A Colo Hosting service is space provided in a data center for servers and equipment that can directly connect to Internet network backbones. Colo Hosting is used by businesses to provide reliable, secure, redundant, Internet connectivity and space for websites, applications, and important data. Most data center hosting services offer additional managed network service and onsite support for all aspects of WAN connectivity and security. Colocation space is sold by the rack or cage with additional options for power, cooling, and data back-up available. Colo Hosting is also known as Colocation Space, Colocation Server Hosting, or Colocation Data Center Space.