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In the 1980s, when the internet took the world by storm, people flocked to it. People surfed the internet mainly for information, entertainment, and connect to other people across the globe to share ideas. As time passed, many businesses saw the internet as an opportunity to scale their businesses to such heights that weren't possible before this global web. Soon the internet became a global marketplace housing billions from all over the world, and as a result, we now see more people than ever making purchases online than ever. For these reasons, many companies and businesses have made their presence online to target their specific audience, and for that, they need their IT-hardware, which is compulsory.

One of the most reliable and cheap server colocation is provided by server colocation in the UK. These services would be the best solution for your data hosting services; however, before we can get deeper into all the facilities we have to offer, here is an explanation of what server colocation is. 

Cheap server colocation

This hardware (mainly servers) can be a single server found primarily on a room's corner in a cabinet or a closet room. It could be entire racks of servers with a network of wires in a particular dedicated common room. Regardless, this hardware needs proper management and monitoring, which many companies and businesses don't have the time for. Server colocation is a solution to this. 

Server Colocation, its types, and advantages 

 As mentioned above, organizations and businesses need an entire infrastructure of resources and monitoring to manage and house their IT-based hardware. Suppose you look at the overall cost and the hassle of doing that on their own organization's premises. These resources are optimal environmental controls, fire control systems, uninterrupted power distribution systems, networking framework, etc.

This infrastructure is not easily sustainable if a company cannot manage the upfront costs of housing its organizations' infrastructure. Furthermore, even if a company can support the costs of housing their IT-hardware in their office, the hassle of doing is significant.

You need to be aware of potential unfortunate events such as power outages, human errors, security risks all the time, and the bigger the organization and business are, the more these factors have a chance of occurrence.

Server colocation has posed an easy solution to these issues at a much lower cost. Server colocation is a service that allows companies to house their IT-hardware in specially designed data center facilities owned by a partner.

These data centers will manage and house the company's hardware in their facilities. They'll be responsible for providing and maintaining the entire infrastructure needed for your servers to work at their best. All you need to do is shift your existing hardware to the data center facility manually, and they'll take care of the rest. 

The downside is that you will need to drive to the data center facility to physically make changes to your hardware. 

 Server colocation has a lot of advantages, which outshine the one downside by a mile:

  • One of the most significant benefits is that it is the best cost-effective solution to housing your IT hardware on your own organization's premises.
  • These data centers have multiple organizations' hardware housed in their data center facilities, and the cost of monitoring and managing these resources is distributed over different organizations and businesses.
  • It is one of the most reliable services to manage your hardware.
  • The data centers will take complete responsibility to provide adequate power supply, an entire networking framework, physical and virtual security solutions, environmental controls, storage racks, etc.
  • The data centers will also be responsible for any unforeseen events such as power outages and disasters such as a fire.
  • They have a framework of backing up your data, fire control system, and back power options ready to go.
  • They also have a team of highly skilled professionals, each in their domain, to deal with such events and to work closely with your team to keep the 100% uptime for your servers at the best performance.

Different types of Cheap Server Colocation services:   

  • Single server colocation

The single server colocation is the most renowned colocation service among new or small businesses and organizations. As the name suggests, this colocation is dedicated to housing a single physical server in the data center facility. There are different types for single colocation service; 1U, 2U, 3U, 4U, and 5U, with 1U service, is the most popular among companies that don't otherwise need much computational and network power. 

  • Quarter Rack colocation

A level above the single server colocation service is the quarter rack colocation service. It provides additional physical security for your server by enclosing in a specially designed cabinet accessible by you and the data center's staff. 

  • Half rack colocation

Half rack colocation is a level above the quarter rack. In this colocation service, you are allowed more physical storage space with a broader cabinet shelve and additional security featuring more secure locking mechanisms accessible by you only. 

  • Full rack colocation

The full rack colocation service comes after the half rack, and it is the most flexible colocation server hosting service that can be adjusted and customized to your need. If you have many physical servers that need to be stored in a typical tower server scheme, this should be your go-to colocation service. 

  • Private Suites

Private Suites are a more physically secured level of full rack colocation. You should opt for this colocation service, especially if you need a tower server colocation that needs to be stored in a physically secured environment. Typically the companies with highly sensitive information need this colocation. 

Why choose our cheap server colocation? 

We at server colocation provide one of the best, reliable, and cheap server colocation services. If you're in the United Kingdom looking for server colocation, don't get searching the web about "server colocation near me." We got just the solution for you, and we provide cheap data center hosting services in the UK with our all in one server colocation pricing packages that provide adequate power supply for your plan along with a lot more. Our plans start at € 21.59 per month for 1U colocation to € 86.38 per month for 1st year for 5U colocation with additional private colocation making these among the best budget colocation service if you compare other colocation pricing UK packages. 

Colocation FAQs

About Server Colocation UK

Our servers are located in our own data center which is located in Derby, United Kingdom.

Our data center is located next to Mansfield Road, Derby, UK. We are very accessible.
Our address is: Suite 18, Parker House, Mansfield Road, Derby, DE21 4SZ

Tour of our data center facilities is reserved for customers who are looking for colocation services with Data center plus.
If you would like to visit the data center, we must receive at least 24 hours notice.
You will also require to bring a form of ID in the form of a passport or driving license. We cannot allow anyone into the data center failing these requirements.

If you would like to place an order please contact us directly.
You can contact our sales team directly on 0808 169 7866 or emailing info@servercolocation.uk.
If you are an existing customer, log in to the site and simply check out after selecting your new service and proceed to payment options. The details of your new service will be added to your account portal.
If you are placing an order that is an upgrade to your existing one, get in touch with your account manager or raise a support ticket at info@servercolocation.uk.

Support

Follow these steps in case of any server issue: Firstly, get yourself a support ticket. For this, please navigate to our support page and enter all the relevant information. Our support team will generate a ticket for you. Otherwise, send your complaint and relevant information at info@servercolocation.ukIn case, you think the issue is critical and time-sensitive call us immediately at +44 133-230-0935 and simply choose the complaint number. Our SLA response of time is only 30 minutes of each ticket

With remote hand services, you can rapidly respond to disasters.
Our remote hand's services cover different tasks, including:
– Rebooting server
– Connecting and disconnecting cables
– Check and report on indicators
– Checking and relying on diagnostic data back to the clients
In case you need other services such as software installation, we will also serve them to you as an additional service. You may require to pay extra amount for that service. For more information, contact our help centre.

Support for hardware failure is 24/7/365 on our Managed Servers.
Most failed hardware components can be replaced within 1 hour (during office hours and subject to parts being in stock.
Office Hours: 08:30 – 18:00

Emergency support work