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Re: who offers cheap (personal) 1U colo?

  • From: Paul G
  • Date: Sat Mar 13 15:20:13 2004

paul,

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Paul Vixie" <paul@vix.com>
To: <nanog@merit.edu>
Sent: Saturday, March 13, 2004 2:59 PM
Subject: Re: who offers cheap (personal) 1U colo?

-- snip --

> $50/month at 40U rentable is $2000/rack/month if it's full.  after paying
> for 60A of power and 50Mbits/sec of transit and whatever the rack rents
for,
> the provider's gross margin will be between 25% and 50%, out of which they
> have to pay salaries.  as a standalone business this makes no sense, but
> at scale or as part of another business, $50/month @1U is just about
right.

according to your calculations, 1U + 1.5 breakered amps + 1 Mb/s should cost
us $25 to $37.50 to provide. care to share where that is?

paul





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