Thoughts on making money from colocation?

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  1. MiniKnight

    MiniKnight Well-Known Member

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    I have two servers, one 12C/24T and one 4C/8T. Is there an easy way to co-locate them and monetize? I thought I saw somewhere that had an open source CDN node that the company pays you for what is served. I already have the hardware, just need to know if there are any good thoughts to make a few dollars off it.
     
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  2. OBasel

    OBasel Active Member

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    You will need some sort of billing and monitoring platform which will cost more.

    Maybe Minecraft? Or lease to a business as a dedicated server.
     
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  3. mobilenvidia

    mobilenvidia Moderator

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    WHM/cPanel has monitoring, you can setup accounts, bandwidth limits etc etc
    Have no idea what a license is worth though
     
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  4. wookienz

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    whm/cpanel is $5 USD per month.
    WHMCS their billing model is the same price.
     
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  5. mobilenvidia

    mobilenvidia Moderator

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    I use WHM/cpanel on my dedicated server for the website/forum.
    Its a great product, it's U$25/month though through Softlayer

    I would have thought that a stand alone server would probably cost more.
     
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  6. wookienz

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    ripped off! I guess my up stream provider gets bulk rates.
     
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