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  • Colocation Server Hosting – Top 3 Benefits

    Posted by QuoteColo on November 16, 2012

    What is Colocation Server Hosting (aka colocation)? In simple terms, you own the servers and network gear and you house that gear in an outsourced data center environment. The data center provides the rack space, power and Internet bandwidth. With all the outsourced hosting options available today – public cloud hosting, private cloud hosting, dedicated […]

  • 1U Colocation Advantages and Pricing

    1U Colocation Advantages and Pricing

    Posted by QuoteColo on November 07, 2012

    Colocation services come in a variety of rack space options. Large IT centric companies prefer full racks/cabinets and private cage colocation. Others companies with less server hardware, prefer partial rack options like 1/4 rack, 1/3 rack and 1/2 racks. SMBs and start ups often begin with 1U Colocation. A “U” can be defined as 1.75″ which […]

  • New York Data Centers hit hard by Hurricane Sandy

    Posted by QuoteColo on October 31, 2012

    Hurricane Sandy has recently wrecked havoc on the East Coast. Our thoughts and prayers are with the people affected by this awful tragedy. We have donated to the Red Cross and we encourage our readers to do the same at this link – RedCross. Not only are residential and commercial customers without power, many New York […]

  • Cloud Computing Examples in Business

    Posted by QuoteColo on October 19, 2012

    Cloud computing examples in business are everywhere these days.  Cloud Computing can simply be explained as hosting your data (website, software, applications, etc.) over the Internet. Business that use the cloud, no longer need to buy and manage server hardware because the cloud provider manages the infrastructure. Just turn on your PC, laptop or smart […]

  • Colocation Data Centers with Cheap Power

    Posted by QuoteColo on October 16, 2012

    Today,  many Internet centric companies are using power hungry per U and/or blade servers.  Often, these types of server configurations can require up to 60 to 120 amps of power per rack. Legacy telecom data centers built in the late 1990s can just not accommodate these types of power requirements. More and more data center […]