[nycbug-talk] Colocation providers in the NYC area

Pete Wright pete at nomadlogic.org
Thu Oct 16 22:56:26 EDT 2008

On Oct 16, 2008, at 7:29 PM, Matt Juszczak wrote:

> I'm researching co-location providers in the New York City area.  Most
> dedicated hosting providers are in Texas (or at least outside of this
> area), so I'd like to limit this to co-location.  There are two  
> types of
> providers I'm researching:
> 1) Strictly co-location -- we drop the hardware off, we manage it, the
> company just simply provides the power, data center, bandwidth,  
> etc.  24/7
> access would be a must.
> 2) I'm not sure if this exists, and if it would even be cost- 
> effective,
> but I informed my boss that I would at least try.  Somewhat of  
> "Managed
> Co-Location" - all of #1, but on top of that, management of the  
> servers as
> well.  I informed him that most co-location companies don't have  
> NOCs that
> will manage things at a software level (a service usually limited to
> managed hosting companies like Rackspace, The Planet, etc. that also
> provide the servers). I also feel would probably be better to just  
> hire
> contractors and/or full timers to run the co-located equipment.  BUT  
> -- if
> "managed co-location" does indeed exist in the NYC, and it's cost
> effective, I'd love to hear about it.

NYI (www.nyi.net) is the first thing that comes to mind.  i *know*  
there are alot of other facilities in the area - but this is the only  
shop i have direct experience with.  i'm sure others will chime in  
too :)


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