Another Way to be Green: Colocation

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Eco-friendliness enhances your company’s brand image and long-term financial prospects. Using colocation to go green is a viable method to reach your sustainability objectives. Optimizing IT infrastructure and going digital with records retention takes the right technology and server support. Look to our colocation data center to help reduce waste, increase efficiency and protect the environment for future generations.

Energy Efficiency

The Caronet Power Architecture utilizes Duke Energy and the low operating costs of North Carolina to provide you with 110V and 208V power options. Since we are able to service multiple clients within our dedicated data center, we are able to share power supplies among servers and optimize the use of energy. By using our data center, you are cutting down on your in-house utility costs and reducing the total amount of money spent supporting your servers. All of our equipment is state-of-the-art, which is conducive to the efficient use of power. There is no reason to waste time, space and energy when colocation provides a better option.

Green Initiatives

Our relationship with Duke Energy has provided us with the opportunity to add solar panels to our DC3 facility reducing our reliance on traditional energy sources. We are constantly looking for new and innovative ways to reduce our environmental footprint and provide additional value to our clients. Our green initiatives help your company become more energy efficient and eco-friendly without the investment in new equipment and facilities. Through cooperation and colocation services, you are enhancing the way in which your company does business. Tours of our facility and explanations of our equipment help your IT team understand the benefits of our quality data center.

Data Center Advantages

A major benefit of data centers is that they use energy more efficiently compared to other IT infrastructure and support systems. We promote the efficient use of power and space through our facility design and dynamic server racks. Also, we provide environmental monitoring and access to your servers even on the weekends and holidays. Our expert, on-site Smart Hands support team has the skills and training to support you in an efficient and effective manner. Since our facility houses servers for multiple clients, were are able to minimize support costs which is of benefit to all stakeholders.

Additional advantages of our data center include:

  • Customizable cage space
  • Full server racks with up to 42U (slot units)
  • KVM access
  • Rack U solutions with adjustable space
  • Customizable Smart Hands options

Managed Colocation Services

Whether using managed or unmanaged colocation services, we are able to provide you with the right type of support. Outsourcing your servers to a data center allows you to lower overhead costs and the need for large capital expenditures while reducing your environmental footprint. At Caronet, we maintain the facilities and equipment needed to house servers, which includes state-of-the-art security systems that provide 24-hour surveillance. Our personnel are thoroughly trained and able to troubleshoot problems and provide customer service as needed. By using an outsourced service provider, you can reinvest the money saved into revenue generating activities.

Managed colocation services include:

  • Network support
  • OS installations
  • Database backup and reload
  • 24-hour emergency support
  • Server reboot

Colocation data centers are your answer to going green and increasing the efficiency of operations in the process. A fine-tuned IT infrastructure allows frontline employees and management to streamline their tasks and deliver value-added services to clients. Look to our colocation services and support team as your trusted partner for sustainability initiatives.

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