Colocation Services and Hosting

Complement your internal IT resources with data center, remote/smart hands, and network maintenance services from Verizon.

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Network Maintenance & Remote Hands


Simplify your network management while controlling costs using Verizon data center services. We help you develop a plan to complement or integrate your network systems into one of our data centers for centralized control over your resources.

Remote Hands/Smart Hands Services

Free, in-house personnel and IT resources to focus on more strategic initiatives by using our Remote Hands/Smart Hands services, which provide remote assistance for your hosted network. We can perform simple tasks, adjustments, and management functions on your network, allowing your internal staff to work on key objectives.

Remote Hands Service

Stay operational and control costs by reducing the need to physically send internal IT personnel to manage your hosted networks. With Remote Hands service, we can manage your hosted network and perform a number of tasks for you, including:

  • Cycling power and equipment and resetting network cards
  • Securing connection cables
  • Monitoring and reporting of equipment and console indicator information
  • Observing and reporting on the hosted network environment

Smart Hands Service

Delegate routine tasks to our technicians. With our Smart Hands service, we perform network installation and maintenance for you, without the need for you to be physically on site. We can manage:

  • Colocation hosting network equipment and components, such as cards, drives, and memory
  • Media and supply
  • Deployment of complex cable configurations, plus loop-back and signal testing, equipment testing, and troubleshooting
  • Circuit testing and trouble tickets

Network Maintenance Service

Streamline the hiring and training of your IT network staff. Our network maintenance service includes engineering support to help implement your colocation projects and perform needed maintenance.

We provide network maintenance services either pre-deployment or post-deployment.


  • Staging, configuration, and product preparation
  • Site selection/site survey and connectivity assessment
  • Design planning needs assessment
  • Existing IT assets, data processing/computing, network assessments, and audits
  • Staff transition and skills augmentation
  • Consolidation/migration of platforms, networks, or servers
  • Resource/staffing/organization assessments product procurement
  • Migration and risk and contingency planning
  • Platform migration


  • Network and systems implementation
  • Application and data conversion
  • Equipment engineering
  • Design of cable management, layout, network infrastructure, and power distribution
  • Management of fiber and conduit entrances and building connectivity
  • Satellite and antenna installation
  • Contract negotiation services with vendors

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