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Get secure and optimised access to interconnection ecosystems of other strategic data centres within the metro regions with Iron Mountain Metro Wave.
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What is Metro Wave?

Today’s IT is more complicated than ever. Fortunately, Iron Mountain can help. Introducing Iron Mountain Metro Wave, a suite of network services that enables you to reach provider ecosystems beyond your primary data centre.

Iron Mountain Metro Wave:

With Iron Mountain Metro Wave, you can scale your data centre footprint and establish connectivity between your deployments without comprising your cloud and network connectivity needs.

Leverage Metro Wave for short reach requirements or to reach providers in additional facilities. Take advantage of cost-effective, highly scalable optical capacity to reach the cloud providers, customers, partners, carriers and peering exchanges of your choice.

Choose between diverse or unprotected Metro Waves and get the same strategic network ecosystem access from a secure, resilient and compliant Iron Mountain data centre.

This convenient and scalable option ensures all regional carriers are within reach via a simple cross connect.

Flexible Options to Work with Your Network

Unprotected Metro Wave Network Service

  • Dedicated optical 10 & 100 G capacity
  • Low latency
  • Cost effective
  • Single path
  • Redundancy provided via diverse locations

Diverse Metro Wave Network Service

  • Two Metro Waves delivered on diverse paths
  • Active – Active for double the capacity
  • Customer controlled protection scheme configuration
  • Active – Active fully independent optical platforms


Cloud On-Ramp

Cloud On-Ramp

Iron Mountain Cloud On-Ramp Services connect you to the cloud service provider of your choice. You can leverage our cloud on-ramp port, contract with an SDN partner, secure a dedicated wave or access dark fiber to a regional interconnection port.
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Cross Connect

Choose a rapidly deployable campus wide Cross Connect and take confidence in the security, compliance and scalability of an Iron Mountain data centre. Provision a Cross Connect to access strategic connection points.
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IP Transit

Iron Mountain partners with strategic local, national and global network carriers to provide blended and dedicated IP transit services to our clients that require choice, resiliency and high availability.
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Metro Wave

Dedicated, diverse and fully tested optical 10 and 100Gbps waves allow you to rapidly scale your connectivity to strategic regional interconnection points for as low as $350 USD per month.
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Reach major strategic Internet peering exchange points from a dedicated port within our Meet-Me-Rooms, via our Metro Wave and private transport services, or through one of our SDN partners.
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Private Network Transport

Rapidly deployable point-to-point L2 connectivity is available between our data centres, strategic connection points, peering exchanges, and other data centres leveraging Iron Mountain’s network backbone.

Why Choose Iron Mountain?


Faster Time to Market

When you choose Iron Mountain, there’s no need to negotiate with multiple carriers and service providers. We enable you to rapidly provision and access the network services you need, all on one contract.
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Scale Fearlessly

Iron Mountain has built a network ecosystem that can handle any scale network requirement from 100Mbps to 100Gbps, in one market or across a multi-site global deployment. Connect locally or globally via our portfolio of data centres in strategic markets worldwide.
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When it comes to network connectivity, you have options. Iron Mountain is carrier neutral. Choose any provider and any route. Select what you need for your business, and we’ll take care of the rest.

Proven Track Record

Iron Mountain has protected mission-critical assets since 1951 and is trusted by some of the most highly regulated industries. We offer federal-grade security and one of the most comprehensive compliance programs in the industry.
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Contact Iron Mountain

Our Customer Support section can help provide you with the quickest answers to your questions, or feel free to contact us at your convenience