or the new Fremont facility.
To learn more about Hurricane Electric, please visit: http://www.he.net.