Colocation is leasing space for one's own servers or racks of servers in a datacenter owned by another entity.

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how to find a good data center?

At my start-up, we're getting to the point where we should be hosting our servers at a data center. I'd appreciate any tips and tricks y'all can offer on finding a reputable place to colocate our ...
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Colocation near EC2

Does anyone know any colocation providers near the Amazon's US EC2 facility(ies)? I'm needing to colocate a couple servers that need to be able to connect with EC2 with the lowest latency possible. I ...
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Hosting: Location, location, location

What factors generally seem most important if you have issues of geography that seem relevant for providing an internet service and freedom to choose between locations. How do you evaluate them? A ...
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Server co-location in Hong Kong [closed]

We are building a website that need to be dedicatedly hosted at some point. We are physically located in Australia, but the colocation/dedicated hosting is ridiculously expensive in Australia, ...
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Need a good colocation host

I'm looking for a good collocation host in Los Angeles. I've looked at quite a few hosts, but found precious few reviews. Has anyone had particularly good or bad experiences that can point me in a ...
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What does it mean - to get billed to the 95th percentile at $x.xx per meg?

I got a quote from a colo, saying "I could do 3U, the power and 20 megs burstable to 100 for $250 a month with each additional meg billed to the 95th percentile at 6.50 per meg..so you would ...
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How to choose IP Transit and Co-location providers

I have reached a capacity where managed hosting is becoming expensive - especially with respect to the cost of bandwidth we are using. A cursory quote from cogent demonstrate that we could be saving ...
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hosting country for a global site

For a high traffic global web site is it efficient to change the hosting country to out of US ? I have to make a decision between colocating our own servers nears us vs dedicated server solution at ...
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Are Colocation Cross Connects Worth While

We currently operate three clusters of collocated machines in different data centers. Recently, I became aware that our newest data center will offer to cross connect us to a bandwidth provider free ...
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ESXi Behind Virtual Machine

Just as a follow-up to my previous question: I have an ESXi server that I'm moving into a colocation facility that supplies me a single IP address. I think I'm going to go the route of setting up a ...
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general info on colocation

Just some quick questions on colocation and what things to look out for. When looking for a colocation facility, what are things I should be looking for? What are the differences between a cheap ...