Security Authentication

Identity Federation can be activated at the organization level by the Master Administrator for that organization. To use federation, configure your organization’s IdP and the Equinix account to trust each other.

  • Organizations control their user’s credentials while maintaining the stronger passwords aligned with their corporate policies.
  • Identity federation is supported with SAML 2.0 IdPs only.
  • Federation disables the standard user name and password log-in mechanism for all users of that organization by default.

Note: To initiate the process for Identity Federation, you can either send an email to, or generate a service ticket from the ECX FabricECX Fabric is an advanced interconnection solution that improves performance by providing a direct, private network connection portal.