The First-Class Choice for Colocation ServiceWhether your organization is interested in disaster recovery readiness, load-balancing, or virtualization, colocation can provide numerous advantages. Merit Network's new Metro Detroit colocation facility provides first-class amenities and service, connected to your organization by your Merit Network dedicated connection.
For organizations in need of more cabinet space, colocation is the flexible, affordable way to expand your computing power without expensive physical upgrades to your facilities. With more than 200 cabinets, Merit's colocation space offers scalable solutions at a flat monthly rate.
Access to your machines is never a problem. Keycard access to the colocation site is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Hands-on service from an IT professional is also available, and if you need to power-cycle a machine, you can do so remotely from your location.
Benefits of the Colocation Service include:
- Fully managed, secure site connected via Merit's 10G fiber connection at our Detroit point-of-presence (POP).
- 200+ cabinets available, scalable to fit your organization's needs.
- Keycard access to site - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- Hands-on service from IT professional available 24x7.
- Data center is connected to multiple global transit carriers, including Level3, Savvis, Cogent, Global Crossing, and XO Communications.
- Monitored 24x7 by Merit Network Operations Center (NOC).
- Leverage your Merit Network connection, an extension of your campus or organization's network.
- Opportunities for your organization include: Disaster Recovery, Load-balancing, virtualization, and alternatives to tape-backup.
- Bandwidth aggregated under existing dedicated connection agreement with On-Net Service.
- No power-metering tied to flat monthly rate. Type and level of electrical service required is determined by your organization.
- Remote power control allows for power cycling of computers or servers.
- Using Merit's colocation site means no expensive physical plant upgrades necessary for your location.
- AC and DC power is scalable and can be added as needed.