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Server Colocation

How Vulnerable is Your Mission Critical Data?

How Vulnerable is Your Mission Critical Data?

Visual Edge IT provides server colocation services that offer a secure environment for your servers and network equipment. We offer dedicated server colocation, flexible space options backed up by state-of-the-art environments, redundant power, and carrier-agnostic multiple OC3 Internet connectivity.

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Guaranteed Managed Server Colocation Services

We guarantee our managed server colocation services with an industry-leading Service Level Guarantee that features:

  • Best-in-class physical security
  • Best-in-class network security
  • Best-in-class fire suppression
  • Uninterruptible power
  • Redundant cooling
  • Redundant backup internet connections
  • 30-day on-site generator backup

These are all features designed specifically to ensure that your equipment is in the most secure environment possible. Additionally, our colocation environment is monitored 24x7x365 to ensure the temperature and humidity of the data center is providing an optimal environment for your servers and network equipment.

The data center’s network infrastructure provides you with reliable connectivity and fast performance, which includes around-the-clock monitoring, notification, and reporting.

Keep Your Business Online No Matter What

Server colocation keeps your business running whatever happens. Servers and network equipment and often single instances that can fail – if a mission-critical device fails, it can take the whole network with it. Choosing a server colocation option gives you the best chance of remaining up and running through even the toughest circumstances.

With strong physical security and fire suppression technology, your colocation servers are kept as safe as possible. Nobody with malicious intentions can physically reach the servers, and the potential for damage is severely reduced. With the addition of strong network security, hackers and data thieves will be stopped in their tracks, and malware will be kept under control.

Cybercriminals are changing their tactics all the time, and new threats to data security are discovered all the time. Luckily, with server colocation, there’s no need for you to keep track of every change and every new threat that arises – we’ll take the stress out of keeping your data safe.

Built-in redundancy means that should something fail there is already something in place to take over from it. In a standard server, if the cooling system fails, the server may easily overheat and potentially suffer unrecoverable damage. With redundant cooling, if one part fails, the server remains fully cooled and no issue will arise.

Even our server internet connectivity includes redundancy to allow for almost any situation. When accessibility is important and your data is critical to keeping your business running, server colocation is the only option that can keep you online and active.

But what about power? Every computer and network device will need a power connection to function, and without an electrical connection, there is no way for a server to complete its job. Additionally, should the power suddenly be disconnected, data corruption and loss of work may occur. Data loss can often be more damaging than downtime, so protecting your servers against this eventuality is vitally important.

Colocation servers with uninterruptible power just keep on running. If there is a problem with obtaining power from the electrical grid, the system simply switches over to its own power reserves. Think of it like having a backup battery that can run your entire network.

With no danger of sudden power loss, your data is safe and your hardware is protected. Server colocation is the ideal choice for anyone who wants to protect their data, keep their network running, and extend the lifespan of their servers.

Five Levels of Security

Our server colocation facility is engineered with a minimum of five levels of security:

Level 1: Proximity card access with PIN is required to enter the building. You are not yet in the data center.

Level 2: Proximity card access with a Biometric (fingerprint) scan is required to enter the data center.

Level 3: All hardware is secured in a locked cage or steel mesh cabinets fitted with combination locks.

Level 4: Video surveillance cameras are placed throughout the facility.

Level 5: Staffed 24x7x365.

With Visual Edge IT, putting your Mission Critical equipment in the appropriate environment has never been easier.

The Assurance of Business Continuity with Server Colocation

Modern businesses are often seen around the world at every hour of the day, such is the reach of the internet. Server colocation keeps your business data accessible even in the most problematic of situations allowing you to keep everything under control even in the most adverse conditions.

For many businesses, downtime means loss of earnings and a reduction in profit. Keeping everything online and functioning provides clear benefits – colocation servers are the right choice for any business that wants to stay ahead of the competition and remain operating when other servers fail.

Bespoke Server Colocation Services

We know that all businesses are different and will have different requirements for all aspects of what they do. Choosing server colocation will keep your business data accessible, but not all businesses have the same type or quantity of data.

Our server colocation services are flexible enough to meet your needs today as well as meet your needs in the future. Bandwidth and power can be adjusted as your needs change, and rack space is available from as little as one unit to full racks.

This gives you the chance to get started with server colocation no matter what your current situation is. From small businesses that are just finding their feet up to multinational businesses that need to store and access massive amounts of data, we’ll be able to create a custom solution that simply works for you.

You don’t need to tell us what you want as in many instances you may not know – server colocation configuration and specification requires an expert assessment of your requirement. We’ll listen to your needs and understand what you do – and what is required to ensure your operations are never impaired.

Your data is safe in our hands. Data security is much stronger in a physically secure location, especially when enhanced by the latest in network security. You don’t need to invest in upgrades for your building, your security staff, or any other aspect that protects the operations and efficiency of your business – you simply need to let us provide colocation servers that are designed and configured for your individual needs.

The Benefits of Servers Colocation

Choosing colocation servers gives your business the ability to keep running under every circumstance, guarantees connectivity, and gives you the opportunity to easily scale.

If you need more storage, more power, more functionality, it can be added as required. While running and managing your own server may seem like the easiest way to adapt and upgrade as you choose, in reality, it is the most difficult option. You’ll need to understand the specifications, prepare for data transfers, and experience downtime when the server is taken down to be updated. With server colocation, we handle everything for you and you’ll just need to concentrate on running your business.

Server Colocation for You

With customized services that are built from the ground up to meet the needs of your business, choosing server colocation services from Visual Edge IT ensures that you’ll get the best in customer service, the highest performance, and a true enhancement to your business.

Our experience in server colocation setup and configuration means that you’ll never need to worry – we’ll protect your business data as if it were our own, and there’s no need for you to be involved with the technical aspects, or the day to day running of the system.

It’s a simple and stress-free solution that allows you to have peace of mind knowing that your business will keep running and your data will be safe. Now is the time to get started with server colocation – don’t leave it until you’ve been affected by data inaccessibility or data loss.

We’re ready to help you get started with server location as soon as you are ready. Need assistance? Send us a message today!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a colocation server?

A colocation server is a third-party server that allows you to “rent” their services for hosting your server in their space.

What is the difference between a data center and a colocation?

A data center simply refers to the area in which a server is located that is storing data. A colocation is a space where more than one company’s data is usually housed and this is also usually located in a third party space.

Which of the following describes colocation hosting?

Colocation hosting refers to the use of a third party server rather than hosting your own server on site. Usually this boosts the usefulness of a company’s computers.

Where are Microsoft's data centers?

The cloud data centers for the technology giant of Microsoft are located in Quincy, Washington.

What does Apple use for servers?

Apple currently uses Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure to host its servers.

How many servers Google have?

Google has upwards of 900,000 servers that are processing the massive amounts of data that are associated with this information giant.