[Asterisk-biz] asterisk server colocation

Todd Gunn gunntc at comcast.net
Fri Nov 26 05:28:08 MST 2004

I would say important issues would be, quality, redundancy, variety of 
carriers as well if they are on their own or someone's backbone. The more 
links in the chain, the more likely there will be a weak one.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Matthew Simpson" <matthew at txlink.net>
To: <asterisk-biz at lists.digium.com>
Sent: Monday, November 22, 2004 8:20 PM
Subject: [Asterisk-biz] asterisk server colocation

> Hello list,
> 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 
> colocation?
> 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 you money!
> * 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 
> carriers.
> * Support -- If your CPU fan dies on Christmas Day, we can send a tech to 
> replace it.
> Thanks for the input!
> Matthew Simpson
> Txlink Communications
> www.txlink.net/
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