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ETHERNET

Lumen® Ethernet solutions securely link data centers, clouds, offices, VPNs and LANs with dynamic flexibility and dedicated connections that run on our global adaptive network.

Powerful point-to-point or point-to-multipoint connectivity

Lumen® E-Line Service provides the same security and reliability of a traditional private line service, with dedicated, scalable bandwidth connectivity options that improve flexibility and operational efficiencies for point-to-point (EPL or EVPL) and hub-and-spoke (EVPL) network configurations.

Benefits

Optimized bandwidth

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.

 

Strengthened security

Strengthened security

Securely access mission-critical cloud applications with built-in threat protection.

Enhanced performance and management

Enhanced performance and management

Maximize reliability, cost effectiveness and visibility into your network performance. Get visibility into network performance and utilization on an end-to-end, site-by-site basis.

Features and Specs

  • Point-to-point

  • Single Ethernet Virtual Connection (EVC) delivers bandwidth between two User Network Interfaces (UNIs)

  • Dedicated capacity for high priority traffic

  • Fully transparent to pass wider variety of traffic types

  • Single Class of Service (CoS)

  • Point-to-point

  • Point-to-multipoint (ideal for supporting remote sites via centralized data centers)

  • Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs) direct traffic across multiple EVCs

  • Dedicated capacity for high priority traffic

  • Whole EVC gets same prioritization for simplicity

  • Fully transparent to pass wider variety of traffic types

  • Services available in 300+ markets in 60 countries across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific

  • Comprehensive self-service portal with personalized dashboard, on-demand order capabilities, and robust reports and network tools

  • Easily connect customer sites with Cloud Service Providers

  • Turnkey solutions with Lumen℠ Building Extensions* and Advanced Technical Solutions

  • CE MEF2.0 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
  • Enhanced Management for site specific SLAs and end-to-end network visibility

  • Layer 2 Ethernet over private MPLS backbone

  • Lumen® Enhanced Management. Provides visibility into performance statistics on an end-to-end, site-by-site basis, so you can better monitor and optimize your network.

  • Lumen® Dynamic Capacity. Scale bandwidth up to 3X on demand with Enhanced Management to automatically accommodate traffic fluctuations from planned or unplanned events.**

  • Lumen® Cloud Connect Dynamic Connections. Link your data center and cloud environments in real time with a high-speed, flexible network experience and enhanced control.**

  • Proactive monitoring and built-in threat protection plus 24/7/365 Network Operations Center (NOC) Support

 

  • Ideal for disaster recovery, high-performance centralized computing, data replication, storage and archiving, and internal voice and video conferencing

  • Flexible bandwidth options ranging from 2 Gbps up to 6 Gbps

  • Up to 99.99% availability end-to-end backed by SLAs****

  • Dynamic Capacity offers 3X bandwidth scaling plus broad visibility and control

  • Availability SLA: 99.999%

  • Port Speeds: 100 Mbps, 1 Gbps, 10 Gbps

*Available in select countries

** Available in select configurations

*** Speeds subject to availability

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