Internet Peering

CNX offers Internet Peering which gives the participating ISP access to the multitude of networks connected to the CNX IX platform with only one connection – making it very cost-efficient.

Internet Peering is an Ethernet based Unicast service, enabled to support both IPv4 and IPv6 natively. The service offers interface speeds of 1 Gigabit per second Ethernet (GE) or 10 Gigabit per second Ethernet (10GE) or multitudes of these speeds in aggregated set-up. The peering VLAN is monitored 24×7 by our NOC. The service details are:

Ports available

  • 1 Gbit/s “GE” (1000BaseSX, 1000BaseLX, 1000BaseLH)
  • 10 Gbit/s “10GE” (10000BaseLR, 10000BaseER)
  • Link aggregation of the above


  • Provisioning of non-blocking GE, 10GE ports
  • IPv4 and/or IPv6 (native)
  • One IPv4 (1 per port) and/or IPv6 address out of the prefix allocated to CNX
  • Free access to CNX route servers

Service Level & Responsibilities

  • CNX delivers a service from the port to the patch panel
  • CNX is responsible for correct functioning of CNX infrastructure between its switches
  • The customer is responsible for its peering and correct functioning of its own network