Choosing a Server Colocation center is most hard part than one can think before facing the problem. Most Web hosting companies uses typical terminologies to describe what they can offer and some often avoids the loop holes by the style of professional writings.
Server Colocation Abstract
When an individual or an organization has to choose a server colocation center, they need to know the types of features you must need to look for. The reason is obvious, changing a Server Colocation Center is very tough and it is a costly and time consuming procedure.
Previously, we wrote about a basic article on Server Colocation, Colocation Hosting and Managed Colocation Servers , it was a basic article on what actually on what is this server colocation, which was intended for those who wants to know about the basics of server colocation. In this article, we will discuss the important points you must check before selecting a server colocation center as a service from a company.
What Points you must look for before choosing a Server Colocation Center or a Server Colocation Company
Obviously, when a company or an individual is looking for a Server Colocation Center, they are quite confident about the server’s future from business point of view.
One of the important thing to look at the Server Colocation Center server is the redundancy of the network. It is better to have a directly connected to different networking backbone.This will ensure that you have selected the Server Colocation Center with the best connectivity for fast delivery.
Next important feature is the security the Server Colocation center offers. Most centers today are equipped with surveillance camera, Guarding, Automatic fire protection system. Make sure the individual server racks are provided with industry’s best locking system. Most advanced Server Colocation Centers today offers biometric security to lock the systems individually.
Next point must have to look is the power backup system of the Server Colocation Center. A typical Server Colocation Center today should have obvious traditional power supply with power backup system along with another third alternative power option like Diesel powered generators. This is to ensure that even if the main power system fails for 2-3 days (due to natural calamity or anything else), the Server Colocation Center can run the servers smoothly.
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The cooling system is important because it provides a suitably cool environment where the servers can work without any problem.
The cost of the Server Colocation Center is also a very important to consider. Prices vary from one facility to another due to a number of factors.
The last point is the physical distance of the Server Colocation Center from the individual or Company and there should be three ways : Railway, Roadway and Airway to reach the Server Colocation Center.
Amit Ganguly says
Informative post indeed.