Equipment Co-location

On-campus IT Data Center or Machine Room collocation of college or organization-owned server equipment.

What You Need to Know

SJSU Information Technology (IT) offers server equipment Co-Location services in the SJSU Data Centers. 

As an alternative to housing servers inside campus offices, Co-Location provides space, power, cooling, and physical security for servers in a dedicated facility. 

Equipment Co-location Provides:

  • Physical Security
    • CSU Certified Level 1 Data Center
    • Alarm Systems
    • Physical Access
    • Control, Security Cameras
    • S2 Card Access
  • Monitoring
    • Server Up/Down Time
    • CPU
    • Memory
    • Storage
    • Power
    • Redundant UPS circuits with backup generator and redundant circuits to PGE and Campus Power Plant
  • Equipment
    • Cooling
    • Rack/Unrack Service
    • Hard Drive Replacement Service for RAID Configurations
    • Network connectivity and security

Who Can Request this Service

  • Faculty
  • Department IT Technicians

What You Need to Do

To request Co-Location services, open a help ticket. Requests are generally processed within 5-10 business days.

Cost & Requirements


There is no cost for this service.


Any 4-post Threaded Round Hole server rail.

Square Hole, Cantilever, Desktop/Shelf-mounted systems are also supported based on physical availability.

Support: Need Help or Have Questions

To request Co-Location services or ask a question open a help ticket