Colocation | Smartt | Digital, Managed IT and Cloud Provider


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Colocate your server in a professional environment with a blazing fast network. 

Sometimes your web applications or use case may require specific hardware requirements. Smartt's Colocation services let you place your hardware in a professional run datacenter environment with direct connections to the fastest available networks, so you can: 

  • Control your hardware choices
  • Choose your location
  • Have optional dedicated connections between your office and our colocation facility
  • Have environmental Control

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Why Do Companies Need Server Colocation?

Clients typically use our Colocation when they want complete control and ownership of their hardware. 

Common Use Cases for Server Colocation:

  • Run Specialized Applications: Run specific applications that require custom hardware

  • Extend End-Of-Life Environments: Some applications may require legacy operating systems that are no longer allowed with cloud hosting services.

  • Create your own private cloud environment: Have the best of what cloud computing offers, without exposing your data to any cloud vendor platforms.

  • Control And Own Your Assets: Own your assets and have control over your budget and hardware capitalization. 

Smartt is a different kind of Colocation provider - we have a whole team of cross-functional experts and consultants who can help you achieve your objectives based on the unique needs of your industry and situation. We would be happy to initiate a discussion with you and see if we might be a good fit as your managed hosting partner.  

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Why Smartt for Server Colocation?

Smartt has served as a trusted colocation facility for more than a decade.

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We have multiple direct connections with each datacenter as well as over 65 peering partners such as Akamei, Microsoft, Yahoo, Shaw, Telus, AT&T, and Alibaba.

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We have datacenters and additional point of presence's across North America in geographically disperse regions.

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White Glove Remote Hand Services

We offer white glove remote hand services if you wish to have us do the work for you. We also offer optional FlexHours services across our IT Consulting, Web/Application Development, and Digital Marketing services. 

1/4 Rack

$450/Month *
  • 10U
  • 300 GB Bandwidth
  • 100 Mbps Port Speed
  • 5 IPv4 Addresses
  • Unlimited IPv6 Addresses
  • 1 Network Drop
  • 7 Amp Power (110V)
  • Backup UPS

1/2 Rack

$800/Month *
  • 20U
  • 800 GB Bandwidth
  • 100 Mbps Port Speed
  • 13 IPv4 Addresses
  • Unlimited IPv6 Addresses
  • 1 Network Drop
  • 15 Amp Power (110V)
  • Backup UPS
  • 2 Shelves

Full Rack

$1,300/Month *
  • 40U
  • 2000 GB Bandwidth
  • 100 Mbps Port Speed
  • 29 IPv4 Addresses
  • Unlimited IPv6 Addresses
  • 2 Network Drop
  • 15 Amp Power (110V) x 2
  • Backup UPS
  • 4 Shelves


  • No contract
  • 30 day cancellation


  • Next business day
  • USA or Canada


  • 24/7/365 Support
  • Uptime Monitoring
  • ITIL & HDI best practices

*Additional monthly services include: (1) bandwidth at $0.25/GB, (2) $50/network drop, (3) $30/Amp (110V), (4) $2/IPv4 address, available in blocks of 5/13/29/61. IPv6 addresses subject to availability. Monthly billing with currency based on hosting location (CAD, USD, Euro). Pricing excludes wiring costs for additional circuits or PDU's and setup fees.

