Equinix Precision Time

Equinix Precision Time delivers a time service for customers who need to synchronize the client devices on their network with accurate PTP and NTP time. With this service, client devices can synchronize with Equinix Precision Time servers over Equinix Fabric.

The Precision Time service uses redundant GNSS (GPS) receiver-based time sources that are backed up by Rubidium atomic clocks to ensure holdover accuracy. The GNSS receiver and the antennas in the Precision Time infrastructure can receive signals from multiple GNSS constellations, including GPS L1, GLONASS L1, BeiDou B1, Galileo E1, and QZSS L1. These time sources, used together, provide multiple levels of redundancy. The GNSS-enabled grandmaster clocks use Rubidium oscillators that can provide up to sub-microsecond accuracy when locked with the GNSS (GPS) source. Even with a loss of connectivity to the time source, Equinix Precision Time is able to maintain accuracy up to the sub-microsecond level.

Equinix Precision Time 2022.4 is available August 8, 2022.


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Equinix Precision Time 2022.3 is available June 13, 2022.


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Equinix Precision Time 2022.2 is available April 11, 2022.


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Equinix Precision Time 2022.1 is available February 14, 2022.


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Equinix Precision Time 2021.6 is available December 10, 2021.


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Equinix Precision Time 2021.5 is available September 27, 2021.


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Equinix Precision Time 2021.4 is available August 16, 2021.


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Equinix Precision Time 2021.3 is available May 10, 2021.


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Equinix Precision Time 2021.2 is available March 17, 2021.


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Equinix Precision Time 2021.1 is available February 15, 2021.


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Equinix Precision Time 2020.2 is available December 18, 2020.


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Equinix Precision Time 2020.1 is available August 25, 2020.


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