Vertel's core network will now be distributed between Equinix and Global Switch providing even greater resilience and guaranteed network availability for its customers. By establishing both a fibre and microwave connection Vertel has assured complete path diversity – a business continuity strategy being adopted by many of their Government and Enterprise customers.
Further benefits include an expanded choice of peering opportunities. Incorporating a 10Gig of cross connect capacity via the Equinix Ethernet Exchange for the provisioning of global interconnections with carriers, ISP and service providers.
Establishing relationships with multiple providers is easy using Vertel's MEF compliant Layer 2 Carrier Ethernet and co-location services.