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What is the difference between a dedicated server and colocation?

The majority of our customers choose traditional dedicated server hosting where MacStadium provides the server hardware and the hosting of that hardware in our data center.

If you already own a Mac and wish for us to host it for you, you may use our Mac colocation service.

In both offerings, each subscription is required to pay a hosting fee each month which includes the Internet connectivity, custom rack space, power, remote management tools, remote hands support, and active DDoS protection.

There are many benefits to the dedicated server product offering, which include: