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Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 08-29-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,899
Posted By serverhouse
Selfies are yesterdays news, it's videos of...

Selfies are yesterdays news, it's videos of people pouring ice water on themselves (60TB will be the min)!

Quantum released a paper in the 90's (which I can't find) where they basically attributed...
Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 08-22-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,065
Posted By serverhouse
Camera is useful to see who is opening your rack,...

Camera is useful to see who is opening your rack, we have a couple of clients who have it, soon as the door is open they get a picture of who is was, creates a good audit trail.

A proper up to...
Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 08-12-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By serverhouse
What do you call London, docklands (HEX,...

What do you call London, docklands (HEX, Telehouse etc) is different pricing to PowerGate.

Ensuring the provider you get quotes from has that building 'on net' will affect the pricing, if they're...
Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 08-11-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By serverhouse
Different DC's are 'best' in different markets. ...

Different DC's are 'best' in different markets.

If you're looking for lots (x * 10G) of transit or peering then you'll need to look at somewhere that can support this, so the best will be...
Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 07-31-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By serverhouse
Ed is quite well known in the industry and has...

Ed is quite well known in the industry and has quite a bit of experience in the colo market.

I would think you could safely assume he's done a good job but without knowing what you want and what...
Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 07-29-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,642
Posted By serverhouse
You don't have to do IPv6 now, but as people have...

You don't have to do IPv6 now, but as people have said, its not IF, but when.
If you envisage your platform to still be live/growing in 2-3 years then v6 is going to be imperative.

I think you'd...
Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 07-23-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 840
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: 840
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: 3,977
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: 2,381
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...
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Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 06-04-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,381
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: 603
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: 1,034
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: 527
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: 847
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...
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