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bullet Bandwidth
Sat Dish We use redundant OC12 and OC48 connections to host our customers Internet presence. See our Network Connectivity and Topology Map for more information.

Internet Connectivity Comparison

Connection
Speed
Time to Transmit 1 GB
 Standard Modem  56 Kbps  1 day, 18 hours, 37 min
 2 Channel ISDN  128 Kbps  18 hours, 38 min, 29 sec
 Common DSL  512 Kbps  4 hours, 33 min, 4 sec
 T1 Circuit  1.544 Mbps  1 hour, 32 min, 43 sec
 Ethernet  10 Mbps  14 min, 19 sec
 DS3 Pipe  44.736 Mbps  3 min, 12 sec
 OC3 / STM-1  155.52 Mbps  55.23 sec
 OC12 / STM-4  622.08 Mbps  13.81 sec
 OC48 / STM-16  2.488 Gbps  3.45 sec
Really Fast! * All figures are approximated.

bullet Server Specifications
Each physical root server hosts 30-50 Virtual Servers. Root servers have the following configuration:

 
VPS v2VPSSolaris VPS
UNIX O/SFreeBSD 4.7 FreeBSD 4.4Solaris 8
CPU(s)Dual Intel Pentium 4 Xeon Dual 800 MHz Intel PIII440 MHz SPARC Ultra AXI
Main Memory4 GB DDR ECC2 GB 50 ns ECC Viking1 GB RAM
Drives3 10,000 RPM Seagate3 10,000 RPM SeagateThree 36 GB HDDs
 * Primary Volume * Dual 146 GB, RAID 1 * Dual 36 GB, RAID 1 * Dual 36 GB, Live Mirror
 * 24-Hour Backup * 146 GB Volume * 36 GB Volume * 36 GB Volume

 

Servers use high speed Cisco 7500 routers and Cisco 5500 switches (96 full-duplex 100 Mbps ports each) which are equipped with redundant power supplies and redundant route processors.

We provide triple backups of customer's data via:

  • Live mirror of user volume on secondary drive
  • A compressed archive stored on system volume
  • A digital tape archive

All Servers and networking equipment are supported by Liebert UPS with 1 hour battery, backed up by a 250 kW Onan/Cummins diesel generator with 36 hours of fuel.

 

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