Customize Your Marketplace Profile

By default, PacketFabric users are hidden from the marketplace and third-party virtual circuit order form. To appear in the marketplace directory, you must enable searchability and create a marketplace service.

Marketplace Visibility

  • Row
    • Marketplace service published?
    • Searchability enabled?
    • Visible in marketplace?
  • Row
    • Yes
    • Yes
    • Yes
  • Row
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not visible to everyone, but you can still be found by someone searching with your routing ID (which you must provide to them first).
  • Row
    • No
    • Yes
    • Not visible and not searchable in the marketplace, even if using the routing ID search.
      However, your company might still appear in API-level searches.
  • Row
    • No
    • No
    • Not visible and not searchable in the marketplace, even if using the routing ID search.
      Your company will also remain hidden from any API-level searches.

NOTES:

  • “Searchability” is a toggleable preference available from your company profile (see below).
  • “Marketplace services” are created and published from the Admin > Marketplace Services page (see below).
  • Your routing ID is listed on the Company Profile page.

Company Profile

You can customize if and how you appear from the Admin > Company Profile page.

Searchability

The Make Company Searchable option controls your visibility in the marketplace and/or visibility in API-level searches. See the table above.

screenshot of the searchability toggle

Company Information

The following fields on the Company Profile page appear in the marketplace directory:

  • Row

    • Field
    • Description
  • Row

    • Company Logo
    • Click Upload File to upload an image file.
  • Row

    • Company Name
      Displayed Company Name

    • You can use the Displayed Company Name field to specify the name you would like to appear in the directory.

      If you do not enter a name, the Company Name field is used.

  • Row

    • Company Description
    • A brief description of who you are or the types of services you are providing.

screenshot of the listing result next to relevant profile fields

Industries and Service Provider Types

These settings are optional and do not currently affect how your company appears in the directory.

However, they may be used with features that are planned for future development work.

Marketplace Services

  1. Click Create Marketplace Service.

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  1. Under Details, provide a name, SKU, and description. The name and description are visible to other users.

    Toggle the Published option to allow users to select this service when creating a virtual circuit.

    NOTE: You must have at least one published service before your company appears in the directory.
  2. Select one or more categories. These categories appear as filtering options when browsing the marketplace.

  3. Select one or more of locations in which you have provisioned PacketFabric ports. If you have multiple ports at a location, you will be able to select a specific port when provisioning the connection request.