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Re: Advice on colo locations in SJC

  • From: Kevin Facinelli
  • Date: Fri Mar 23 17:29:23 2001


> Simon,
> 
> You have a lot of choices for colocation in the San
> Jose area.  I pulled a listing of colocation
> providers
> in California that show service in the 408 area code
> and 20 different providers show up.  I would think
> that many of these organizations would be able to
> fill
> your needs however each would need to be explored in
> more detail. I would suggest sending out a RFP to a
> number of different organizations and based on their
> responses selecting the one you feel most
> comfortable
> with,
> 
> Results from www.colosource.com search on
> California,
> 408 area code
> 
> Many companies list Corporate Office or NOC as
> primary
> business location but all have facilities within
> your
> search parameters. Specifics on additional facility
> locations can be found in the listing detail.
> 
> 1. AboveNet - San Jose, California - 888-298-5566 
> Clients co-located within an AboveNet Internet
> Service
> Exchange (ISX) enjoy the three major components of
> the
> AboveNet solution: World-class facilities Unmatched,
> congestion-free Internet connecti 
> 
> 2. AstraGate, Inc. - Santa Clara, California -
> 408-985-4590 
> AstraGate provides one of the highest quality
> collocations, and in the most high tech facilities
> in
> the US. Our prices can not be beat for this kind of
> infrastructure and peace of mind. One month o 
> 
> 3. Bay Area Internet Solutions (BAIS, Inc.) - San
> Jose, California - (408) 545-0500 
> Bay Area Internet Solutions (BAIS, Inc.), a leader
> in
> Internet access and communications solutions, offers
> a
> comprehensive range of Internet services to
> businesses, online service providers and e-busi 
> 
> 4. Broadwing Communications - San Jose, California -
> 408-441-3461 
> Multi-billion dollar company that owns and operates
> over 21,500 route miles of next generation fiber. We
> also operate 11 data centers in major markets
> throughout the US. We offer professional services 
> 
> 5. COLO.COM - Brisbane, California - 877-GET-COLO 
> COLO.COM's Neutral Optical solution will offer you -
> the customer - more choices than ever before: Choice
> of cage, cabinets or custom space, choice of
> domestic
> and international locations, choice of n 
> 
> 6. Concentric Network Corporation - San Jose,
> California - 877.932.2629 
> ConcentricHost Co-location is the ideal solution for
> your business if you own a dedicated server and want
> to outsource your Web hosting. The service makes it
> easy for your company to focus on its core 
> 
> 7. ELAN Communications Inc. - San Jose, California -
> 877-ELAN-NET 
> ELAN is a parent company of BizNet Communications.
> We
> are headquartered in San Jose and specialize in
> providing dedicated connectivity and outsourcing
> services to ISPs. We provide dedicatated servers, 
> 
> 8. Equinix, Inc. - Mountain View, California - 650
> 316-6000 
> Equinix, Inc. designs, builds and operates neutral
> Internet Business Exchange™ (IBX™) centers which
> provide e-commerce companies, content providers and
> ASPs with the power to choose from a wide variet 
> 
> 9. Exodus - Santa Clara, California - 408.346.2200 
> CyberRack™ & CyberCabinet™ For businesses with
> smaller
> space requirements, scalable racks and enclosed
> cabinets allow you to store and manage your
> equipment
> offsite and enjoy the unequivocal advantag 
> 
> 10. Global Crossing - Sunnyvale, California -
> 408.543.4700 
> A GlobalCenter Data Center is the best e-business
> location on the Internet. Our Data Centers incorpo 
> 
> 11. Hurricane Electric Internet Services - Fremont,
> California - 510-580-4190 
> Hurricane Electric is in the same building as
> MAE-West. We have multiple fiber optic OC-3
> connections, and directly peer with major networks.
