[nycbug-talk] Colocation providers in the NYC area

Matt Juszczak matt at atopia.net
Fri Oct 17 14:42:42 EDT 2008

Thank you for all of your submissions !


On Fri, 17 Oct 2008, Kevin Reiter wrote:

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> Subject: [nycbug-talk] Colocation providers in the NYC area
> 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.
> Thanks!
> -Matt
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