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Network

More than 80Gbps of redundant Internet and peering connectivity

The XLHost network consists of thousands of miles of fiber optic cabling, next-generation equipment from vendors like Cisco and Juniper and more than 80Gbps of Internet and peering connectivity spread across four states. In addition to the direct connectivity into our state of the art hosting campus XLHost operates network points of presence in Chicago, Cincinnati, New York City, and Washington, DC.



Highlights
  • All systems are monitored 24x7x365 by the XLHost NOC
  • 99.999% network availability service level agreement
  • Capacity is always 200% of peak utilization + 10G (N+2)
  • 12 year track record of performance and reliability
  • Network capacity is scalable to virtually limitless levels

Equipment
  • Next generation routers and switches from Cisco and Juniper
  • Anomaly detection from Arbor Networks
  • Stateful firewalls from WatchGuard

Connectivity
  • All Internet connections are 10Gbps
  • More than 80Gbps of redundant Internet and peering connectivity
  • Internet access is provided by four global providers
  • Redundant transport connectivity between datacenter(s) and POPs
  • IPv6 end-to-end since 2009

Peering
  • Open peering policy
  • Peering with hundreds of global network providers

Provider Chicago (POP) Cincinnati(POP) Columbus (DC) New York City (POP) Washington, DC (POP)
Level 3 ®   1x10Gbps     1x10Gbps
Global Crossing ® 1x10Gbps       1x10Gbps
NTT       1x10Gbps 1x10Gbps
Cogent     1x10Gbps    
Equinix 1x1Gbps     1x1Gbps 1x10Gbps
Private Peering 1x1Gbps     1x1Gbps 1x10Gbps


More about our infrastructure
Data Center
Wholly owned state-of-the-art data center located in Columbus, OH.
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Hardware
Enterprise grade hardware for highly resilient, reliable, and responsive hosting platforms.
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