Internet Connection with Fabric

Equinix Internet Access offers Fabric users a virtual connection to the internet. You can use the Fabric portal or public API commands to set up and configure your new internet service.


  • You must have an active Equinix Fabric port.

  • Your organization must be onboarded to an Equinix CRH/AM Identity and Access Management (IAM) platform.

  • You cannot use a billing account that requires either a signature or a purchase order (PO). Billing accounts that require POs (also known as PO bearing accounts) or signatures can’t be used to place orders for Internet Access with Fabric.

  • Your Fabric port must be located in one of these supported metros:

    AMER Region
    AT – Atlanta, U.S.
    CH – Chicago, U.S.
    CL – Calgary, Canada
    DC – Ashburn, U.S.
    KA – Kamloops, Canada
    LA – Los Angeles, U.S.
    LM – Lima, Peru
    MI – Miami, U.S.
    MT – Montreal, Canada
    RJ – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    SE – Seattle, U.S.
    SP – São Paulo, Brazil
    ST – Santiago, Chile
    SV – Silicon Valley, U.S.
    VA – Vancouver, Canada
    WI – Winnipeg, Canada

    APAC Region
    MB – Mumbai, India
    OS – Osaka, Japan
    PE – Perth, Australia
    SY – Sydney, Australia

    EMEA Region
    AM – Amsterdam, Netherlands
    BA – Barcelona, Spain
    DB – Dublin, Ireland
    FR – Frankfurt, Germany
    GV – Geneva, Switzerland
    HE – Helsinki, Finland
    HH – Hamburg, Germany
    IL – Istanbul, Turkey
    LD – London, U.K.
    LS – Lisbon, Portugal
    MA – Manchester, U.K.
    ML – Milan, Italy
    MU – Munich, Germany
    PA – Paris, France
    SK – Stockholm, Sweden
    SO – Sofia, Bulgaria
    ZH – Zurich, Switzerland

Supported Configurations

Equinix Internet Access service with Fabric currently supports the following configuration:

  • Single port or single connection

  • Fixed billing account

  • Flexible minimum bandwidth commitment

  • Static, direct, and BGP routing protocol

In addition, Equinix will provide:

  • Internet or WAN-facing IPv4 /30 addresses

  • Optional additional IPv4 /30 to IPV4 /24 for customer devices

If you signed up for Internet Access services during the trial period, your service automatically updates to a paid service for the same configuration, for the price shown when you signed up.

Fabric Portal

See Order Internet Access Using the Fabric Portal for instructions. Once you submit the order with the Fabric portal, your new internet service is available immediately after you place the order, and your new connection can be viewed in the Fabric Connections Inventory and the Internet Access Inventory dashboards.

API Commands

For instructions about using APIs to order services with Fabric, see Order Equinix Internet Access with Fabric.

Once you run the API commands, the internet service is available immediately. And within minutes, your new connection is visible in the Fabric Connections Inventory dashboard and in the Internet Access Inventory dashboard.