New User Registration for Network Edge

PurposeSign up for an Equinix Fabric account to order Network Edge Virtual Devices and Equinix Fabric Virtual Connections. This portal account will give you Administrator account access if you are the first user signing up for your company.I you need to onboard more users in your organization after the first user account, access the Administration section in the Equinix Fabric portal. For more information about managing Network Edge permissions, see Manage Network Edge Permissions.

Set Up New User

  1. Go to the Equinix Fabric portal and click Create your account.

  2. In the Create New User form, enter your user credentials and profile information as required.
  3. Note: The username must be unique with at least eight characters. Only alphanumeric characters, numbers, and special characters are allowed. The password must be unique and at least eight characters, one special character, one alphabetical character, and a number. For special characters, refer to the instruction shown for each field.

  4. In the Terms of Use section, review the Terms of Use and then select I have read and agree to the Terms of Use.

  5. In the Privacy Statement section, review and accept the Privacy Statement and then select Use of your data on this portal (Required for portal access).

  6. Click Next.

  7. On the Security Settings section, set a Service Desk PIN, select three Security Questions, and click Register.

    Note: Remember your PIN as you will need it to reset your password. You can't repeat a security question or answer.

  8. You will receive an email with an account verification link. Click that link. Once your account is verified, you can log in to your new account.

  9. Go to the Equinix Fabric portal and enter your credentials to log in to the portal.

Network Edge Free Trial

New Equinix Fabric customers can sign up for a two-weeks free of charge Network Edge Trial. During this trial period, new users will not be charged for specific types of network edge functions and virtual connections. To seamlessly convert the trial devices into production, users are required to add a billing account before the end of trial period.

Trial Information Description
Duration 14 days after signing up for free trial
User Account Type New user with legitimate business email address, or existing Equinix Fabric / IBX user who has not used the Network Edge service before
Available VNF Type All vendors (Cloud routers, NGFWs, SD-WAN Gateways, etc.) are supported
VNF Size Limited to Small (2 Core VNFs) only
VNF Numbers 2 VNFs, or 1 Redundant Pair VNF, or 1 Clustered VNF deployment
Virtual Connections 4 Virtual Connections (You need your CSP (Cloud Service Provider) portal accounts to connect Network Edge devices to AWS, Azure, GCP, etc.) Bring Your Own Connection (BYOC) is not available for trial users.
Available Metros All metros are supported for trials
Post Trial VNFs provisioned in the trial period can be migrated to production after creating a billing account. However, the size of the VNF cannot be changed during migration. If different resource sizes need to be provisioned, reprovisioning is highly recommended. If a billing account is not created after the trial period ends, all VNFs are deprovisioned.

If you are new to Network Edge, the Try Network Edge for Free banner will appear on the top of your Fabric portal landing page.

  1. Click Start the Free Trial in the banner. The trial period starts right after clicking Start the Free Trial.

  1. Enter your contact information and click Continue. All fields are required.

  2. Review and accept the Digital Services Agreement by scrolling through the terms and conditions, then select I have read and understand these terms.

  3. Click Accept.

Note: Click Convert to a Full Account at any time during your trial to convert to a production account. You must add a billing account to your trial in order to convert to a customer account.