By housing or server colocation we buy but this is physically located on the premises of the hosting company. Thus we have the infrastructure and Internet high capacity server for optimal performance and that we would be too costly to maintain.
The servers are housed in a data center or ‘data center’ which has the optimum environmental conditions for perfect operation, with controlled temperature and humidity.
Or colocation in the housing a number of redundant systems are used to ensure interrupted performance, essential in what is known as ‘mission critical applications’ (a term directly transferred from the English expression ‘mission-critical applications’), ie essential operations in the operation of a company.
Normally in this type of hosting is paid for the rental of space in a rack or a rack rent and transfer. A rack is the name that the shelf or metal cabinet where you can place multiple servers or machines of standard dimensions.
This kind of hosting is used by major e-commerce sites or companies that use ‘mission-critical applications. “We can find plans to host our server from 100 € per month.