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Equipment colocation. Rules.

Regulations for placing equipment in the premises of DTEL-IX

  1. The premises of DTEL-IX accommodate the equipment of only participants of the traffic exchange network;
  2. The equipment which is planned to be installed can be either  delivered in DTEL-IX by the participant itself or by any carrier at the participant's expense. If the services of the carrier were not paid by the participant, the employee of DTEL-IX does not accept the equipment from the carrier.
  3. All equipment before its installation is inspected by an employee of DTEL-IX, after which he decides on the possibility of installing this equipment in an available complete set. In case of impossibility of installation, the owner of the equipment can either equip it with details (parts, modules etc.) which were not enough, or provide other equipment for installation. The owner must inform the DTEL-IX staff member of certain specific design features of equipment that the DTEL-IX staff member may not be aware of and which affect the ability to place the equipment in the DTEL-IX premises. Equipment for installation is accepted on the basis of the decision of the authorized employee of DTEL-IX.
  4. All operations for installation of the equipment to the cabinet, its connection to the power supply, installation of interface modules and switching interfaces are performed by DTEL-IX employees; employees of the equipment owner may be allowed to perform these operations at the discretion of authorized employee of DTEL-IX;
  5. When calculating the space required to accommodate this equipment, the following conditions are taken into account:
    1. By the height is taken into account each complete or incomplete unit occupied by the participant's equipment or means intended for its installation (shelves, stands etc.);
    2. The place which is engaged by cable organizers or ventilating plugs is not considered;
    3. Separate cabinets for placement of equipment are not provided.
  6. DTEL-IX provides the following parameters for mounting place:
    1. Geometric dimensions: width 19”, depth — 800 mm, height of one mounting unit — 44.45 mm, mounting height of the cabinet — 48 mounting units;
    2. Two independent 230VAC power supplies, equipped with IEC 60320 C13 connectors;
    3. Maximum allowable current per one connector — 5A;
    4. Cooling — by supplying cold air to the volume of the cold corridor in front of the installation cabinet from under the raised floor.
  7. The equipment of participants, located in the premises of DTEL-IX, must meet the following technical requirements:
    1. The equipment must be made in a form factor for installation in a standard 19" wide mounting rack;
    2. Installation parameters of the equipment should not exceed those defined in section 6 of the Regulations;
    3. The total rated capacity of all power supplies per unit of equipment shall not exceed 3 kVA, otherwise the possibility of installation is regulated by paragraph 3;
    4. The equipment cooling system must be designed to take cold air in front of the equipment and blow hot air back (AFO — Air Flow Out);
    5. Passive equipment not intended for mounting to a standard 19” rack (optical multiplexers, dividers, circulators etc.) must be preliminarily placed in a 19” ODF housing.
    6. The equipment must be in good condition and undamaged.
    7. DTEL-IX has the right to refuse to place equipment that does not meet these requirements.
  8. To install the equipment, the participant must provide:
    1. Mounting kit (rails, guides, brackets etc.), designed for mounting the same equipment that has to be installed, to the cabinet 19”;
    2. Interface modules;
    3. Copper and optical interface cables, if they are not specified in section 9.
  9. For installation of the DTEL-IX equipment provides:
    1. Power cables IEC 60320 C13-C14;
    2. Patch cords UTP cat. 5e or F/UTP cat. 5e;
    3. SM optical patch cords;
    4. Mounting kits screw/washer/spring nut;
    5. Marking of equipment, cables, modules etc.
  10. Cross-connects between equipment is performed as follows:
    1. Between the equipment within one cabinet — copper (F/UTP) and optical (SM/ MM) switching.
    2. Between participant equipment and DTEL-IX equipment — optical (SM) switching only.
    3. Between the equipment in different cabinets — only optical (SM) switching through the switching room.

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DTEL-IX contacts:


+38 044 300 2233


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Ukraine, Kyiv, Kurenivska street, 21-A


+38 044 494 35 05


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