Data center facilitator Datacenter.com has unveiled their on-demand colocation services model Start Direct Cabinets.The scalable service model will provide customers with enterprise-like, pay-as-you-go colocation services on month long contracts. Datacentre.com said that these services will also offer a flexible contract through which access to public cloud platforms like Oracle, AWS, Azure, and Google will be made available.
According to Datacenter.com, the Start Direct Cabinets are ensembled with flexible colocation services, low to high-density power configuration options ranging from 3.68kW to 7kW, high-volume racks, multiple connectivity options including Internet feeds, cross-connects etc and managed engineering services like remote hands and 24×7 staffing on site.
Start Direct Cabinets are said to fit a broad range of hybrid cloud requirements, including those of potential customers like Cloud Services Providers (CSPs), Enterprises, SMBs, Managed Services Providers (MSPs), Systems Integrators (SIs), and Internet Services Providers (ISPs).
Laying emphasis on the flexible and scalable aspect of the Start Direct Cabinets, Jochem Steman, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Datacenter.com said:
As our colocation business is founded by some industry veterans, we are aware that long-term colocation data center contracts are no longer convenient. With the launch of Start Direct Cabinets, Datacenter.com is responding to these cloud-like flexibility requirements. Next to our ultra energy efficient and highly modular thus scalable data center infrastructure, the introduction of Start Direct Cabinets is yet another example reflecting Datacenter.com’s innovative approach to deploying enterprise-grade colocation services.
Datacentre.com’s approach of providing these services to such a unique blend of customers looks ambitious. It will be compelling to watch how Datacentre.com scale with the offering they provide.