CARRIER SERVICES

MIX offers Carrier specific services at the MIX Datacentre where the MIX Core switches are located. Carriers are able to provide telecommunications services to other entities through their own transmission equipment or optical terminations at this MIX managed Datacentre.

Within a specific, protected part of the colocation facility with guaranteed functionality, MIX carriers are ideally positioned to:

  • Offer Interconnection services to operators connected on the MIX peering LAN
  • Offer IP-Transit services to the wider Internet
  • Interconnect their equipment (active or passive) to other MIX connected networks located in the datacenter

All of this easily, quickly and at a fair cost.

Carriers

Organization Country
Acantho IT
Airbeam IT
Aruba IT
BBanda IT
Briantel IT
BSO Network Solutions UK
BT Italia IT
CDLan IT
CenturyLink Communications Italia IT
Cogent Communications US
Colt Technology Services IT
Digital Telecommunication Services IT
Eolo IT
Equinix (Italia) Enterprises IT
euNetworks IT
Fastweb IT
Fiber Telecom IT
GTT Communications IT
Internet One IT
Irideos IT
Lepida IT
Mediaveneto IT
OpenFiber IT
Qcom IT
Retelit IT
RETN IT
Seeweb IT
Supernap Italia IT
Telecom Italia Sparkle IT
Telia Company IT
TIM IT
Tiscali Italia IT
Trentino Digitale IT
Verizon Italia IT
Vodafone Italia IT
Welcome Italia IT
Wind Tre IT
Xmatica IT

Colocation

This is a supplementary service provided inside the MIX Datacentre which houses the MIX Core switches. The service is provided for the installation of network, routing or transmission equipment for MIX related interconnections and is not intended as a housing/hosting location of other equipment.

This service is made available for Carriers connected to the MIX peering LAN and the equipment can be placed in the following areas of the MIX Datacentre:

  • Blue area – for the installation of peering equipment
  • Red area – for the installation of transmission equipment (ADM, xWDM, SDH, etc.) powered at -48 V DC
  • Green area – for the installation of optical boxes
  • The possibility of Layer1 and/or Layer2 transport services
  • The possibility of providing transit services to other MIX connected networks
  • Guaranteed availability of a colocation space in a professionally equipped area at very low costs; more details about MIX Datacentre
  • First level assistance, fault management and support for the installation of devices
  • MIX NOC staff can quickly and professionally carry out the insertion of cards, connections, tests, etc.
  • Possibility to access the premises on a 24/7 basis

In the Red area

  • Provision of space with a minimum area equal to a 300×600 tile
  • The use of double power feed from a -48V DC energy station
  • Routing of optical fibers and/or copper wires in differentiated raceways

In the Green area

  • 19″ of rack space for the accomodation of optical boxes for fibers to the carrier end
  • Pre-cabling of MM and SM fibers to the MIX switches
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Interconnection to other MIX connected networks (Meet-Me-Room)

The MIX datacenter also acts as a large “Meet-Me-Room” in which all MIX connected networks and Carrier’s equipment can be easily interconnected by making either private peering agreements, by buying and selling of transit, or by interconnecting backbones of the same networks inside the MIX Datacentre and/or between the MIX Datacentre and other data centers connected to it.

  • This service is available for all Carriers present in MIX Datacentre
  • It allows the physical interconnection between active and/or passive devices located in any area of MIX Datacentre via protected and controlled routes
  • Opportunity to create interconnections to all MIX connected networks
  • The realisation of the interconnections in either fiber or copper in differentiated raceways to any part of the MIX Datacentre
  • Fast and efficient implementation of interconnections via the assistance and operational support of the dedicated MIX NOC staff
  • Routing in protected raceways that are only accessible by the MIX NOC staff
  • Control, inventory and labelling of each circuit laid out for the Carrier
  • Drafting of the same circuit by the MIX NOC
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Support and h24 access

MIX provides to Carriers an on-call service with h24x365 formula for any kind of work on their own equipment and circuits installed in MIX Data Center. The carriers can contact the MIX NOC should they require access to the datacenter outside working hours according to the conditions described in L1 and L2 contracts.

The service is divided in two categories:

  • H24 (annual fee) – for equipments installed in Red area and possibly in Green area
  • S24 (fee for intervention) – for equipments installed in Green area
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