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What is Collocation service and what it is used for? Collocation is an outsourcing solution where a customer places its server or servers in a data center of a storage provider. The storage provider is responsible for managing the area, bandwidth, routing, monitoring, security, refrigeration, air conditioning and consecutive power supply to...
Collocation hosting - bandwidth
Bandwidth refers to the volume of data (graphics, media, correspondence, chat etc ...) that can be transferred (download or upload) through a communication line that connects your server to the Internet backbone Central. Measuring bandwidth is done by Mbps - Mega bytes per second.Diffrent applications require diffrent bandwidths like mail servers...
Collocation hosting - web traffic
What is the importance of web traffic when selecting the storage providers servers? Internet data traffic is the amount of data sent and received by visitors to the website which stored on a web server. Web traffic is determined by the number of visitors, number of page views or number of images and files which downloaded by users and web...
Collocation hosting - server location
The importance of the server location It's most crucial to place the server as close as possible to the geographic region (country / city) to where its main activity will be. The server location directly affects how fast will be the access to content (media, design, files, images) of the web site or the application stored on the server....
Collocation hosting - monitoring
Server Monitoring When mail servers or any other server crashes, or even a partial crash, the immediate effect on the loss of efficiency, service level, customer satisfaction and eventually - the amount of financial, losses is enormous. Therefore it is important to monitor the server continuously - 24/7/365. Monitoring services...
Collocation hosting - SLA - Service License Agreement
What is SLA? Before closing a deal with a storage provider, ask him for his Service License Agreement - SLA. The SLA is an agreement between the customer and the service provider which details the type of service, service features and service operations. Type of service, explains in simple terms the exact nature of service that you...