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Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 07-23-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By serverhouse
Allow me to elaborate. If you're a data...

Allow me to elaborate.

If you're a data centre you have a max capacity per rack, say 5kW, if you fill it up with 1U servers each pulling 120w you have 100% utilization so you're not paying for...
Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 07-23-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By serverhouse
4U can work out quite expensive as power/space is...

4U can work out quite expensive as power/space is intended for 4 x 1U servers

It's often called "bread rack" colocation so google along those lines

Installing the box on its side will be fine,...
Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 06-16-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,904
Posted By serverhouse
The short answer is no. There are exceptions...

The short answer is no.

There are exceptions

1). PI Space
If you have PI (provider independent) space - you can see this by doing a 'WHOIS' and seeing if it's

status: ASSIGNED PI...
Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 06-04-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,264
Posted By serverhouse
Your servers suck cold air in the front and blow...

Your servers suck cold air in the front and blow hot air out of the back.

Make sure your rack has vents to allow this, normally the more vents the better, with glass fronted racks you normally...
Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 06-04-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,264
Posted By serverhouse
800mm is obviously the width, this gives you...

800mm is obviously the width, this gives you 100mm either side of the rack mounting frame which can be useful for cables passing cables from back to front (if you have limited rear access) etc.
...
Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 05-29-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By serverhouse
Even with newer PSU's you tend to impact the PF...

Even with newer PSU's you tend to impact the PF running dual PSUs which can in turn lead to higher amperage (not wattage) usage. By it's a small %.


Very much depends on your DC and hardware, If...
Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 05-27-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 984
Posted By serverhouse
Having existing dishes is a good starting point...

Having existing dishes is a good starting point to ensure you get someone who knows what you need.

Being the in the hot zone for whatever you want to receive is also important

Handtake also has...
Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 05-07-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 518
Posted By serverhouse
Colocation normally suggests your responsible for...

Colocation normally suggests your responsible for everything apart from the building facilities and the internet connection.

So servers etc are down to you, some Colo companies will offer helpful...
Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 04-30-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By serverhouse
There are other advantages to 3 phase. Less...

There are other advantages to 3 phase.

Less cable
Normally in a 3 phase configuration (in Europe, so I assume US to) you have an equivalent sized neutral and earth (ground) so you'd have say 5...
Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 04-30-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,654
Posted By serverhouse
The internet is a dangerous place. We set-up...

The internet is a dangerous place.

We set-up a new server yesterday, took 17 minutes before people were trying OS/Application specific vulnerabilities to get into it.

People who don't manage...
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Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 04-29-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,328
Posted By serverhouse
Perhaps we should look to create a useful post on...

Perhaps we should look to create a useful post on this (as it keeps coming back)

Most people consider a data centre to be VERY big (lots of football fields big) and expensive, basically because...
Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 04-14-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,565
Posted By serverhouse
I agree. But my understanding is that's not...

I agree.

But my understanding is that's not what the OP is looking for..
Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 04-14-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 884
Posted By serverhouse
I agree, but also people want physical separation...

I agree, but also people want physical separation and an element of security, the PI provides this quite well. It's a good 'personal colo' box

As I said we've decided it's not viable, but I can...
Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 04-14-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By serverhouse
Tier 4 doesn't mean no down time, the chance of...

Tier 4 doesn't mean no down time, the chance of an outage is lower, the odds are that outage will be shorter, but you could have a Tier II DC that has less downtime than a Tier IV.

The best way to...
Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 04-14-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,565
Posted By serverhouse
As others have said you'll be looking at a 12...

As others have said you'll be looking at a 12 month contract.

If I were you I'd put your hardware in a connectivity hot spot London or New York where carriers already have lots of capacity and...
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