CiAN Networks operate a diverse and high capacity network, drawing IP transit services from a range of Tier 1 (primary) and Tier 2 (local diversity) transport providers. Our choice of providers is always carefully considered to provide a balance of shortest path with highest stability. We continually review our relationships to ensure our network capacity remains ahead of our projected needs, and ensuring the lowest latency possible always.

Cogent is a multinational Tier 1 Internet service provider consistently ranked as one of the top five networks in the world. Their primary service offering consists of Internet access and data transport, offered over their award-winning fibre optic, IP data-only network. Cogent provide us with low latency, high bandwidth connectivity to all parts of the world.

Hurricane Electric operates its own global IPv4 and IPv6 network and is considered the largest IPv6 backbone in the world as measured by number of networks connected. Within its global network, Hurricane Electric is connected to over 160 major exchange points and exchanges traffic directly with more than 6,000 different networks. Employing a resilient fibre-optic topology, Hurricane Electric has no less than four redundant paths crossing North America, two separate paths between the U.S. and Europe, and rings in Europe and Asia.

Part of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (top 100 of the Fortune Global 500), NTT Communications is a leading provider of information and communications technology solutions. Employing nearly 22,000 people, and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, they maintain a strong global IP network, one that is particularly resilient across the Asia region providing very high speeds and low latency.

Equinix specialises in global interconnection between organisations and their employees, customers, partners, data and clouds. In the hosting industry their datacentres need no introduction, Equinix is consistently rated one of the top performing providers of carrier neutral location service. In addition to location and cross-connect services, Equinix provide cross-border connectivity to the P.R. China, and low latency dark fibre links between their datacentres.

We are constantly evaluating our partners performance, and on the lookout for new and improved ways to service our clients’ needs, both now and into the future. CiAN Networks are proud to call each of the below our datacenter partners.