Glossary & Key Terms

Space

An area within a data center PodPod - A section of a data center, denoted by the letter after the data center code., usually surrounded by a cage and housing one or more racks of equipment.

Pod

A section of a data center, denoted by the letter after the data center code.

Ecosystem Connect

An essential part of interconnection in the Cyxtera ecosystem, Ecosystem Connect provides structured cabling from a Space to the within a Cyxtera Data Center. It is required for Cross ConnectCross Connect - A physical connection between an Ecosystem Connect panel of one provider to an Ecosystem Connect panel of another provider within a Cyxtera Meet Me Room. and Cyxtera Ports. For further information, see service description.

Cross Connect

A physical connection between an Ecosystem ConnectEcosystem Connect - An essential part of interconnection in the Cyxtera ecosystem, Ecosystem Connect provides structured cabling from a Space to the Meet Me Room within a Cyxtera Data Center. It is required for Cross Connects and Cyxtera Ports. panel of one provider to an Ecosystem Connect panel of another provider within a Cyxtera . For further information, see service description.

Riser Connect

Riser Connect is an outbound dark fiber or copper connection from a Cyxtera data center to an area managed by a 3rd party data center located in the same building. For further information, see service description.

Metro Connect

Metro Connect service provides customers the ability to connect their own environments or connect to another ecosystem member that is located in another Cyxtera data center or non-Cyxtera data center (where available) within the same metropolitan area. For further information, see service description.