Equinix FabricEquinix Fabric is an advanced interconnection solution that improves performance by providing a direct, private network connection.™ is a software-defined interconnection service that allows any business to connect its own distributed infrastructure to any other company's infrastructure on Platform Equinix ® across a globally connected network.
You can use Equinix Fabric to connect to:
- Service Providers – Cloud, Network, and other service providers – see Search Availability of Providers
- Another Equinix Fabric customer
- Enterprises – Other Equinix customers, vendors, and partners
- Myself – Another instance deployed within your company's Equinix Fabric deployment
Your physical devices within an IBX data center
Your virtual resources on Equinix Metal
Your virtual devices such as routers, firewalls and SD-WAN gateways available on Network Edge
Your subscription-based timing services on Equinix Precision Time
Equinix Fabric Features
The Equinix Fabric platform has several features to enhance your distributed networking infrastructure, including:
1 Gbps, 10 Gbps, and 100 Gbps bandwidths available
Includes cross-connect cables from your customer cage to an Equinix Fabric port
ConnectionConnection 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, might involve several parts or components, and can be created from the portal or with APIs. options:
Bandwidth tiers from 50 Mbps to 10 Gbps
Adjust connection speeds in real time
Layer 2 and Layer 3 configuration options available
99.999% (dual ports)
99.9% (single port)
Equinix Fabric Connectivity Overview
Equinix Fabric is a complete solution platform supporting several industry-standard networking services and topologies.
Equinix Fabric Architecture
Equinix Fabric is accessed through the Equinix Fabric web portal, and is enhanced by using the Equinix Fabric REST APIs to connect to Cloud Service Providers as well as internal and external Enterprise networks.
See the Equinix Fabric data page for data sheets and a current list of service providers.