HOSTKEY’s network is built on reliable and secure equipment from leading global manufacturers such as Cisco, Arista and Juniper. It is connected to the largest carriers and traffic exchange points, which guarantees the availability of resources.
HOSTKEY has a reserved connection to euNetworks, HE.net networks and several traffic exchange points, in particular AMS-IX, Speed-IX, Data-IX and Global-IX
euNetworks owns its own optical network, which covers all the data centers in Amsterdam and many central communication hubs.
Hurricane Electric operates its own global IPv4 and IPv6 network and is considered the largest IPv6 backbone in the world as measured by the number of networks connected. Within its global network, Hurricane Electric is connected to over 200 major exchange points and exchanges traffic directly with more than 7,500 different networks. Employing a resilient fiber-optic topology, Hurricane Electric has no less than five redundant 100G paths crossing North America, five 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 PoP in Australia. See HE 3D Network Map.
AMS-IX, Speed-IX, Data-IX and Global-IX
Connecting to internet exchange providers allows our clients to access the best route to resources on the Internet.
HOSTKEY has its own connection point at NIKHEF, which allows direct connections to the world's major telecom operators and telecommunications companies that are also present at NIKHEF.
Cogent is a global Tier 1 internet service provider consistently ranked as one of the top 5 networks in the world. Cogent's global Tier 1 optical IP network is one of the largest in the world. Being a facilities-based carrier, Cogent takes advantage of full end-to-end control over its transport and routing technology to provide reliable and scalable service. Cogent's network is IPv6 and MPLS enabled, providing state-of-the-art solutions for businesses.
It allows us to provide our clients’ networks with excellent connectivity with minimal lag, thus ensuring complete redundancy.
HOSTKEY’s network in New York is connected to HE.net and the Opti9 network, ensuring excellent connectivity and flexible traffic routing.
Hurricane Electric's International Internet backbone is ranked among the top in the world. Connections ranging from multiple 10GigE (10,000 Mbps) to multiple 100GigE (100 Gbps) form rings connecting Hurricane’s core routers. See HE 3D Network Map.
Opti9 maintains direct, carrier-neutral connectivity to providers for primary transit, including Verizon, Level 3 Communications, GTT Communications and TeliaSonera; for transport, providers include Verizon Business; Verizon Core; Lightpath; Lightower Fiber Networks; AboveNet (now part of Zayo Group); XO Communications; and GigLinx. Learn more about Opti9
Looking Glass allows you to perform basic checks and diagnostics on the HOSTKEY Network status and retrieve data from the routing table. This service is designed primarily for users who have a basic understanding of the functioning of the Internet.
We can provide private connectivity with end-to-end service assurance from customer premises to private cloud, SaaS, and hyperscale clouds such as AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, and more. We connect to customers’ existing network via private transport, MPLS, physical cross-connect, interconnection fabrics. HOSTKEY also manages connectivity, security and performance across customers’ hybrid environments.