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ALSO CALLED: Colocation Facilities, Colo, Collocation
DEFINITION: A carrier hotel, also called a colocation center, is a secure physical site or building where data communications media converge and are interconnected. It is common for numerous service providers to share the facilities of a single carrier hotel. This minimizes overhead and optimizes communications efficiency for all participants as long as the infrastructure is sufficient to handle all the data at  … 

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Co-Location Facilities White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Maximizing Data Center Uptime with Business Continuity Planning
sponsored by Vision Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers the value of protecting your business critical applications with a co-location facility.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 17 Feb 2011

Vision Solutions

Hosted, Outsourced, and Cloud Data Centers - Strategies and Considerations for Co-Location Tenants
sponsored by Siemon Company
WHITE PAPER: As more companies look towards collocation/hosted/ and managed services for either their primary data center there are considerations, both short and long term, when selecting a provider.
Posted: 17 Nov 2010 | Published: 17 Nov 2010

Siemon Company

Hosted, Outsourced, and Cloud Data Centers - Considerations for Overall SLA's for Facility Owners and Hosting Providers - Owner's Version
sponsored by Siemon Company
WHITE PAPER: Hosted data centers, both outsourced/managed and collocation varieties, provide a unique benefit for some customers through capital savings, employee savings and in some cases an extension of in-house expertise. Traditionally, these facilities were thought of as more SME (Small to Medium Enterprise) customers.
Posted: 17 Nov 2010 | Published: 17 Nov 2010

Siemon Company
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