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collocation facility

Collocation areas or rooms are separate areas in a data centre or exchange where the equipment of a customer or another carrier is located.

Collocation

area in the data centre, photo: Scan-Plus

area in the data centre, photo: Scan-Plus

In public networks, collocation rooms are used for the installation and operation of technical equipment from different subscriber network operators. It is a separate room, located within an exchange, which can be used by all operators. The leased usage area, the collocation area, is identified by markings on the floor.

A collocation space is used for collocation, it must meet certain climatic conditions and have a power supply for the equipment.

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Updated at: 14.05.2018
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