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LUMEN® ETHERNET

Boost productivity and minimize costs with high-capacity, easy-to-scale bandwidth that serves your employees, partners and customers across multiple locations.

High-Bandwidth 30 Gbps Ethernet now available in 30+ markets1

Get cost-effective, high-bandwidth Ethernet with next-gen architecture that standardizes 100G UNIs and enables up to 30 Gbps EVCs to drive your business.

Frost & Sullivan 2021 Best Practices Award, United States Business Carrier Ethernet Services Market Leadership

Benefits

Flexibility

Optimized bandwidth

Manage increasing capacity demands without committing to excess bandwidth. Add or remove connections between data centers and cloud providers in real time and automatically flex bandwidth up to 3x on demand.

Security

Strengthened security

Securely access mission-critical cloud applications with built-in threat protection, proactive monitoring and end-to-end visibility.

Managed Services IT-Consulting Services

Simplified visibility and management

Monitor network performance and utilization metrics on an end-to-end, site-to-site basis.

Lumen Ethernet solutions

Our automated solutions adjust to changing bandwidth needs in real time for greater visibility, connectivity, control and efficiency.

Lumen® E-Line Service

Reliable, scalable options for point-to-point (EPL or EVPL) and hub-and-spoke (EVPL) configurations.

Lumen® E-LAN Service

Seamless LAN-to-LAN connectivity with no need for WAN expertise or costly added equipment.

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Features and Specs

  • Services available in 300+ markets in 60 countries across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific
  • Layer 2 Ethernet over private MPLS backbone
  • Comprehensive self-service portal with personalized dashboard, on-demand order capabilities, and robust network performance reporting
    • Network Visibility provides site-specific end-to-end views of critical network performance metrics
  • Turnkey solutions with Lumen℠ Building Extensions* and Advanced Technical Solutions
  • MEF CE 3.0 industry standards certification to support multiple configurations
  • Two Class of Service models:
    • Single-CoS – Basic, Enhanced, or Dedicated on a per-EVC basis
    • Multi-CoS* on a per-frame basis
  • Multiple topologies available with use cases including disaster recovery, data replication, centralized storage and archiving, and internal voice and video conferencing
  • Easily connect your sites with Cloud Service Providers

  • Flexible bandwidth options ranging from 2 Gbps up to 30 Gbps*
  • Port Speeds: 100 Mbps, 1 Gbps, 10 Gbps, 100 Gbps*
  • Dynamic Capacity offers up to 3X bandwidth scaling

  • Your traffic is logically separated on the Lumen backbone to create a completely private Layer 2 network 
  • 24/7/365 Network Operations Center (NOC) Support

  • Lumen® Dynamic Capacity* - Scale bandwidth up to 3X on demand or with Network Visibility to automatically accommodate traffic fluctuations from planned or unplanned events
  • Lumen® Cloud Connect Dynamic Connections* - Add or remove private connections to your locations or Cloud Service Providers in real time, billed on a pay-as-you-go model, via the Control Center portal or API integration

*Subject to availability

Award-winning Ethernet services

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2022 Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Award for Market Leadership of Business Carrier Ethernet Services in the United States

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#1 U.S. Ethernet Provider out of 6 providers

Resources

1Available in Albuquerque, Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Ft. Lauderdale, Houston, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Nashville, New York, Newark, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Portland, Richmond, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, Spokane, Sunnyvale, and Washington, D.C.