Definition

When one party houses their web server(s) at another company’s location for Internet connectivity.

Information

Colocated hosting can reduce the total long-term hardware expense compared to dedicated hosting.

However, anyone choosing colocation must know, or know someone who knows, server administration.

Synonyms

co-located hosting

Related Terms

web hosting

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Articles

Leaning Towards Co-Location
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Co-Location Q&A (Questions & Answers)
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