Metro Connect

Whether you’re connecting down the street or across town, we have you covered. Metro Connect enables direct metro area network connectivity between our campuses and select regional network exchanges.

Take advantage of a broader range of carriers and service providers, and support IT infrastructure growth without worrying about capacity constraints, all with the advantage of working with a single data center provider.

For metro connections in other markets, our ecosystem of network and fiber providers are just a Cross Connect away.

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Secure connections

Secure encrypted layer 1 or layer 2 connections.

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Flexible cross connect

Cross connects in Cyxtera facilities.

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High reliability connections

99.9999% SLA with 24/7 monitoring.

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Redundancy options

Path and port redundancy options protect against transport and CPE failures.

How It Works

Metro Connect is a highly reliable, encrypted network service based on our 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.

Metro Connect Dedicated

Delivered as a single-threaded Ethernet Private Line that traverses our 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.

Metro Connect Dedicated Redundancy Options

Single port, single pathNo failover; recommended for non-critical connections or when network failover is managed by customer
Single port, dual pathNetwork transport failover managed by Cyxtera
Dual ports, dual pathNetwork transport and CPE failover managed by customer

Order Metro Connects

Contact us to get started with Metro Connect in your Cyxtera colocation environment. We will help you design the metro network that best suits your needs.

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Metro Connect Guide

To learn more about creating and configuring Metro Connects, please visit our Documentation guide.

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The importance of customer-centric connectivity

Efficiently connect to your environments while containing costs and enabling your hybrid IT to rapidly scale. Your business is always the focus of each of our interconnection solutions.

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Customer Portal

Monitor, manage, and control your infrastructure from anywhere with our dedicated customer portal.

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Colocation

Our network of global data centers provides an exceptional level of performance, security and reliability.

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At Cyxtera, your success is our success. We’re happy to help with any questions, please let us know how we can help with your next IT solution.

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