Private Port International

Provide Secure, Reliable Global Connectivity while Lowering Total Cost of Ownership with International Private Port Services

In today's competitive global environment, you depend on your network to support your critical business applications across your WAN. CenturyLink IQ™ Networking International Private Port provides secure, reliable IP-based private WAN service independent of the public Internet with competitive service level agreements (SLAs) and some of the industry's highest customer access speeds. The ideal environment for voice over IP (VoIP), video, and other bandwidth-intensive business applications, International Private Port lets you converge your communications onto a single network to increase reliability and reduce your total cost of ownership. Simple any-to-any connectivity, flexible traffic prioritization, and frictionless scalability help you address diverse business needs across your growing virtual enterprise.

International Private Port Features

  • On-net private edge international points-of-presence (POPs)
  • Flexible quality of service (QoS) functionality
  • Four priority queues
  • Multiple templates
  • Two queuing methods
  • Comprehensive SLAs
  • Multi-protocol label switching (MPLS) packet forwarding technologies
  • Any-to-any connectivity
  • Flat-rate pricing

International Private Port Benefits

  • Delivers optimal business value with SLA-backed performance
  • Prioritizes time-sensitive traffic such as VoIP and video streaming through IP QoS
  • Offers diverse billing options to fit your bandwidth and budgetary requirements

How International Private Port Works

International Private Port provides a complete range of services to meet your enterprise networking requirements. As a fully meshed private network, International Private Port enables seamless internetworking between domestic and international facilities to over 65 countries worldwide. International Private Port uses MPLS packet forwarding technologies to make data forwarding decisions and improve the efficiency of your network. MPLS fast re-route is used between every core router in the CenturyLink network, ensuring a quicker recovery time over synchronous optical network (SONET). Flexible quality of service (QoS) lets you meet varying traffic needs, with four QoS queues that allow you to prioritize your applications into different priority classes based on IP precedence (IPP) bits. International Private Port supports a variety of access types. CenturyLink network operations centers (NOCs) have full visibility and control of the platform with 24-hour management. To facilitate access into their network, customers have the option of CenturyLink Private Ports with a variety of port speeds, ranging from 56 Kbps to 2.4 Gbps. The following port speeds are available in fractional or full access speeds:

  • T1/E1
  • 3M - 10 Mbps (in increments of 1 Mbps)
  • 20M
  • 34M
  • 45M

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