Gp Colocation

Overview

Gp's colocation is intended for users that need to get their servers out of their home but don't want to pay for high priced commercial grade hosting. Further details on supported networking topologies can be found here

Pricing

Colocation cost is based on total power usage per year plus any extras (cost is monthly, prorated, due with yearly payment). Power is billed at $0.2724 per kW/h. 

What's Included At No Extra Charge

  • One public IP
  • 15Mbps Symmetric guaranteed
    • Burstable to 50Mbps if behind Gp Firewall
  • Ethernet Switch Ports
    • Eight 1 GbE
    • Two 10 GbE 
    • Bonding available for free
    • Private VLAN if behind firewall
  • Infiniband
    • Four 40Gbps ports (4xQDR)
  • 4U of rack space
    • Multiple devices allowed
  • Power
    • Four C13/C14 240VAC outlets
  • Cooling
    • Redundant Cooling
  • IP KVM
    • One IP KVM USB dongle
    • VPN required for remote IP KVM access

Options

  • Storage
    • Types
      • SSD
      • Bulk with  SSD cache
      • Bulk
    • Access type
      • NFS
      • Glusterfs
      • Ceph
      • CIFS
    • Price on request - based on storage type, access type, and space required
  • Backups
    • LTO6 Backed
    • Bacula based
    • Price on request - based on yearly backup size
  • Networking
    • 1x Static IP (default)
      • More available for $10/mo each
    • Bandwidth
      • 15 Mbps Symmetric Guaranteed
        • Up to 50 Mbps burst if behind Gp's Firewall
      • Bump to 100Mbps for $100/mo
    • Firewall
      • Behind Gp's Firewall
        • Up to eight 1GbE ports
          • Bonding available for free
          • Additional ports available at $5/mo per eight ports
        • Up to two 10GbE ports
          • Bonding available for free
          • Additional ports available at $5/mo per four ports
          • Twinax or Fiber+SFPs not included
            • SFP+ modules must be compatible with Blade Networks' Rack Switches
        • All traffic to/from WAN link will be guaranteed at whatever your bandwidth cap is. Any extra bandwidth will available equally on a per-external IP basis. 
        • Any ports/protocols/etc will be forwarded from your public IP to any internal IP(s)
        • Unlimited number of internal IPs
        • Your choice of internal IP block
          • Except for 10.22/16
      • Outside Gp's Firewall
        • Up to eight 1GbE ports
          • Bonding available for free
          • Additional ports available at $5/mo per eight ports
        • Up to two 10GbE ports
          • Bonding available for free
          • Additional ports available at $5/mo per four ports
          • Twinax or Fiber+SFPs not included
            • SFP+ modules must be compatible with Blade Networks' Rack Switches
        • All traffic to/from the WAN link will be hard capped at whatever your bandwidth cap is. No burst is possible. 
    • Infiniband
      • 4xQDR (aka 40Gbps)
      • Four ports (default)
      • Extra ports are $10/mo per two
  • Physical Space
    • Up to 4U total
      • Each additional 1U is $5/mo
      • Can have multiple machines
    • All gear must be rackmount
  • Power
    • Redundant PDUs in all racks
      • No extra cost
    • 240v C13/C14 on PDUs only
    • Up to four outlets
      • Additional available at $5/mo each
    • C19/C20 available at $5/mo each
  • IP KVM
    • One IP KVM USB dongle (default)
    • VPN required for remote IP KVM access
    • Additional USB KVM dongles available at $5/mo

Redundancy

  • 10 min minimum UPS backup
    • Actual time is closer to 40 min during the winter, 20 min during the summer. Only 10 minutes is guaranteed. 
    • Secondary cooling is on redundant power
  • No generator
  • No redundant internet connection
  • Redundant cooling