What Is a Carrier Neutral Data Center?
There are two different models for providing internet service in colocation facilities. One is carrier neutral and the other is carrier specific. Carrier neutral data center offers customers more choices and are generally the choice for service.
The carrier neutral model is better for the for you since it encourages competition among the providers and drives prices down. As a customer you will have a better choice for service as well as lower costs.
N+ONE carrier-neutral data centers goes beyond providing space and facilities for your IT infrastructure. It also provides you with easy connectivity to the widest choice of carriers (Fixed & Mobile), ISPs, Internet Exchanges, Content Distribution Networks (CDNs) and other network service providers to build your communication networks to deliver the optimum end user experience.
A truly carrier-neutral data center provides entire independent of any network, hardware or software vendor. Because it has no affiliation to any one partner, it can attract the widest range of connectivity providers into its facility. That means you have a real choice of providers who are all competing to deliver the best performance, service and price for your applications and content.
With the carrier specific model, you don’t have a choice which company will provide your internet connection. You chose the facility that you want your server hosted at and then, whatever carrier they have, that’s the one you use for your internet connection. The problem with this model is that it doesn’t let you shop around for the best price on internet service.
At N+ONE, our Connectivity Hubs will also ensure that you have access to the right carriers to meet your needs, whether that’s type of connectivity, geographical coverage or segment-specific services.