Equinix Cross Connects provide direct access to thousands of networks and enterprises, cloud service providers and digital content providers in Equinix International Business Exchange (IBX) data centers.
Cross Connects allow network providers to efficiently distribute content or exchange data, and deploy applications in the cloud. It minimizes latency by connecting to multiple infrastructures within a data center.
Equinix Cross Connects provide access to a vibrant digital ecosystem of business partners and service providers, including 1,800+ networks, 2,900+ cloud and IT service providers, 650+ digital content providers, and 1,250+ financial enterprises platform wide.
Cross ConnectionConnection is a general term that refers to any solution that results in the ability to pass data from one point to another. Connections can be made with Layer 2 or Layer 3 technology, may involve several parts or components and can be created from the portal or with APIs in a variety of ways. eliminates the need for local loops, and expensive dark fiber trenching. Proximity to your partners and customers reduces latency, improves speed and reliability, and accelerates provisioning.
Every installation is designed to simplify cable management, and optimize scalability. By interconnecting your partner ecosystem, you can flexibly customize your digital edge.
Equinix Cross Connects provides affordable connectivity by provisioning within 24 hours.
For information on Cross ConnectA Cross Connect is a point-to-point cable link between two customers in the same Equinix IBXdata center. With cross connects customers receive a fast, convenient and affordable integration with business partners and service providers within the Equinix digital ecosystem. They also get highly reliable, extremely low-latency communication, system integration and data exchange Collateral, see Cross Connects data sheet.