[Asterisk-biz] asterisk server colocation
matthew at txlink.net
Mon Nov 22 21:20:41 MST 2004
Our company has been offering Asterisk Server colocation, and we would like
some feedback from the * community on colo.
1. What would your ideal Asterisk colo provider offer ?
2. Would you rather colo Asterisk servers that you supply or would you
rather lease servers provided by the colocation provider?
3. What is the biggest reason you're not already colocating your Asterisk
[cost? availability? distance? etc.]
4. What is the number one thing that would turn you off about a potential
We're offering the following features and would appreciate any feed-back, on
or off list:
* Tier 1 Data centers -- no "basement IT", our premeier buildings are 1950
Stemmons Freeway, Dallas TX [infomart] and 2323 Bryan Suite 700 [our own
colo, not shared -- same floor with MCI and Qwest] Dallas, TX
* xLEC access -- We are a CLEC and can give you TDM trunks or IAX/SIP VoIP
access into our network as well as access into the tier 1 guys such as
Qwest, MCI, SBC, etc. Connections directly to carriers with no loops saves
* Quality bandwidth -- We have multiple providers coming in to both
buildings dedicated to VoIP, servers aren't sharing bandwidth with webhost
farms. We are carrier neutral so you can bring in bandwidth from other
* Support -- If your CPU fan dies on Christmas Day, we can send a tech to
Thanks for the input!
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