Creating EVCs between your OCX Environments

Updated by CoreSite

Creating an EVC between your CoreSite OCX environments

User's may create EVC connections to their own separate networks hosted by CoreSite via the OCX. These EVCs can span across different markets or the same market. This article outlines steps needed to connect two environments together.

NOTE: At this time, only Layer 2 EVCs are supported for this capability

  1. Follow Steps 1 to 4 in the “ordering OCX services” section to navigate to the Port ordering page.
  2. Click on the “EVC” tile and click “continue”.
  3. On the next screen, select the tile that displays “Connect to a service provider or other OCX participant.”
  4. Select the tile that displays “Connect to an OCX Participant” and click “Continue”.


Part 1: Fill out the required data fields in the EVC order form:

  1. Select Account.
  2. Select Site.
  3. Confirm Contact detail information.
  4. (Optional) Add additional contacts.
  5. Select the target account.
  6. Select the target port.
  7. Select the buyer port.
  8. (Optional) Specify a VLAN.
  9. Select the desired Service Rate.
  10. Provide a unique name for your EVC.
  11. (Optional) provide a reference label and number.
  12. Provide a Description. If a description is not needed then please enter “N/A”.
  13. Agree to the terms and conditions.
  14. Click “Submit Request”.

After completing Step 14, the order will be submitted and automated provisioning will begin. No other action is required at this time.

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