METRO ETHERNET

Our Metro Ethernet services provide a cost-effective migration path for upgrading TDM networks to flexible, high-performance networks.

Cost-Effective Network Solutions

Atlantic Broadband combines the simplicity and scale of Ethernet with the reliability of our wholly owned and managed advanced fiber network to deliver customized solutions for your business applications. Whether you are consolidating applications, moving your business into the cloud, or collaborating across multiple locations, our Metro Ethernet solutions are designed to support your success.

METRO ETHERNET FEATURES

Scalable

With fully symmetrical speeds that range from
10 Mbps to 10 Gbps, our service gracefully scales to support your business’s growing data needs without the time and expense of adding new equipment.

Safe & Secure

Transfer your data securely by leveraging a dedicated network infrastructure and direct fiber connections to the Atlantic Broadband private managed network. Optional VLANs are also available.

Ultra-Reliable

We own, manage, and proactively monitor both our last mile and our 100 Gbps capable redundant regional networks 24/7/365, delivering 99.95% reliability. SLAs are standard and backed by our responsive local engineering teams for even greater peace of mind.

Cost-Effective

Delivers high-speed Ethernet connectivity that enables your business to employ the latest technologies to combine your voice, video and data networks. Provides significantly improved bandwidth value versus legacy technologies and eliminates the need to purchase expensive CPE.

Compatible

MEF compliance ensures seamless “plug and play” interoperability with your existing network(s), virtually eliminating the need for protocol conversion.

Interconnectivity

Our network connects you to key strategic data centers and points of presence (POPs) in markets across North America and Europe. Whether you are doing business locally or internationally, we are your true networking partner.

Customizable

Multiple topologies are available such as point-to-point, point-to-multipoint or fully meshed multipoint to meet your specific needs. We have bandwidth options for each site and policy options to support your network’s Quality of Service schemes.

 

TYPICAL METRO ETHERNET APPLICATIONS INCLUDE

  • LAN-LAN Connectivity
  • Wide Area Networking
  • Network-to-Network Interfaces (NNI)
  • Data Center Inter-Networking
  • Financial Exchange Inter-Networking
  • Telepresence
  • Cloud Computing
  • Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity

OUR METRO ETHERNET SERVICES

Services Description Topology Technology
Ethernet Private Line (EPL) Port-based Dedicated Layer 2 Ethernet Transport Point-Point Dedicated Fiber Speeds Up to 10 Gbps
Ethernet Virtual Private Line (EVPL) VLAN-based Dedicated Layer 2 Ethernet Transport Point-Point, Hub and Spoke Dedicated Fiber, VLAN Supports Speeds Up to 1 Gbps
Ethernet LAN (E-LAN) VLAN-based Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS) Transport Fully Meshed Multipoint VPLS, Dedicated Fiber Access, VLAN Support Speeds Up to 1 Gbps
E-Dedicated Internet Access (E-DIA) Dedicated Layer 2 Ethernet Transport to the Internet Point-Point Dedicated Fiber, Port or VLAN BGP4 Routing

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YOUR LAST-MILE PROVIDER

Our wholly-owned, last-mile network means your service begins and ends with us. We provide 24/7 monitoring for unrivaled uptime, the best service in the industry, and total accountability.

INTERESTED IN OTHER FIBER SOLUTIONS?

Our experienced account executives can help you decide what’s best for your business and provide a no-obligation quote.