The London Metro Ethernet Network

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  • An IPv4/v6 dual-stack MPLS network built on Juniper Networks EX switching and MX routing equipment.
  • Fully diverse paths are utilised throughout to mitigate single failures.
  • Docklands sites are on 10Gbps leased fibre, giving sub-10ms convergence in most cases.
  • IP transit routing is a multi-homed BGP mix of Tier 1 carriers with peering in UK and Europe.
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  • Extensive data centre portfolio within Docklands and Greater London.
  • Major carrier sites on-net including Telehouse, Telecity and GlobalSwitch.
  • Four outer London data centres on-net for high power, low bandwidth and disaster recovery requirements.
  • With all practical safeguards in place, we strive for 100% uptime across our core metro and transit network.
  • All core, edge and access networking equipment, and optionally client services, are monitored 24/7.
  • Our support desk is staffed 24/7 by real technicians, to ensure prompt and helpful trouble resolution.

Peering Partners

NTT Communications, TeliaSonera IC, LINX, France-IX

Data Centres On-Net

Telehouse North, Telehouse East, Telehouse West, Telecity Harbour Exchange, Telecity Sovereign House, Telecity Meridian Gate, Global Switch London, Pulsant South London Croydon, 4D Byfleet Surrey, BIS Greenwich, QiComm Tutis Point, SafeHosts Great Dover Street London Bridge

Vendor Partners

Juniper Networks, HP ProCurve, Dell

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