Primary ASN: 6939
Peering Policy Open
Traffic Levels

10~20 Gbps

Hurricane Electric is an Internet service provider based in Fremont, California. It offers IPv6 services.[1][2][3]

IP Peering

Hurricane Electric connects to a limited number of public peering points in Asia, North America and Europe.

They were ranked first among Internet hosting companies by reliability in 2007 by Netcraft.[4]


Hurricane Electric offers free IPv6 tunnel brokering in an effort to increase their IPv6 footprint.[5]


  1. Cherry, Steven (January 27, 2011). "IPv6 is Coming--Just in Time". IEEE Spectrum. "Hurricane Electric is a global Internet backbone provider that claims to have the largest IPv6 network in the world." 
  2. Vaughan-Nichols, Steven J. (August 22, 2011). "Hurricane Electric takes its IPv6 expertise to the datacenter". ZDNet. 
  3. Mills, David (May 18, 2012). "Fremont’s Hurricane at the center of IP storm". Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal. 
  4. Paul Mutton (Dec. 17, 2007). Hurricane Electric is the Most Reliable Hosting Company in November 2007.
  5. Henderson, Nicole (June 6, 2011). Hurricane Electric Launches Premium IPv6 Tunnel Broker Service. Web Host Industry Review.
  6. "Hurricane Electric Continues to Expand Global Network Reach with New Point-of-Presence at Standard Connections in Toronto". Internet Weekly News via HighBeam Research (NewsRX). 2010.  (subscription required)
  7. "Hurricane Electric Predicts Exhaustion of IPv4 Address Space will Occur Next Week". China Weekly News via HighBeam Research (NewsRX). 2011.  (subscription required)
  8. Srivastava, Mandira (August 22, 2011). "Hurricane Electric Advises Data Center Managers to Move to IPv6 to Avoid Costly Capital Expenditures". InfoTECH spotlight. 
  9. "Hurricane Electric Advises Data Center Managers to Move to IPv6 to Avoid Costly Capital Expenditures". Misson Critical Magazine. August 18, 2011. 
  10. Bookman, Samantha (June 7, 2011). "Owen DeLong, Hurricane Electric, on evangelizing IPv6 and the challenges ahead". Fierce Telecom. 
  11. A Yadav, P Abad, H Shah…. IPv6 protocol adoption in the US: Why is it so slow?. “"In the United States one of the heavyweights in the IPv6 deployment is Hurricane Electric. With a fully functional IPv6 network and Autonomous System (AS6939), Hurricane Electric, was one of the early adopters of IPv6 technology."”
  12. Rath, John (May 27, 2011). "Roundup: Hurricane Electric, Equinix, Latisys". Data Center Knowledge. 

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