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Is that possible?

I notice that monthly prices go up when the more powerful your server.

I'd like to avoid the raise in pricing by using my own home-built rackable-server. I would like to send my sever to a hosting company that will manage it for me.

The monthly bill should only include the usage of rackspace and an internet connection. And also maintenance if I need the server manually restarted or something.

Any ideas? Am I crazy?

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It sounds like you're looking for colocation services: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colocation_centre. –  joeqwerty Dec 7 '11 at 3:22
    
@joeqwerty I stole your answer as per: meta.serverfault.com/questions/1886/… =) –  Wesley Jan 14 '12 at 1:08
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What you are looking for is called a "Colocation Environment" (or "Colo" for short) wherein you can rack up your own servers and appliances in someone else's datacenter cabinets. You are charged a flat fee for the rackspace and charged on some kind of scale for bandwidth. You may also be charged extra for electricity if your power needs are dense.

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