Cyxtera Blog: Data Centers

Written by Jonathan Martone on November 13, 2019

FiberLight Now Available in Select Cyxtera Data Centers

FiberLight interconnection services, now available at select Cyxtera Data Center campuses, are ideal for fault tolerant metro and regional routes.


The Cyxtera data center ecosystem portfolio has grown significantly over the past 12 months. Our expansion efforts now include over 300 MW of total global capacity with 60 global data centers distributed at the edge of strategic markets. Customers can consume local traditional data center services, HCI through Nutanix, and HPE bare metals as a service leveraging CXD, Cyxtera’s on-demand data center platform. Cyxtera data centers are home to 600 network points of presence across our global footprint. Giving customers of choice among our highly dense, diverse network services ecosystem to deliver the resiliency and diversity their mission critical workloads require. 

FiberLight Data Center Interconnect is a new design enhancement available for consumption at Cyxtera campus locations including Atlanta, Dallas and Virginia. It is a native Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) system designed to deliver resilient metro services capable of linking Cyxtera data centers with other on-net facilities in the metropolitan area.

These network services offer diverse paths from other Cyxtera ecosystem providers that can be used to build fault tolerant metro routes. In the event a data center customer needs dark fiber as well as additional capacity to a local or national internet exchange (IX), Fiberlight has multiple path route options.

Key benefits include:

  • Increased performance and scale - Enable bandwidth-intensive applications with efficient use of 10Gbps and 100Gbps wave services and expandable equipment to maximize bandwidth availability
  • Faster time to market - Enjoy faster turn up for an application launch with rapid service turn up, usually within two weeks
  • Increased reliability – Experience improved connections and service reliability with routes that are designed to eliminate points of failure and sources of latency between your data center locations
  • High-touch customer service – Easily access  to knowledgeable field resources, offering a more personalized experience for ongoing account management and service maintenance

FiberLight designs, builds and deploys mission-critical high bandwidth networks to ignite client’s digital transformation. With over 14,000 route miles of deep fiber networks and 78,000 pre-qualified near-net buildings, FiberLight operates in over 30 metropolitan areas in the U.S.

Learn more about FiberLight and Cyxtera by visiting the Cyxtera Marketplace.