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Wavelegth connection - unmanaged expectations

Last Modified: 2020-03-02
Hello Experts,

I am with a customer and this client has signed an agreement with ISP to provide wavelength connection from their computer room to a remote site.

My question on this is what do I expect from the ISP to do for this client, the agreement is for unmanaged connection.

Can I pass trunk connection from the computer room to the remote site?
Do I need to ask the client to bring his own hardware?

Any feedback will be helpful.
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Usually an ISP connection would be an Ethernet handoff, but if this is a point to point conection, it could be also be lit or dark fibre.

You need to determine exactly what has been ordered, and what the handoff is.
Habib ZNetwork Solutions


Now the ISP told me that the work is up to the fiber patch panel and they will energize the SC ports thats all. No patch cord will be provided.

From what you have described, that could be anything between a 10Mb fibre connection, to a DWDM connection, the only information is that it is provided on SC connectors on a fibre patch panel.

Until you have confirmation from the ISP on exactly what they are providing, it is not possible to suggest anything else.
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