Ethernet VPLS (Virtual Private LAN Service)

With Cogent's Ethernet VPLS, you can fully mesh all of your sites with the simplicity of a single port at each location. VPLS is the perfect product for any-to-any / multipoint-to-multipoint communication between your offices and data centers whether across the street or across the globe.

Cogent's all-optical IP backbone provides you with a reliable network for metropolitan, national and global VPLS services. Our network is connected to 2,823 buildings in over 206 markets across the globe. Available in speeds of 100 Mbps to 10 Gbps, VPLS fully meshes all of your sites into a single LAN.

Product Features

FULL SLA. Our SLA guarantees 100% global network availability.

RAPID INSTALLATION. Your service will be installed in 17 days or less in On-Net buildings (Off-Net installations range from 45 - 90 days).

CUSTOMER SUPPORT. Technical expertise is just a phone call away 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

SIMPLE HANDOFF. No special wiring. No disruptions. No delays. Just a simple Ethernet handoff.

EASY-TO-UNDERSTAND BILLING. With flat rate pricing, each port is billed at the same rate each month, with no hidden surprises.

Interfaces / Speeds

Metro / National / Global Fast Ethernet (100 Mbps). A popular option among our Enterprise customers, many use Cogent's FastE connections to create connections among multiple office locations or implement a redundant or backup network or access remote storage locations.

Metro / National / Global Gigabit Ethernet (From 200 Mbps to 1,000 Mbps). Cogent's VPLS GigE connections are popular with large Enterprise customers who need room to grow and take advantage of video distribution to multiple offices at the same time, remote learning, internal application access and more.

Metro / National / Global 10 Gigabit Ethernet (From 2,000 Mbps to 10,000 Mbps). Designed for high speed applications, Cogent's VPLS 10GigE connections give you that robust connection you need to ensure maximum performance of your most bandwidth intensive applications and needs.


Customer Service

Cogent Communications

Cogent is one of the world's largest Internet Service Providers, delivering high quality Internet, Ethernet and Colocation services to over 87,200 Enterprise and NetCentric customers. Cogent serves over 206 markets in 46 countries across its facilities-based, all-optical IP network.

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