Hurricane Electric

Paul Ferguson fergdawgster at
Thu Jun 18 03:38:55 UTC 2009

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On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 8:29 PM, David Klann<klann at> wrote:

> On Wed, 17 Jun 2009 19:41:23 -0500
> Paul Stewart <pstewart at> wrote:
>> Looking for some feedback on using Hurricane Electric as an upstream?
> Hi Paul,
> My employer, Airstream Communications, uses HE for one of its three
> upstream Internet providers. We have an asymmetric 1GB inbound, and
> 512MB outbound connection with them. I'm not involved in the financial
> side of things, but from a technical perspective we've had an
> excellent relationship with them.
> Rock solid connection, and helpful technical support. One of our
> customers, and our DNS server were the subjects of a DDoS attack a few
> months ago. While our other upstream providers were trying to find the
> official process for helping us out, HE had already null routed the
> destination IP addresses for us. They were also very easy to work with
> in getting the service restored to those addresses.
>  -David Klann
>  Airstream Communications

- From a security perspective, HE has always been cooperative working with
the security community.

Recall the McColo disconnect late last year? Hurricane Electric was very
helpful. :-)

- - ferg

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