Colocation

Overview

Colocation is the practice whereby businesses situate their own server(s) at our premises to take advantage of HostAway’s high speed network backbone. There can be substantial savings in equipment and infrastructure costs for ventures which require high capacity/high reliability connectivity to the Internet.

Our standard pricing options are detailed below but we are able to tailor packages to your specific requirements for larger projects. Please contact us directly for further information.

There are 5 hours of supervised physical access to your equipment provided per month during business hours. Additional or after hours access can be arranged and is charged at standard rates.

Features

  • UPS conditioned power
  • Diesel Generator Backup
  • 24×7 Supervised Access
  • WAIX peering

HostAway’s premises are security monitored 24/7 with thermal and intrusion detectors installed throughout the building. There are 3 layers of security gates and meshing protecting our server room. HostAway staff are generally onsite between 8:30am and 5pm Monday through Friday.

Pricing

Feature 2RU 4RU 1/4 Rack Half Rack Full Rack
Cost (paid monthly) $130 $185 $380 $630 $1,060
Cost (paid 6-monthly) $650 $930 $1,955 $3,220 $5,350
Cost (paid yearly) $1,150 $1,665 $3,395 $5,635 $9,550
Setup Fee $220 $220 $330 $330 $660
Monthly Traffic Allowance 10GB 10GB 25GB 50GB 100GB
Ethernet Ports 1 1 1 1 2
IP Addresses 1 1 1 3 8
Power Allowance 0.65 amp 1 amp 2.5 amp 5 amp 10 amp

Please Note:
For any colocation at the 6 monthly or yearly rates the entire amount for the period must be pre paid. 2RU and 4RU plans are for single machines only.

Each customer is allowed up to 1TB/month of WAIX peering data however we cannot guarantee your route will be via WAIX so recommend testing prior to sending large amounts of data. Any usage which impacts other customers will be limited.

Excess Data Pricing

Pre-paid Data

For high traffic users we have a range of data packages available. This service is targeted for users who know they will have a continual and high data usage and need to be able to accurately predict their costs in advance and also be certain that their content will be delivered at acceptable speeds.

This data allowance is a cumulative amount for inbound and outbound traffic, i.e. a 50GB package allows 25GB inbound and 25GB outbound traffic (or any combination of the two with a sum of 50GB). If you exceed the data allowance you will be charged for the excess data at the below ‘per GB’ rates, or you can upgrade to a higher data package – whichever is least expensive.

Please contact us for data package pricing so we can tailor a plan to suit your needs.

Post-Paid Data

Although a pre-paid data package will normally work out less expensive, if you prefer data can be paid in arrears and is then charged at the static rate of $3 per GB. If you do not have a data package excess charges are applied to either inbound or outbound traffic depending on which is greater.

Eg: If you have a 10 GB limit, you can send 10 GB to your server and receive 10 GB from your server without paying any extra. If on the other hand your host receives only 1 GB but sends 18 GB you pay the excess above the 10 GB (ie. 8 GB, which is 8*$3 = $24). If your host sends 18 GB and receives 35 GB you pay the excess for the higher amount only (ie. 35*$3 = $105 extra). For customers with a consistently high usage a data package is recommended.

Additional Services

IP-KVM

Hostaway offers an Internet accessible (K)eyboard (V)ideo (M)ouse Service. Many customers with colocated servers have, at some point in time, required a console to be plugged into their machine for troubleshooting. In some cases, this may also require an on-site visit to make use of the console to fix any problems that can’t be solved by a simple reboot. With Hostaway’s IP-KVM service, you no longer need to come out to site to get a console on your server. Using a remote-client, you can connect to our KVM from your office or home over the internet and be presented with the functionality of a KVM. If you have multiple servers, the IP-KVM port can be connected to another multi-port non-network enabled KVM with hotkey channel selection capability. This ‘add on’ KVM can be purchased, leased, or provided by you.

Special: We will postpone the setup fee for you for a period of one month to allow you to trial this service. If you wish to keep going with the service, you can at this point pay the setup fee. If not, the IP-KVM service may be cancelled without attracting any further cost!

      • Setup: $150
      • Monthly: $20/month

IP-Power Switch

Hostaway now offers an Internet accessible Power Switch. On the odd occasion, you may be required to power-cycle (forcefully rebooting) your server if it stops responding. Hostaway’s IP-Power Switch will allow you to do this from your web browser any time day or night.

Special: We will postpone the setup fee for you for a period of one month to allow you to trial this service. If you wish to keep going with the service, you can at this point pay the setup fee. If not, the IP-Power Switch service may be cancelled without attracting any further cost!

      • Setup: $50
      • Monthly: $20/month

IP-KVM + IP-Power Switch

Take full advantage of remote power and KVM and recieve a discount. Pricing as follows is for customers taking up both IP-KVM and IP-Power Switch services for the same colocated server.

      • Setup: $150
      • Monthly: $30/month

Additional Physical Access

    • $125/hour for unscheduled or after hours access.

Additional Power

    • Additional power (where available) is charged at $35/month per amp.