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Scenarios

Four typical types of scenarios for Layer 2 and Layer 3 networks are described as follows.

Layer 2 Network​

Scenario
Fabric​ (Backbone)
Access (Last Mile)
Access (Last Mile)
Access (Last Mile)
OnRamp​ (First Mile)
Private Connect​
Port
Cross Connect
Local Loop
Cloud Connect​
IDC to IDC​
Office to IDC​
IDC to Cloud​
Office to Cloud​

Layer 3 Network

Scenario
Fabric​ (Backbone)
Access (Last Mile)
Access (Last Mile)
Access (Last Mile)
Access (Last Mile)
OnRamp​ (First Mile)
Cloud Router​
Port
Cross Connect
Local Loop
Virtual Edge
Cloud Connect​
IDC to IDC​
Office to IDC​
IDC to Cloud​
Office to Cloud​
Note
  • IDC refers to Internet Data Center.
  • If your data center is too far to establish cross connect to the equipment port in our SDN POP, you can choose to deploy a local loop.