Colocation Services

Secure colocation services protect your network equipment

Our secure colocation centers safely store your company’s equipment and securely maintains its data. This is perfect for companies who do not want to build and maintain datacenter environments, need high amounts of bandwidth and that want a backup location for their datacenter. Northland’s datacenters are located in Syracuse & Utica for local convenience and provide features such as secure rack space, power, cooling, internet bandwidth, security and monitoring. Let our experienced engineers work with your team to design and implement a colocation solution. Explore how Northland’s regional fiber network and extensive network connectivity options can establish a powerful data center accessible through the internet, VPN or private MPLS connections.

Colocation Services Features & Benefits

FeatureBenefit
InfrastructureNorthland’s datacenters are built to high standards that meet the needs of network and computing hardware. Our facilities include conditioned power, cooling (HVAC), generators, security systems, environmental monitoring and many other capabilities
Redundant High Capacity Internet BandwidthMultiple connections from redundant Internet providers ensure high availability. Bandwidth can be quickly added to a virtual colocation environment at reduced costs compared to delivering services to a business location
Private Network AccessCustomers that colocate in Northland’s facilities have extensive options for network access. In addition to providing voice and internet services to your business, Northland can efficiently provide private connectivity to a colocation environment using an existing Northland network connection for voice, MPLS or internet service
Support/ExperienceNorthland has extensive experience planning, building and managing datacenters. Our expert staff can provide recommendations on all physical, electrical, networking and security aspects for your hardware. Our staff is available 24/7/365 to assist with any aspect of your colocation needs
Hybrid Virtual ColocationNorthland’s also has expertise with virtual colocation in a VMWare environment
If any of these apply to you, we can help. Connect with a network engineer.
ProblemSolution
If your business is outgrowing existing space for data centerConsider Northland colocation to provide space for all or some of your data center needs
If you don’t have a disaster plan for when your datacenter has a major catastropheConsider colocation (or virtual colocation) as a backup plan to keep your systems running during an emergency
If you have an application that needs a lot of bandwidthConsider colocation. You can have redundant high capacity bandwidth in an ideal environment for less cost than hosting at your own location
If your datacenter doesn’t have good controls like air conditioning, security, redundant powerConsider colocation. Northland provides redundant power with backup, cooling, fire suppression, water detection and other features that are ideal for sensitive electronics

Virtual Colocation Technical Info: 

SpecificationDescription
Location OptionsSyracuse or Utica
Power Options120V/220V AC, 48V DC
UPS AvailableYes
GeneratorYes
Air ConditioningYes
Racking OptionsSingle Rack Units, Half or Full Cabinets, Relay Racks
Fire SuppressionYes
Security SystemYes
Controlled AccessYes
24/7 Escorted AccessYes. After hour charges may apply.
Surveillance video camera with DVR Yes
Internet BandwidthUp to 1Gbps
MPLS ConnectivityYes
Hybrid Options with Virtual ServersYes