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Server Co-location

NIC's data centre offers the facility to its users, where they can co-locate their own rack mountable servers. A Govt. Department/ Organization can also opt for its own complete rack placed at NIC's data centre to utilize the infrastructure and network.

In case of server co-location, we will provide you the complete infrastructure including rack, network connectivity, fibre connectivity, power supply through UPS system, network and physical security and 24x7 monitoring etc.

Server Collocation is an arrangement by which customers who own their own servers and hardware rent space, power and bandwidth in a Data Center. We offers secure server Collocation space for a Web servers and other related hardware in our Data  Center.

 We provide various space options inside our  Data Centre all the way from a single "U" to 8 U Rack space, all with ample power and bandwidth for user website hosting requirements. With our Collocation Services, user can control the operation and maintenance of his/her equipment. Our technical staffs are available to ensure that your equipment remains operational. It is the perfect solution if you own your own equipment and require reliability and scalable solution.

Terms & conditions for co-located servers.

1. Data Center  Responsibilities 

    • Assembling equipment based on information and instructions 
      provided by customer
    • Labeling cables and hardware based on information provided 
      by customer
    • Connecting equipment to power strip and ethernet cable
    • Powering up equipment

2.      Users  Responsibilities

  • Provide a detailed diagram/layout showing where each item of equipment to be installed is located within the cabinet. The diagram should be supplemented with a detailed description of how each item is to be connected and with written instructions on how to power on the equipment.
  • Provide technical and operational manuals for all equipment to be installed.
  • Configure the hardware and install all software
  • Arrange for the shipping of hardware, cabling (labeled), cabling ties, 
    and all other material needed to install the equipment.
  •  Work with the technician to make the equipment operational.
  1. Service Caveats
  • IDC is not responsible for lost revenue or service unavailability due to delay or problems in installing the equipment.
  • IDC is not responsible for failure of equipment powering on, even if the equipment is not found to be defective.
  • IDC is not responsible for loss of warranty due to installation of equipment.
  • IDC will not be responsible for storing boxes/containers, installing software, or configuring the equipment.
  • All equipment installed must fit within the cabinet elected by the customer.
  • IDC requires a minimum of a 10 working day notice before equipment can be installed.
  • All installation services will be performed during normal working hours (8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. ) Monday through Friday.


If you are interested to co-locate your server with us please submit your request request form

National Informatics Centre
Department of Information Technology
Ministry of Communications and Information Technology
Contact us at :
Phone : 91-11-24364206, 24305038, 24305039 
Email : sansupport@nic.in