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Equinix Metro Connect

Equinix Metro Connect™ provides highly reliable network connectivity across multiple IBX® data centers in a metropolitan area, giving you direct access to more than 50+ networks and 175+ enterprises as well as cloud, digital content, and financial companies.


A Full Suite of Options

Equinix offers both dedicated Layer 1 and switch-based Layer 2 services. The interface and speed options range from 100M FastE up to 10GigE—both active and passive solutions.

All Metro Connect service types include an end-to-end connection inclusive of a cross connect at the customer demarcation in our IBX data centers (typically the customer cage fiber distribution panel). It also includes media converters where necessary.

Interface and Speed Options:

  • 100M—FastE electrical hand off
  • 1000M—GigE optical single mode fiber
  • 10000M—10GigE optical multi-mode or single-mode fiber
  • 10000M—10GigE optical multi-mode or single-mode fiber channelized ITU Grid C.Band


Connectivity and hardware sections may vary by IBX location.