Colocation services

Put your servers in the most reliable and connected location possible

From 1RU to full racks and beyond – we offer flexible colocation options in Australian data centres with access to premium Internet connectivity.
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Why colocate with GCOMM?

If you are looking for a secure environment to house your servers, routers, firewalls or other computing equipment, GCOMM has the right solution for you. We have 9 points of presence in purpose-built data centres in prime locations across Australia and operate a nationwide, aggregated telecommunications network, making us a perfect partner for all your colocation needs.

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Key features

  • Australian data centres
  • Premium Internet connectivity
  • From individual to full rack units
  • Access to peering networks
  • Remote hands

We make colocation easy as 1, 2, 3

1. Assess your needs
Our IT experts will work with you to determine your exact colocation needs. This includes assessing the amount of space needed for your equipment and providing you with the most appropriate data centre location.

2. Set up your equipment
The next step is to deliver your equipment to the data centre of your choice. We’ll ensure that the equipment is stored safely in our data centre and provide you with an IP address, bandwidth and power source for your servers.

3. Grant access
We provide you with full access to your equipment so you can perform configuration, maintenance and upgrade as necessary.

Colocation technical specifications

Colocation service highlights

  • Choice of 9 geographically diverse data centre locations across Australia
  • Direct access to highly redundant, high speed Internet and peering networks, including most of Australia’s national carriers
  • High availability, aggregated telecommunications network
  • Secure, state-of-the-art data centres monitored 24x7x365
  • Highly flexible colocation options, from shared single racks to dedicated full rack units
  • Full access and control over your equipment
  • Remote hands support available on request
  • Backed by comprehensive service level agreements

Security within our data centres

  • Humidity and temperature controlled environment
  • UPS protected power supply
  • Raised floors
  • 24 hours access
  • Motion detectors with video surveillance 24x7x365
  • Steele meshed walls for extra physical security
  • Access to the facility is granted to approved personnel and clients only
  • Lockable cabinets available

Internet connectivity within data centres

When colocating equipment at one of our data centres, you can connect  directly to our partner carrier networks and our multihomed Internet backbone via a simple Ethernet port. With multiple upstream routes and a diversity of carrier partners, our Internet backbone provides excellent redundancy and reliability.

“In our data centres, we offer premium Internet connectivity through our multi-homed Internet backbone, so you can have peace of mind that your network and data is always available.”

Steve Cannard, Infrastructure Deployment Manager, GCOMM

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Learn more about the GCOMM network, our Network Operations Centre, our network capabilities and the services we offer, including private IP network solution and centralised Internet gateway

Benefits to your business

Highly scalable rack space

Unlike many other providers, our colocation solutions range from single rack units (RU), to dedicated, lockable full cabinets (42RU), so you can easily scale up or down as your business needs change.

Premium Internet connectivity

Through our multihomed Internet backbone, we enable you to get access to Australia’s leading upstream providers.

Reliable network infrastructure

At each of our data centre locations, we provide highly available and redundant networking environment, utilising entirely Cisco core network routers and switching equipment.

Guaranteed redundancy

All of our colocation facilities offer uninterruptable power and connections to multiple upstream providers to protect against outages and ensure your business is up and running.

Secure environment

Our data centre facilities are state-of-the-art with controlled climate, 24x7x365 surveillance, diesel power generators and onsite security personnel, ensuring your equipment is guarded according to the highest standards of security.

Access to managed services

When you colocate your equipment with GCOMM, you can take advantage of a number of add-on managed services, such as managed routers and network performance monitoring.

Contact us regarding colocation services

For more information about GCOMM’s colocation services, contact us on 1300 221 115 or send us an enquiry and we will respond within 48 hours.

Contact us regarding colocation services

For more information about GCOMM’s colocation services, contact us on 1300 221 115 or send us an enquiry and we will respond within 48 hours.