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Shared Cabinet Colocation

Shared cabinet colocation is an affordable way to move mission critical systems into a data center.

Shared cabinet colocation means your server shares a single cabinet with other customers. Equipment access is provided under the escort of OpenAccess staff free of charge during regular business hours and commonly free of charge outside of business hours when scheduled in advance.  Unscheduled emergency access outside regular business hours the charge is $150.00 per hour.

An access key can be provided to business customers with applicable documented insurance coverage. An access key requires further paperwork to ensure the security of other customer's equipment.

For installation you can either ship us your server or meet us at the data center for installation. Your server must be a 1U or 2U rackmount unit, and you must provide sliding rails.  If you are unsure about how much power your equipment uses, often you can check with the manufacturer and they will have tools that let you specify things like the model, CPU, amount of RAM, etc and will provide you a power budget.  Another rough way is to look at the power supply rating on the machine and divide by 200.  Note that this will be a very rough calculation, but a good starting point, and when the equipment is installed the power meter will show how much it is actually using.

Product Features Setup Monthly
Single Server ColocationAny 1U or 2U server
$200.00 call
2 amps @110VAC*
Bandwidth1mbps at 95th percentileincluded
IP Addresses
A /29 (eight IPs, three usable)
24x7 Support
24x7 Telephone support
Product Features Setup Monthly
Additional 1U rackspace
If you have a larger server or multiple servers
Additional Power
Additional 2amps @110VAC*
Redundant Power
Second power circuit, per-amp @110VAC*  (must be same total amperage as primary power)
Additional Bandwidth
Up to 100mbps at 95th percentile**callcall
Remote IP reboot
You can power cycle your server via HTTPS$50.00$5.00
Remote IP KVM
You have keyboard/video/mouse on your server console via HTTPS
208 VAC Power
Power for 208VAC equipment
24x7 Access
Building and cabinet access key pursuant to security requirements, per individual

* Amperage requirements for your equipment is based on the rating of your power supply based on 110 volt power.  i.e.  A 500 watt power supply, whether you are using a portion of it or all of it, shall be charged at 5 amps (500/110 rounded up to the next amp).  We leave it to you to choose energy efficient equipment - which the rated amount of deliver of the power supply in your server should tell you.  Our pricing reflects this.

**Bandwidth pricing varies signifcantly depending which data center your equipment is located at.  In addition volume discounts are applicable, and if your bandwidth is 4:1 or greater ratio of outbound to inbound (i.e. you have a very busy web server), an additional 50% discount is applicable.

Whats New?

2010.11.01 Digital telephone & PBX services expanded
Over the summer of 2010 OpenAccess has rolled out digital telephone service for ourselves, affiliated companies and a few customers who were willing to be 'guinea pigs'.  Overall things went better than we expected and we are now opening up our digital telephone service plans to more customers.

2010.10.21 IPv6 Transition
OpenAccess will be having a mid range time line for adoption and implementation of IPv6.  As most people know who are reading this, there is a certain 'chicken & egg' problem with IPv6 in as much for any organization to move to IPv6 requires that other organizations have moved to IPv6.

2010.07.15 NAS.COM wholesale VPS and WebHosting services
This fall, OpenAccess will be re-purposing the '' domain name to provide VPS and WebHosting services, primarily wholesale to web developers. If you have an e-mail address, or a personal website located at, those services will continue be supported although we will not be accepting new accounts.

2010.02.22 Joomla auto install wizard now available.
Due to popular request, we now have a Joomla auto-installer available on our newer cPanel® servers.  This allows customers to quickly and easily install Joomla on their website.  The auto-installer is available under the 'site software' section in the administrative interface of your webhosting account.

2009.10.25 OpenAccess begins internal testing for Windows 2008 Server hosting solutions.
OpenAccess is happy to finally be able to announce that we are beginning internal testing of cPanelŽ/Enkompass as a platform for our customers to be able to deliver Windows(c) 2008 Server solutions on.

2007.09.26 Changes in paper billing system.
Effective January 1st 2008 we will be doing what most of our competitors have been doing for years and adding a $1.00 surcharge for paper invoices.

2007.05.30 New web servers in production.
In May we got two new web servers in production. These machines are based out of our facilities in Seattle and were needed as we have about hit capacity on our existing webhosting infrastructure.

2007.03.15 Additional nationwide and global network capacity added.
OpenAccess is glad to announce that we have put into production a new circuit providing us with direct Tier-1 nationwide and global Internet transport.

2007.01.17 Verizon DSL speed upgrades complete
Today we did the work to convert all NAS.COM customers over to our faster connection into Verizon. Everybody should be seeing performance increases.

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