Data Centre products


The most common Openreach products used to serve new data centre related requirements are:

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Ethernet Access Direct (EAD) 

Used mainly to connect customer sites to data centres or network access points to data centres.

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Optical Spectrum Access (OSA) 

As above but where greater bandwidth is required, and also between data centres to provide resilient services.

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Optical Spectrum Extended Access (OSEA) 

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All these products are capable of delivering multiple high bandwidth connections from a data centre to either another data centre or to an end customer. They are delivered over a reliable fibre network with optional Resilience and most are CAS(T) assured - making them suitable to be used for Her Majesty's Government (HMG) network contracts at the 'PROTECT' level.