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Cross Connects

Cross Connects

Secure, dedicated, point-to-point networking to connect your workloads and applications across the data center, campus or metro.


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Scale Your Business with Direct Connections


One of the biggest advantages of colocating your workloads in a DataBank data center is the ability to leverage direct connectivity from your infrastructure to a rich ecosystem of customers, carriers, cloud, content and application providers within our data centers and between our nearby data centers on the same campus.

Cross Connects provide dedicated, point-to-point connections between two customers in the same DataBank data center. With cross connects, you receive the most secure, reliable, and efficient way to connect your infrastructure to other customers within the same DataBank data center enabling your business to scale and to achieve affordable integration and exchange data.

Order Cross Connects here: DataBank Customer Portal


The Customer Portal Advantage
  • Add new orders and enter disconnect orders
  • Instantly submit an order and receive ticket status
  • Streamline the ordering process
  • Reduce delivery times
  • Empower your team with control and visibility
  • View existing cross connects
  • View price, cost, term, and Letters of Authorization (LOAs)
  • View circuit IDs and carriers
  • Expedite orders
  • Order remote hands for related patch cables
  • Specify a “need by” date
  • Download a fully executed copy of the order
Common Use Cases
  • Private peering
  • Connect to private WANs
  • Connect to a central switching fabric
  • Receive and deliver services
  • Exchange traffic


Intra-Building Riser
  • Provides a pre-run SMF connection enabling customers to connect to another suite within a multi-tenant building
  • DataBank colocation customers can leverage the carrier density within the building by selecting a carrier even when the carrier (or another customer) is not directly within DataBank’s suite but is still present within the same building
  • Provides the benefit of gaining fast and reliable access to a wide range of partners and their services
  • Enables carrier connectivity by granting the innerduct customer permission to enter the DataBank data center for connectivity via the use of DataBank-owned, dedicated, and secure facility
  • This connectivity can be carrier-to-customer or customer-to-customer
  • Provides the unique benefit that allows DataBank customers to pull fiber into the DataBank data center
Campus Cross Connect
  • Campus cross connects can be used by customers to connect to one another between data centers on the same campus
  • This service is a Layer 1, dark fiber, SMF product
  • Provides the benefit of gaining fast and reliable access to a wide range of partners and their services

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