> -------------------------------------------------- 
> 
> 12. InReach Internet - Oakland, California -
> 510-291-5165 
> InReach provides 3 DS-3 connections to the Internet
> including an ATM connection to the PacBell NAP,
> located directly across the street from our downtown
> Oakland facility. Colocation gives your servers 
> 
> 13. Internet Specialties West - Westlake Village,
> California - 818/ 735-3000 
> ISWest's network is fully switched using only top
> quality components from Cisco Systems. In addition,
> all servers are fed from multi-homed DS3 (Frontier
> Global Center & Relay Point) backbones.Our netw 
> 
> 14. Level 3 Communications - Sunnyvale, California -
> 408-774-5000 
> Level 3 is a fiber-based carrier that offers
> state-of-the-art colocation facilities for
> high-bandwidth IP and telecommunications users in
> over
> 30 cities worldwide. 
> 
> 15. Netstream - San Jose, California - 408-291-5457 
> I am Joe Franco and my company is NetStream. We are
> a
> Next Generation Network Provider. Are company does
> broadband internet service, collocation services,
> local, and long distance phone services. A 
> 
> 16. Silicon Valley Telecom & Internet Exchange - San
> Jose, California - 408-234-3400 
> multiple carrier hotel last mile to MAE WEST, RBOC
> ports to 274 Brannan in San Francisco, Paix, Mae
> West.
> 1,200 cabs and racks for lease. 100,000 sf bldg home
> of Verio, NTT, Enron, ELI. 7 NODES, Ba 
> 
> 17. Switch & Data Facilities Co - Tampa, Florida -
> 800-4559922 
> Switch & Data Facilities Co. (S&DFC) operates a
> nation-wide chain of carrier-neutral, highly
> improved
> shared-infrastructure (“colocation”) facilities,
> offering ISPs and telcos flexible, economical spa 
> 
> 18. Verado - San Jose, California - 408-280-2300 
> Verado offers customized solutions that range from
> fully outsourced managed hosting to customer
> maintained data center colocation services. Verado’s
> broad range of managed hosting services include sto 
> 
> 19. Web Professionals, Inc. - Cupertino, California
> -
> 408/ 863-4848 
> Web Server Collocation inside an Internet Exchange
> As
> corporate Web sites reach a new level of
> sophistication beyond brochureware sites of the
> past,
> their reliability, response time, network throughp 
> 
> 20. Web Zone, Inc. - Santa Clara, California - 408
> 235-1476 
> Web Zone, Inc. offers "Total Managed Services" in
> the
> co-location environment. Specializing in Co-location
> space, bandwidth, 24 x 7 monitoring and response
> services, server on demand, firewall on dema 
> 
> Good luck,
> 
> Kevin 
> 
> 
> 
> --- Simon Lockhart <simonl@rd.bbc.co.uk> wrote:
> > 
> > All,
> > 
> > I'm just trying to work out a plan for building my
> > network into the SJC 
> > area. (I've got LA sorted - it looks like 1
> Wilshire
> > is the place to be - 
> > or nearby!).
> > 
> > I'll be needing to hook up to MAE-West ATM, and to
> > PAIX, bringing in 
> > long-haul backbone circuits (from LA and probably
> an
> > alternate route from 
> > NY), and hopping out a few local circuits to the
> Bay
> > area. Initially I'd 
> > be looking for just 1 or two racks to house
> routers,
> > but longer term would 
> > need access to a larger colo space if we build a
> > server farm. All colo 
> > should be "neutral" where possible.
> > 
> > MAE-W looks to be in 55 South Market, SJ, and a
> few
> > people seem to have 
> > colo available there. Is that a good place to be?
> > Any better suggestions?
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> > Simon
> > -- 
> > Simon Lockhart                       |   Tel: +44
> > (0)1737 839676 
> > Internet Engineering Manager         |   Fax: +44
> > (0)1737 839516 
> > BBC Internet Services                | Email:
> > Simon.Lockhart@bbc.co.uk 
> > Kingswood Warren,Tadworth,Surrey,UK  |   URL:
> > http://support.bbc.co.uk/
> > 
> > 
> > 
> 
> 
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> 
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