Colocation in the US.

Tony Varriale tvarriale at
Wed Jan 24 21:08:14 UTC 2007

Vendor S? :)

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "JC Dill" <lists05 at>
Cc: <nanog at>
Sent: Tuesday, January 23, 2007 4:11 PM
Subject: Re: Colocation in the US.

> Robert Sherrard wrote:
>> Who's getting more than 10kW per cabinet and metered power from their 
>> colo provider?
> I had a data center tour on Sunday where they said that the way they 
> provide space is by power requirements.  You state your power 
> requirements, they give you enough rack/cabinet space to *properly* 
> house gear that consumers that much power.  If your gear is particularly 
> compact then you will end up with more space than strictly necessary.
> It's a good way of looking at the problem, since the flipside of power 
> consumption is the cooling problem.  Too many servers packed in a small 
> space (rack or cabinet) becomes a big cooling problem.
> jc

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