Smartt Co-Location Catalogue

Category Component 1/4 rack - 10 U 1/2 rack - 20 U Full rack - 40 U
Service Package MRC $450.00 $800.00 $1,300.00
NRC $600.00 $600.00 $600.00
Cabinet Size 10U 20U 40U
Rail mounted Yes Yes Yes
Secure Cabinet Yes Yes Yes
Shelf 0 2 4
Network Network Drop One One Two
Bandwidth (GB) 300 800 2000
IPV4 address 5 13 29
IPV6 address unlimited unlimited unlimited
Port Speed (Mbps) 100 100 100
Multi home Tier 1 Yes Yes Yes
Data traffic report Yes Yes Yes
Custom Firewall Rules Yes Yes Yes
Power & HVAC Power 7 A @ 110V 15 A @ 110V 2 x 15 A @ 110V
Emergency Generator Yes Yes Yes
Back up UPS Yes Yes Yes
Smart PDU (8 outlet) Yes Yes Yes
Redundant Cooling System Yes Yes Yes
Support E-mail /Telephone 24/7/365 24/7/365 24/7/365
24/7 access Yes Yes Yes
24/7 remote hands Yes Yes Yes
Network up time SLA Yes Yes Yes
Visitor Wi-Fi Yes Yes Yes
Client Parking Yes Yes Yes
Onsite Work Space Yes Yes Yes
Terms Contract Period Monthly Monthly Monthly
Payment Option AD-CC-Cheque AD-CC-Cheque AD-CC-Cheque
Cancellation 30 days notice 30 days notice 30 days notice
Additional Services IPV4 address $2/IP/month
Network Drop $50/Network Drop/month
Power $30/A @110V /month
  1. Currency based on hosting location (CAD, USD, EURO) and exclude taxes.
  2. IPv4 addresses may change if co-location package changed as a result of subnet change.
  3. Client assets must be standardized and compatible with local racks.
  4. Bandwidth and Power excess usage calculation based on actual usage in calendar month.
  5. Cancellation on M2M with 30 calendar day notice. For Term contracts of greater than 30 calendar days, balance of contract term due upon cancellation. Client forfeits any prepayments made for balance of Term.
  6. Late or delinquent payments will result in 2% monthly surcharge. Client responsible for all fees generated to pursue collection.
  7. Smartt can change terms of agreement, including cancel client Services with 30 day calendar notice.
  8. SLA: 100% uptime except for planned service events with 24 hours notice. Client eligible for chargeback of 1% total monthly revenue paid to Smartt per calendar month for every 1 minute of downtime, up to 100% of monthly revenue. Applicable for each SLA breach event, up to 2 per year. Client must request chargeback of Smartt in writing within 5 calendar days of breach. Chargeback void if client account delinquent at time of SLA breach (payment delinquency exceeds 30 days from invoice date). Chargeback amount determined by and subject to Smartt agreement.
  9. Support: E-mail/Telephone Support TTR (LOW) 8 Hours, (MED) 4 Hours, (URGENT) 30 Minutes.
  10. Smartt retains ownership of all cabinets, cabinet fixtures, network devices, cables, IP addresses, FOB's, badges and other items procured and provided to client for Term of Service.
  11. Smartt reserves the right to throttle, suspend, disconnect or otherwise modify client connection in event of: (a) active DDOS or other attack which impacts the Service for other clients or the Smartt network; (b) delinquency beyond 30 calendar days.

The Smartt Datacenter Environment

We provide a 24 × 7 Network Operations Center that monitors all mission critical network equipment and systems. The Smartt datacenter is conveniently located just minutes from downtown Vancouver. The datacenter is engineered according to highest standards in safety and security measures. We provide prime running conditions and reliable power supply for servers and network equipment.

UPS & Generator Power Backup

Our entire datacenter is backed by an on-site UPS and diesel power generator that ensures network stability, even in the event of a massive power failure in the local electricity grid.

Redundancy and Hot-Swappable Network Infrastructure

We use multiple upstream providers that allow us to automatically re-route data traffic to prevent network downtime. We provide full redundancy for Internet access with multiple points of peering.

Network bandwidth

Gigabit networking with industry-standard Cat6 Cabling.

Environment protection

Pre-action fire suppression and enhanced cooling system with AEAS (Automated Environment Alert System) that notifies staff of any temperature variations above 22 degrees Celsius.


24 x 7 escorted access with security cameras and access controlled environment. Our video surveillance system closely monitors our datacenter 24 x 7 as well as building exteriors. Access to the facility is controlled through a key card reader in combination with a password; all guests are escorted through the facility by one of our representatives.

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