Metro Connectivity

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Connect with more customers without deploying extra equipment

Metro connectivity brings the power of Ethernet to a metro area network, (MAN/WAN) offering cost efficient, robust and scalable local area network (LAN) bandwidth options, to support even the most demanding of applications.

Over the years, IX Reach has developed extensive metropolitan networks in major cities and a presence in all the most popular and well connected data centres. As a result, expanding your network and increasing the number of carriers, CDNs, ISPs, cloud services and financial enterprises accessible over your own network couldn’t be easier.

Features and Benefits

  • Protected and unprotected circuits
  • FE, GE and 10GE ports
  • Available between all on-net data centres
  • Ethernet and DWDM waves
  • Main cities: Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London, Manchester, New York and Paris
  • Access to all major Internet Exchange Points
  • Flexible and scalable CDR speeds from 100Mbps to 10Gbps
  • Services available via a single cross connect
  • Burstable solutions
  • Full SLA assurance
  • Single point of contact for legal, billing and technical
  • 24/7 NOC for monitoring and support

Main Metro Connectivity Locations

  • Amsterdam: Equinix AM1, AM2 and AM3, EvoSwitch AMS1, Global Switch, Interxion AMS3 and AMS5 (Schiphol Rijk), NIKHEF, TelecityGroup AMS1, AMS2, AMS4 and AMS5, and SARA
  • Frankfurt: Equinix, FR1, FR2, FR4 and FR5 (ancotel), E-Shelter, Interxion FRA1-7, Itenos, TelecityGroup Gutleutstrasse, and NewTelco
  • London: Epsilon Global Hub, Interxion LON1 and LON2, London Global Switch North (1), London Global Switch East (2), LDeX1 , Level 3 Goswell Road, TelecityGroup London 1(Bonnington House), TelecityGroup Harbour Exchange 6/7 and 8/9, TelecityGroup Sovereign House, TelecityGroup Meridian Gate, TelecityGroup Powergate 1 and 2, Telehouse East, North and West, Equinix LD3, LD4 and LD5 and Telstra London Hosting Centre.
  • Manchester: Joule House, Reynolds House (IFL2), Williams House, Kilburn House, Synergy House (UK Grid)
  • New York: Equinix 111 8th (NY9), Telx 111 8th (NY2), zColo 111 8th, Equinix 60 Hudson (NY8), Telx 60 Hudson (NY1), zColo 60 Hudson, Coresite 32 Avenue, Telehouse Chelsea 85 10th, 325 Hudson, Equinix 2/4/5 275 Hartz, Equinix BMMR 165 Halsey (NY1)
  • Paris: Equinix PA2 and PA3, Interxion (Aubervilliers Cedex), Interxion PAR1, PAR2 and PAR5,  Telehouse 1 and 2, TelecityGroup Condorcet, TelecityGroup Courbevoie, Global Switch and LDCOM Netcenter.

Combine with IX Reach’s Global high-speed capacity to access more major metro areas and interconnection hubs


  • Metro Connectivity Product Sheet

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