Graphic: Two servers next to one another with big blue arrows in a circle overtop.OARnet's co-location service provides you with cost-effective, worry-free space, with connections back to your organization via OARnet's high-speed network.

If you are in need of more cabinet space, co-location is a flexible, affordable way to expand computing power without expensive physical facility upgrades.

Benefits of Co-location

  • Reduces operating costs by sharing power and mechanical systems infrastructures.
  • Reduces cost to back-haul network traffic.
  • Increases availability of the customer's internal network, as traffic is outsourced.
  • Improves overall network performance, redundancy and security.
  • Eliminates need for expensive physical plant upgrades at your location.


OARnet co-location services include:

  • Secure server space connected to Wright State University, Dayton
  • Technical support
  • Fire detection and extinguishing devices
  • Internet connection – 10/100baseT Ethernet
  • Multiple connection feeds
  • 20 amps of AC power, which can scale up as needed
  • IP addresses (16 are included, if required)
  • Primary and secondary DNS for one registered domain name
  • Uninterruptible power supply (UPS)
  • Standard HP 19" 42U cabinet
  • Controlled environmentals
  • 24-hour keycard access

For more information or to request a quote, contact your client relationship representative or email