Service Level Agreement

Claims
In the event that there is network outage, Globalspace will credit the monthly service charge for the following month's service as calculated below and as measured 24 hours a day in a calendar month, with the maximum credit not to exceed 25% of the monthly service charge for the affected month. Network outage means any outage in which end customers are unable to access the customer's site, due to a failure in Globalspace's network. Globalspace is not responsible for connectivity issues resulting from the failure of any other network than one which is solely owned by Globalspace. Globalspace will ONLY be held responsible for its network and not for general conditions on the Internet. Delays that occur outside Globalspace's routers caused by backbone failures/congestion, interruption of or delay in transportation, unavailability of, interruption or delay in telecommunications, or third party services (including DNS propagation) resulting in degradation of service and high packet loss or similar conditions, cannot be guaranteed by Globalspace. When purchasing services from Globalspace, the customer agrees that Globalspace will not be held responsible for any loss of sales or revenue as a result of network outages or website and server inaccessibility.

Globalspace will offer Network outage service credits to customers in accordance with the following schedule:

Server Availability / Credit
99.9% / Guaranteed
98%-99.8% / 5%
96%-98.99% / 10%
90%-95.99% / 15%
89.99% or below / 25%

Hardware Replacement (Dedicated Servers Only)
Globalspace uses top of the line hardware and components and will replace any failed component at no cost to the customer. Hardware repair/replacement will begin immediately upon identification of the hardware failure. Hardware is defined as the Processor(s), RAM, hard disk(s), motherboard, NIC card, and other related hardware included under the server lease. The time required to repair/replace hardware does not include software reinstallation and/or data recovery from backup tapes/disks (time frame depends on the size of disk). The maximum credit shall not exceed 25% of the monthly service charge.

Globalspace will offer hardware replacement service credits to customers in accordance with the following schedule:

Timeframe from Notification of Hardware Failure / Credit
Within 4 Hours / Guaranteed
Within 4 Hours 1 Minute - 6 Hours / 5%
Within 6 Hours 1 Minute - 8 Hours / 10%
Within 8 Hours 1 Minute - 12 Hours / 15%
Greater than 12 Hours 1 Minute / 25%

Service Credit Request Procedure
In order for you to receive a credit on your account, you must request such credit within 72 hours after you experience hardware failure or network outage. You must follow these steps:

  1. Send a request via email to sla@Globalspace.net with your domain or account name in the subject.
  2. Include all support ticket numbers in your email. Include your server name, your domain name, and your full address as shown on your invoices, and times of the unavailability of your server and any additional information pertinent to the claim.
  3. Credits will usually be applied to the following month's service within 30 days of Globalspace's acceptance of the request. Credit to your account shall be the sole and exclusive remedy in the event that there is a network outage or hardware failure.

Claims Review Process
All claims must be submitted via email to sla@Globalspace.net. Claims will be acknowledged within three (3) business days and reviewed within ten (10) business days of receipt. Upon coming to a decision, the customer will be notified via email whether the appropriate service credit will be issued on the next invoice or reject the claim by specifying the basis for rejection.