Secure Server Colocation Services and Data Center Providers.
Server colocation with Pathway ensures your data is secured. Our Canadian data center is ISO 27001 certified, SOC2, PCI & HIPAA compliant and monitored 24/7 by our onsite NOC. Benefits of Managed Colocation
Why Choose Colocation in Toronto and GTA?
If you need space for your network hardware and physical servers, turn to Pathway Communications for colocation in Toronto and Greater Toronto Area, Markham. That way, you do not need to pay for infrastructure to host your critical business systems yourself. You’ll also benefit from improved security and reliability, as well as lower power costs.
Tier III colocation
Guaranteed performance and uptime
In 2009, Pathway set out to do what no one else had done by building the first Tier III Uptime Institute certified data centre in Canada. We became a “Full Stack Provider” Servicing client colocation needs at every technology layer, from connectivity and networks, to storage and cloud, all the way to a managed services team that designs your solution and takes care of day-to-day management and support. Find out more about our flagship data center and certifications.
Our experts work with you to build customized colocation solutions from full rack configurations to private data suites that meets your specific needs. No capital costs involved.
Our engineers will develop a transition plan and help migrate your existing IT infrastructure to our Tier III data centre. You will not experience any unplanned interruptions to your services during the transition.
Disaster recovery services
Our team works with you to develop disaster recovery and business continuity to ensure your systems remain accessible no matter what happens. Find out more about our disaster recovery services.
Have our team of experts manage your infrastructure 24x7x365. Get your network, security, servers, backups, operating systems managed by Pathway.
Reliable, secure and monitored 24/7
Tier III certified by the Uptime Institute for 99.982% uptime. Power, cooling and networks built with N+1 or better redundancy. Geographical redundancy. Enterprise grade equipment.
24x7x365 onsite security with perimeter alarms, biometrics, video surveillance, firewalls and intrusion systems. SOC 2 Type II compliant controls.
All colocation racks & private suites are secured with strict physical and network access controls. Your data stays in Canada, no USA Patriot Act.
Access to the talent you need. Our experts manage your networks, servers, and operating systems 24x7x365. Learn more about managed services.
Easily access, analyze and move data whenever required. Eliminate your reliance on physical files and paper.
Backed by meaningful SLAs, Pathway’s business internet is the best connection to our data center. Your connection is monitored every 3 minutes for uptime.
Save on capital investments and get the right solution for your business from a single provider and only pay one predictable monthly fee.
Your server colocation space is accessible 24/7. React quickly to problems or contact our onsite team for remote hands and eyes services.
Our racks support low medium or high density power configurations. With over 10000sq ft of raised floor space available you’re able to grow your business footprint quickly and efficiently.
Set up collaboration tools that enable your remote workforce. Control your files with a centralized data system.
Colocation vs managed colocation
With unmanaged server colocation, you only enjoy part of what Pathway has to offer – our Tier III facility with 99.982%+ uptime for power, climate controls, networks and security. What about your servers? The operating systems on them? Your back ups? The costs of your in-house staff who keep it all running?
With managed colocation, your critical business systems are taken care of. You will get your own operating system, application, firewall, security, backup management services and technical support for a fraction of the cost of doing it in-house. Get custom SLAs, reports and audits according to your precise requirements. Plus, you’re assured quality service with our ISO 9001:2015 and ITIL®-compliant processes, systems and staff.
Avoid the costs of salaries, benefits, training, licensing and certifications by choosing Pathway as your managed service provider.
* ITIL is a registered trademark of AXELOS Limited.
Managed colocation services
Grow your business while only paying a predictable monthly fee at a fraction of the cost of in-house staff and facilities.
Expertise you count on
Our team of qualified engineers and technicians manage your systems 24x7x365.
Get detailed reports and notifications about your colocation services from our client portal and proactively address issues.
Schedule backups when it works best for your business. Restore the data you need quickly.
Service level packages
Start with a pre-made solution that covers your needs or contact us for custom services.
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Private data suites
Custom designed and built data suites for your IT infrastructure. If your business has strict security and privacy requirements, a private data suite is the most cost effective solution. Avoid the capital investments, compliance audits and management costs of an in-house facility by leveraging Pathway’s certifications and qualified security personnel. All your colocation hosting, compliance and security needs are covered by a single experienced team of experts.
Expert consultation and support
Build your suite with the help of the same qualified experts who maintain our Tier III data centre. They’re available 24x7x365 and will help you design, construct, migrate and operate every aspect of your custom suite. Need help taking care of your servers? Take advantage of our managed services.
Avoid the costs of investing in an expensive in-house data centre. Build your custom suite in our Tier III facility for the exact costs agreed upon. Then you’ll only pay one, predictable monthly fee for management and support. Stay on budget. No unexpected costs.
Tell us what you need and our experts will customize every aspect of your private suite. This includes physical layout and segregation, security and access cards with biometrics scan options, cabling and racks, temperature and humidity levels, power distribution and UPS, SLAs, reports, asset tracking, and connectivity with optional MPLS and multi-carrier redundancy.
Virtualize your business
Secure private cloud
Thinking of moving to the cloud? Get all the reliability, scalability and resources you need to future proof your operations. Take a look at our secure, private cloud.
Benefit from the cloud without investing in the expertise to keep it going. With managed cloud, our engineers will closely monitor and manage your data on the cloud so you can focus on growing your business.
Cloud file sharing
Secure, private and flexible content sharing and data management that safeguards, versions and synchronizes your data, wherever you are, and whenever you need it.