Interconnect & Connectivity

Connectivity

Choice of connectivity solutions from a wide variety of service providers. Select the service that suits your requirements.

Internet Exchange

Networks, content providers and enterprises exchange internet traffic through the Internet Exchange.

Save on your IP Transit costs and keep local traffic local.

Cross-Connect

Cross Connect

A cross connect is a point-to-point cable link between two customers in the same PAIX Interconnection Data Centre (IDC). With a cross-connect, you receive a fast, convenient and affordable integration with your business partners and service providers within the PAIX Community.

Cloud Connect

Cloud Connect

Connect to the cloud and network providers of your choice, ensure fast and secure access to your preferred service providers, and bypass the Internet.

The Elements of Reliable Connectivity

Flexibility Point

Flexibility Point​

The Building Flexibility Point is where the fibre enters the building, and connects to the fibre ducts that lead to the carrier equipment in the facility. Usually there are at least two Building Flexibility Points, one called East, and one called West.

Pre-cabling

Pre-cabling

Pre-cabling connects the patch panel in the Customer Cabinet to the Meet-Me-Room patch panel.

Meet-Me-Room

Meet-Me-Room

The Meet-Me-Room is a restricted access and secure area in the PAIX data centre, where cross-connects are made between customers.

Cross-Connect

Cross Connect

A cross-connect is any type of physical connection between two Meet-Me-Room patch panels, in order to establish a connection between two PAIX Community Members in the data centre.

Why choose PAIX?

Communities

Communities

Join the PAIX Customer Community and create new revenue opportunities for your business. Our Customer Success Manager will look after your interests and help you find new business opportunities.

Redundancy

Redundancy

The reliable infrastructure in our facilities ensures that your business never goes down. Fibre enters our building via diverse routes. Multiple carriers connect to the facility. Talk to us about how you can make your infrastructure more reliable for your users.

Coverage

Coverage

Work with PAIX in the geographies where you operate. Expand with us as we develop the footprint and deliver the services across our African footprint.

Faster time-to-market

Prepare for adding new service providers and customers to your network by connecting to the Meet Me Room infrastructure. You can now activate your service on demand.