Service Level Agreement

Slice understands the necessity of high customer availability and makes every effort to provide services that consistently exceed your expectations. We offer the following levels of service to ensure maximum availability and performance. The Slice SLA sets standards for service in these critical areas:

Network Availability

We guarantee that our network will be available 100% of the time (excluding scheduled maintenance). Should we incur a network outage, Slice will credit the customer 1/30th of the recurring base monthly fee paid for every 30 minutes of downtime (up to, but not exceeding 100% of one monthly payment, and the credit will be applied toward future payments).

Network uptime comprises the functioning of all network infrastructure including cabling, switches and routers. Services or software running on your server are not included in the definition of our network. Network downtime exists if your server is unable to transmit and receive data and a ticket is opened for the incident in the Slice ticket tracking system.

Infrastructure Guarantee

We guarantee that critical environmental systems, including power and HVAC, will be available 100% of the time (excluding scheduled maintenance). Should an outage occur due to critical system failure, Slice will credit the customer 1/30th of the recurring base monthly fee paid for every 30 minutes of downtime (up to, but not exceeding 100% of one monthly payment, and the credit will be applied toward future payments).

Critical systems include functioning of all power and HVAC infrastructure including UPS equipment and cabling. Power supplies of individual servers are not included (see below for Hardware Guarantee). Critical systems downtime exists when a customer's server is shut down due to power or heat problems and a ticket has been opened for the incident in the Slice ticket tracking system. Critical system downtime is measured from the time the ticket is opened regarding server downtime to the time the problem is resolved and the server comes back on line.

Hardware Guarantee

We guarantee proper functioning of your leased hardware components and will replace any failed component at no cost to you. The replacement process will begin when the cause of the problem has been determined. Hardware replacement is guaranteed to take no more than 1 hour. In the event that it does take us more than 1 hour to replace faulty hardware, we will credit the customer 1/30 of the recurring base monthly fee paid per additional 30 minutes of downtime (up to, but not exceeding 100% of one monthly payment, and the credit will be applied toward future payments). Hardware is defined as the processor(s), RAM, hard disk(s), motherboard, NIC card and other related components included under the server lease.


This web page is an overview of our service level agreement. All credits must be requested by the customer within 3 days of the reported downtime, and the downtime must be from a single occurrence. Delinquent customers may not take advantage of our SLA.

Please contact your account manager for complete information and terms regarding the Slice service level agreement.