Metro Connect

Connecting down the street or across town, we have you covered

Cyxtera provides metro area network connectivity between our campuses and select regional network exchanges in key markets. For metro connections in other markets, Cyxtera’s ecosystem of network and fiber providers are just a cross connect away.

Cyxtera Metro Connect Includes:

  • Secure encrypted layer 1 or 2 connection
  • Cross connects in Cyxtera facilities
  • 24/7 monitoring with a 99.999% or better SLA
  • Path and port redundancy options

How It Works

Metro Connect is a highly reliable, encrypted network service based on Cyxtera’s state-of-the-art Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) managed fiber technology. It securely links our data center campuses and affiliate facilities in the same metropolitan area. Metro Connect enables you to stretch your layer 1 or 2 networks between campuses and seamlessly link deployments or create availability zones.

Available Markets

Metro RegionCyxtera Data Centers
Chicago ORD1, ORD2
London LHR1, LHR2, LHR3
Los Angeles LAX1, LAX2, LAX3
Phoenix PHX1, PHX2
New York / New Jersey EWR1, EWR2, EWR3
Silicon Valley SFO1, SFO2, SFO3
Washington D.C. IAD1, IAD2, IAD3

Metro Connect Dedicated

Metro Connect Dedicated is delivered as a single threaded Ethernet Private Line that traverses Cyxtera’s encrypted optical wavelength network. Available in 10 and 100 Gbps connections, this service can be delivered with redundant path and port options to protect against network transport and CPE failures. Cyxtera engineers are ready to help you design the metro network that best suits your needs.

Metro Connect Dedicated Redundancy Options

Single port, single path No failover; recommended for non-critical connections or when network failover is managed by customer
Single port, dual path Network transport failover managed by Cyxtera
Dual ports, dual path Network transport and CPE failover managed by customer

Connecting with Metro Fiber and Network Providers

In addition to our Metro Connect service, Cyxtera’s network-neutral Meet Me Rooms in all of our data centers provide access to multiple local and regional network service and dark fiber providers. Each of these providers are just a cross connect away from your colocation deployments and IT assets in Cyxtera data centers.

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