IP Transit Bandwidth Services
CIFNet provides your company with the reliability and performance needed to keep your infrastructure connected. Available capacities include T1, T3, Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, and 10 Gigabit Ethernet service. Depending on your location or/and preferences, we offer Ethernet services on either MM (multi-mode), SM (single-mode) fiber, or copper. These services are being provided to customers of CoreSite (formerly CRG West) facility located at 427 S. LaSalle St., Chicago, IL 60605. Redundant hand off, be that fiber or copper, into secondary router or switch is also an option.
Customers with multiple handoffs to CIFNet will be terminated into separate devices. This will provide 100% uptime business continuity, no matter if we are experiencing a hardware failure or performing a scheduled software or hardware upgrade. Of course, standard Force Majeure disclaimers apply. For BGP4 customers we have custom BGP4 communities for smart routing and remote triggered blackholes.
With 12-month contract your last month will be free of charge OR you may have an option to cancel the service within the first 30 days. Please contact us for more details.
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We maintain a cage large enough to hold thousands of servers and the ability to more than double the capacity ensures you, our customer, will have room to grow for years to come
Connection: Redundant GigE and up to 10GigE connections through multiple carriers
We're connected to AboveNet (AS6461), NTT (AS2914), and Savvis (AS3561). Additionally, we do peer at the Any2 Internet Exchange of CRG West. Huge pipes with bandwidth available on demand capacity ensures that your site will be available fast even during peak usage hours. Please follow this link to find out more about our network.
Networking: High End Gigabit Ethernet infrastructure
Cisco Routers and Switches such as 6500 series with SUP720-3BXL engines ensure that your site will not be down as a result of inferior hardware failure. GigE customers are being aggregated into our core -- Cisco 6500 series switches, while 100Mbps customers are being aggregated by Cisco 3560 switches. Network Security: DoS and DDoS attack prevention in place.
For premier clients, we offer high end DoS (Denial of Service) and DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks protection services Cooling: Redundant AC
Running our electrical circuits at 80% (in compliance with the National Electrical Code) max capacity ensures your service will never be short on the power. In addition, we order A and B feeds from two separate power systems. UPS: Full UPS
All equipment is backed up using multiple separate battery backup units. Generator: Full diesel generator backup for all equipment
On top of that, all equipment is on powerful diesel power generators.
And finally, if you are not in 427 S. LaSalle building, we will be more than happy to deliver this bandwidth via the local loop or long-haul carrier of your choice, for an additional fee. Please contact email@example.com and mention CIFNet 427 S. LaSalle Bandwidth in the subject field.