What is Colocation, POP , Carrier Hotels and Meetme Room ?

What is Colocation, POP , Carrier Hotels and Meetme Room ?

If you are working in operator domain or a network engineer who wants to learn what is colocation , what is POP (Point of Presence) , how POPs are physically connected , POP terminology , understand meetme room and carrier hotel, this post is for you.

POP locations can be located in the Datacenter or in very small buildings , meetme room and the carrier hotel is placed in the datacenter.

Colocation is provided by the datacenters.

But there are other details which you should be aware.

I explained these details in the below video. This video is one of the 20 topics from the network interconnection module of Service Provider Design Workshop. You can take this workshop and watch the on demand 10+hours service provider technology videos right away.

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