Server Co-location services typically requires a quality data center that offers space, equipment, and bandwidth to retail customers / users for rent. The facilities they provide include space, cooling, and power. They also provide physical security for the server, networking, and storage equipment of third-party firms, and connect them to different telecommunications, and network providers, with minimum cost and complexity.
Entrust Network Services provides server co-location services at the M1 Datacenter in Singapore. It is a next generation datacenter that is ISO ISO27001 and ISO9001-certified facility is equipped with redundant power and cooling systems, and offers advanced fire suppression and access control measures to ensure customer peace of mind.
Server co-location is ideal for midsize businesses, for their IT needs. It has become the popular option for companies that does internet-related business. The advantage of a datacenter is that it allows the companies to focus on their core business, knowing that their services will run smoothly 24/7. A Datacenter Co-Location comes with:
- Rack cabinets or cages that are lockable
- AC and DC power supply
- Backup Generator power
- Physical security (video surveillance, biometric access, professionally trained high-caliber security guards)
- Network connectivity (two types of services are offered. First, the co-location provider acts as a customer of carriers and connects their customers to their own router to access multiple carriers. Second, direct access to the routers of the carriers themselves)
- Cooling (air conditioning for the hardware in the building)
All of these functions are monitored live, to prevent any failures.
Benefits of Server Co-location