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SaskTel Colocation allows you to protect your IT infrastructure without the expense of building and managing your own data centre.
We provide you with:
- Data centre space
- Power and cooling infrastructure services
- Bandwidth usage
- 24/7 security
- Customizable solution to adjust to your business needs
- Keep control of your equipment, data, and applications; we manage and maintain the infrastructure to keep them up and running
- Data stays local in one of our 4 Data Centre facilities in Saskatchewan
Why SaskTel Colocation?
We offer four Colocation Data Centres across Saskatchewan, an area of low risk for natural disasters. We guarantee a minimum 99.99% operational uptime availability included in your service level agreement, and have had zero outages and zero unavailable time in all our facilities.
Easily and economically scale up your service to meet the demand your business requires as it grows. Plan for growth by reserving space in the data centre at a fraction of the regular rates.
Sophisticated security systems with 24/7 monitoring, alarming, and physical security, plus keycard and biometric access controls so only you have access to your equipment.
- We offer four Colocation facilities across Saskatchewan to best suit your business needs
- We are the only Tier III provider, with both Tier III facilities boasting 99.999% availability
- We have made huge investments to better serve our customers, and to house our own IT infrastructure
- We have made these investments so you don't have to
|Shared space = Public space||Ready to use rack with combination-lock doors, two standard PDUs, and a shared internet link with up to thirty IP addresses.|
|Caged environment = Private space||A caged environment can provide an additional level of security or accommodate non-standard requirements that our shared space cannot.
*Only available for customers with 6 or more racks.
|Reserved space||Plan for growth by reserving space in the data centre at a fraction of the regular rental rates.|
|Full size||Three configuration options available: 24" server, 30" server, or 30" network rack|
|Partial option||1/2 24" or 1/3 24"|
|Business-grade networks||Preferred pricing available for Colocation customers on our networks, including Dedicated Internet, LANspan IP, and Virtual Private LAN Service.|
|Carrier Neutral||Have your third-party network provider work with our Carrier Services group to establish network connectivity to your Colocation environment.|
|Shared bandwidth||Access to 1 GB of shared bandwidth.|
|Reserved||Racks are configured to provide a maximum power capacity. You are charged a flat rate per month based on the maximum power we provide to your racks.|
|Metered||Pay-per-use model with rates charged based on the exact amount of power your equipment consumes in a month.|
|Security||Select additional security as you need:
• Lockable doors
• Card-swipe access for a cage of six or more racks
• Biometric access for a cage of six or more racks
• Install your own monitoring system
|Migration planning||We can help you design the best migration plan for your environment that adapts to your current situation and mitigates any possible downtime risks.|
|Remote hands and eyes||Maximize operational uptime and costs by eliminating the need to dispatch your own personnel to on-site locations to perform simple tasks such as:
• Swap devices
• Destroy media securely
• Mount servers
• Reboot servers
• Configure servers
|Equipment installation||We will coordinate and execute the installation of your equipment in our data centre – ship us your fully-ready equipment and we’ll take care of the rest.|
Sasktel Data Centres
There are four Colocation Data Centre facilities located within Saskatchewan. Click on each location for detailed specifications:
We use an industry leading Data Centre Infrastructure Management (DCIM) software to more efficiently monitor and manage all of our Data Centres; and to better plan, design, and support customers' environments.
We guarantee a minimum 99.99% operational uptime availability included in your service agreement.
We follow stringent Data Centre requirements and functional policies and processes, including the ASHRAE 2011 Environmental Class A1 guidelines.
All of our Data Centres feature a reinforced, three-tiered security system to protect your equipment:
- 24/7/365 monitoring, alarming, and physical security
- IP cameras
- Two-level access and authentication system to the data centre featuring biometric scanning and card-swipe systems
2018 Brian Eckel Award
Our Tier III Data Centre project was awarded the Brian Eckel Award of Merit by the Association of Consulting Engineers.
"We looked in Calgary, Edmonton, and Winnipeg, and yet we were most impressed with SaskTel's data centre."
Ken Seitz, former President and CEO
Click below to watch Ken Seitz's video on SaskTel's colocation services.
"The obvious choice at the end of the day was SaskTel Colocation service."
Glen Davies, City Manager
City of Regina
Click below to watch Glen Davies' video on SaskTel's colocation services.