Dark Fibre Connectivity - Optical Connect

Dark fibre connections for seamless connectivity. Pulsant’s Optical Connect services keep your business systems available

Optical Connect
Optical Connect

Business critical connectivity, dark fibre connections

Choosing the right type of connectivity is crucial to maintaining the efficiency of your business systems. This is why Pulsant has a range of datacentre connectivity options available to connect customers to our datacentres and connectivity hubs, and will work with you to find the right option that suits your needs.

When low latency and high bandwidth are required for high-performance systems, optical fibre is the only answer. Pulsant’s Optical Connect service provides dark fibre optical waves for the customer to “light” their desired networking protocol.

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Dark fibre connections for optimum performance

Optical Connect provides an optical wave on the dark fibre between Pulsant’s datacentres, giving you the best possible results for latency and bandwidth. We impose no networking equipment as part of the service, so the fibre connects directly to the customer’s equipment in the datacentre for maximum performance.

Optical wavelength services provide protocol transparency, low latency connections with dedicated optically isolated bandwidth and fully documented diversity between Pulsant’s datacentres and points of presence.

Each customer is given a dedicated optical wave on the Pulsant-owned fibre network that connects our datacentres with each other and with third-party PoPs (points of presence) for connectivity to the wider internet.

Diversity of routes and simplicity

Pulsant runs diverse fibre routes into most of our datacentres.
The optical network is active/active meaning all routes are available all the time, so no failover mechanism is required

Low latency

We place no networking equipment in the fibre route, which ensures the latency we can offer is the maximum that the fibre can physically support

High capacity

Pulsant fibre provides a guaranteed 10gbps bandwidth. Your optical wave is dedicated to you, so there is no sharing of bandwidth

Protocol agnostic

No network protocol is imposed by service so you are free to use an option of your choosing

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