BCIX Products and Services

BCIX is offering peering ports to connect to the exchange platform as well as a dedicated PNI wavelength service between the BCIX sites for private interconnection.

Peering Ports

1 Gbps 10 Gbps 25 Gbps 100 Gbps 400 Gbps
100 € monthly 500 € monthly 1.200 € monthly 2.600 € monthly 5.000 € monthly
500 € setup 500 € setup 1.000 € setup 1.000 € setup 5.000 € setup
1G-LX
10G-LR (rate limited)
10G-LR 100G-LR4
(rate limited)
100G-LR4 400G-LR4
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Sub-Peer

Existing peers may connect additional peers using extra VLANs on their peering ports. This allows to share the existing port bandwidth. This service may be booked by the existing peers for a monthly fee of 50€ plus 400€ setup fee.

Private VLANs

Private VLANs on existing peering ports will be configured with a 802.1Q-TAG. There’s only a setup fee per VLAN-ID/Q-TAG of 400 € and no monthly fee.

BCIX PNI Wavelength

BCIX also offers 1Gbps, 10Gbps and 100Gbps PNI (Privat Network Interconnect) connections between all BCIX enabled sites based on the existing optical DWDM network. We also offer redundant connections.

1 Gbps 10 Gbps 100 Gbps
500 € monthly 1.500 € monthly
1.000 € setup 3.000 € setup
1G-LX 10G-LR 100G-LR4
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DE-CIX Frankfurt Connect

BCIX and DE-CIX have entered into a cooperation, aiming to interconnect existing peers with the other exchange. A direct connection between the local IXP LANs is not planned, however DE-CIX services can now be made available at BCIX via a VLAN. The following services are available:

  • GlobePEER
  • VirtualPNI
  • DirectCLOUD
  • Access port in Frankfurt for connecting to BCIX services (see above)

Several bandwidth options between 100 Mbps and 10 Gbps are available for transporting data between Berlin and Frankfurt.

Due to the multitude of options we ask you to contact sales@bcix.de with your detailed request so we can provide you with a quote.

Examples:

  1. An existing BCIX peer wants to peer with 1 Gbps at DE-CIX Frankfurt: 500 € monthly + 400 € setup
  2. An existing BCIX peer needs a DirectCLOUD connection with 100 Mbps: 95 € monthly + 400 € setup
  3. A peer in Frankfurt currently not connected to DE-CIX wants to peer at BCIX with 1 Gbps: 550 € monthly + 1000 € setup

Membership

Membership in the BCIX e.V. association is optional. If you are interested in becoming a member please have a look at our Articles of Association (German only). As a BCIX e.V. member you are invited to elect the BCIX board members and vote on association matters at our annual general meeting. Our annual membership fee is 600 €. Find our Membership Application Form here.

Other

All prices excluding VAT and without in-house cross-connects. In-house cross-connect prices vary by BCIX location and have to be ordered directly from the data center owner.