IST offers a co-location and server migration service for internal campus IT groups that would like IST to host their servers for them. This includes rack space, network access, remote console, etc.

Who can use this service:

  • Faculty
  • Researchers
  • Staff

How to request this service:

Submit a request using the IST general request form and include the following information:

  • Server specification
  • Expected network utilization 
  • Information on faculty support group
  • Point of contact who must approve all change requests (must use a Waterloo email address)

Service category:


While there is no cost for most co-location requests, some aspects of this service may require a fee. Please contact IST to confirm.


EC2 - East Campus 2
200 University Ave West