With a OnePort™ many solutions and services can be combined on the same physical interface, as visualised in the OnePort™ Product Guideline.
NL-ix OnePorts™ are available in 30+ carrier neutral datacenters throughout the Netherlands. At some remote sites special pricing applies.
Port speeds of 100 Mbit/s, 1.000 Mbit/s and 10 Gbit/s can be provided at most datacenters. At some sites restrictions or longer delivery times apply.
100 Mbit/s ports are exclusively delivered on UTP (copper) with a RJ45 connector and a fixed port speed, duplex, MDI/MDIX setting on both sides (no autonegotiation or Auto MDI/MDIX).
1.000 Mbit/s ports are by default delivered on multimode 850 nm
(1000Base-SX) fiber with either SC/PC or (depending on the site
and availability LC/PC) connectors.
Singlemode fiber 1310 (1000Base-LX) and other protocols are available upon request and an additional one-time fee, but have a longer delivery time. UTP (1000Base-TX) is not available as it's proven not to be generally stable enough for this purpose.
10 Gbit/s ports are by default delivered on singlemode 1310 nm
(10GBase-LR) fiber with SC/PC connectors.
Multimode fiber 850 nm (10GBase-SR) is not available as distances covered by this standard are to short for practical use between parties in a datacenter. Other protocols (e.g. 10GBase-ZR) is available upon request and and additional one-time fee, but have a longer delivery time.
A NL-ix OnePort™ is an Ethernet services based on Ethernet II framing and supports only IPv4/802.1q/ARP/IPv6 type packets (EtherType 0x0800, 0x8100, 0x0806, 0x86dd) and a maxmium packet size of 1518 bytes (14 bytes MAC header, 4 bytes CRC trailer, 1500 bytes payload) or 4 bytes more for 802.1q. Jumbo frames are not supported.
Short delivery time
Ports, and most services, are delivered within 10 working days after order
acceptance, and often in practice generally even much faster.
If even this is to long for you, we offer expedited install, which reduces the delivery time to max. 5 working days, and ensures first-of-line execution of the order.
Demarcation: patch not included
The demarcation point of OnePort™ is the assigned port on the NL-ix switch (or NL-ix assigned patchpanel port) in the datacenter. The customer is responsible for ordering an end-to-end/port-to-port patchcable with the datacenter from it's own equipment to the assigned NL-ix port. A so called half-way patch as some datacenters offer is not enough.
For UTP patches it is important to order the right type of cable (crossover or straight) with the datacenter and make sure the distance will not be to long (must be less then 100 meters) and the patch is not build by the datacenter using their own switches inbetween to cover the a longer distance.
The NL-ix intrastructure and NL-ix members are protected by Port Security, which enforces that only one ethernet MAC address is allowed per VLAN on the port. Upon violation of that rule, the port is automatically temporarily shut down to make sure that a problem behind one customer port (e.g. MAC flooding, unknown unicast floods, switching loops and broadcast radiation or storms) cannot influence the rest of the NL-ix network and other customers.
By purchasing an NL-ix Port, most of the Peering and Community services become available for free, and/or additional Metro-Ethernet services will be much cheaper.