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colocation (colo)

A colocation (colo) is a data center facility in which a business can rent space for servers and other computing hardware. Typically, a colo provides the building, cooling, power, bandwidth and physical security while the customer provides servers and storage. More

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"A retail client recently completed a 'back-sourcing' exercise in which it migrated its entire cloud footprint into a colocation data center, where the retailer could control the infrastructure." - Mark Campbell

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    virtual LAN (VLAN)

    A virtual local area network (virtual LAN) lets network nodes that are geographically dispersed communicate as if they physically resided on the same network.

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