co-location and access to your server

Matt Kelly mjkelly at gmail.com
Wed Jan 12 14:28:31 CST 2011


When you are talking single or partial rack colo it is generally done as escorted only, due to security.  They can't have anyone coming in and poking around other customers hardware without being watched.  We do the same thing but we allow 24x7 escorted access.  Half and full racks get 24x7 access also but that is because they are individually locked.


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Matt


On Jan 12, 2011, at 3:24 PM, Jeroen van Aart wrote:

> Cruzio in Santa Cruz recently opened a little co-location facility. That makes two of such facilities in Santa Cruz (the other being got.net), which could be a good thing for competition.
> 
> Their 1U offer comes with limited access to your server, only from 10AM to 6 PM. I find that not acceptable. Why wait until 10 AM when a disk breaks at 8 PM? But maybe I am being too picky.
> 
> What is considered normal with regards to access to your co-located server(s)? Especially when you're just co-locating one or a few servers.
> 
> Thanks,
> Jeroen
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