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Re: Debian Co-location in USA

On Thu, 17 Jul 2003 01:32, Dale E Martin wrote:
> > Maybe this is a good business opportunity for a group of Debian
> > developers in a place such as the Netherlands, Germany, or the US.  There
> > is reasonable profit in hiring hosting space by the rack and renting it
> > out by the 1U.
> Do have experience with this business model elsewhere?  I believe in this
> area there is a lack of linux hosting in any form, let alone Debian.  It's
> an interesting idea.

Some time ago I got some pricing on the various hosting centers for a client.  
I noticed huge economies of scale for larger hosting which means significant 
profits if you buy in bulk and sell in small units.  Then there's the issue 
of maintenance and support, which often isn't done properly.

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