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Managed and Unmanaged Hosting

OSL Data Center
Our hosting support staff members understand open source software and, matched with our carrier-grade facilities, offer the perfect hosting environment for your project. We are flexible and work to meet the needs of each individual client. If you have a server to host, need to purchase a server or even need just a portion of a server, we can help. We also make available a full offering of services to all of our hosted clients, reducing the amount of administration you are required to do in your own infrastructure.

To Request Hosting

The Open Source Lab provides hosting for projects and communities involved with open source software development. Typically we refer to the OSI's definition of open source, found at If your project follows an open development model and is freely available under an OSI-approved license, you may qualify for hosting. For more about which projects we consider for hosting, see our Hosting Policy.

To request hosting with the Open Source Lab, please send an email to support-at-osuosl-dot-org. Include in your email the following:

* The type(s) of server(s) you are requesting hosting for, if applicable.
* The purpose of said server (will it be Web, development, etc?).
* Your estimated bandwidth usage.
* Details about your project, along with your URL, license and any other pertinent information.
* Contributions that you may be able to make to cover costs.

Please give us a few days to discuss and respond.