[TriLUG] Triangle Colo Providers
me at daniel-bartholomew.com
Thu Sep 10 12:29:26 EDT 2009
I've been tasked with getting some colo space for my employer, Monty Program.
Our needs are quite modest currently: space for up to a half-dozen
Linux/Unix servers (only two or three initially, I think) with the
main goal being to get our servers into a proper facility (fast
redundant Internet connectivity, clean redundant power, 24x7 facility
monitoring, 24x7 onsite staff, locking racks, proper airflow and
I was looking through the list archives and I see several area
providers mentioned and/or recommended, including:
* Peak10: http://peak10.com
* Celito: http://celito.net
* Intrex: http://intrex.net
* Inflow: http://www.inflow.com
* Springboard: http://www.springboardhosting.com
Of the above, I'm having problems accessing Inflow's and Springboard's
websites. Are they still around?
Of the remaining three, the only provider I have any experience with
is Peak10, and then my experience is only with working in the
facility, not with administration, costs, or provisioning (bandwidth,
Are the above providers good/reliable/friendly/helpful/etc? Are there
any others I should consider? Any personal favorites? Any gotchas with
any of the above or with others in the area?
Thanks in advance!
P.S. I'm located in north-east Raleigh (Capital and 540), so bonus
points if you know of a good colo near there. :)
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