About Equinix Fabric

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:

Port options:

  • 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

SLA Availability:

  • 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.