Tuesday, September 27, 2022


Colocation (or colo) is the practice where a colocation provider houses private or companies servers in their colocation datacenter. A company rents space for their server or other infrastructure equipment. The colocation provider provides and manages infrastructure services like network connections, bandwith, power backup, security services, physical server security and cooling. In this category you find our news articles about Colocation and Colocation Hosting.

Datum Datacentres Acquires Teledata UK

Teledata UK has been acquired by Datum Datacentres. This would represent the first bolt-on regional acquisition for Datum Datacentres as part of its regional expansion strategy

Dutch Hosting Provider Weserve Acquires Datacenter Groningen

Hosting company Weserve, a provider of web hosting, dedicated servers, VPS cloud and fiber optic services based in the east of the Netherlands, has acquired Datacenter Groningen for an undisclosed sum of money.

Cogent Deploys PoPs at Two of Proximity’s UK Data Centers

Cogent Communications, one of the world’s largest Internet Service Providers, has chosen the colocation facilities of Proximity Data Centres as a strategic Point of Presence (PoP).

Flexential Announces Major Data Center Development in Oregon

Flexential, a provider of data center colocation, cloud, and connectivity, has unveiled the company’s newest data center expansion at its site in Hillsboro, OR, just south of Portland.

€1bn+ Invested in Growth of European Colocation Provider maincubes

DTCP has bought a stake in European data center operator maincubes from existing majority shareholder Art-Invest Real Estate.

Fiber Optic Network Provider Hawe Telekom Selects Beyond.pl for Colocation

As an owner of a fiber optic backbone network spanning all of Poland, Hawe Telekom made the decision to move its IT infrastructure to a data center operated by Beyond.pl.

Sungard’s U.S. Colocation and Network Business Acquired by 365 Data Centers

The U.S. colocation and network operations from Sungard will be acquired by 365 Data Centers, a provider of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solutions and network-centric colocation.

Technology Distributor TBI Adds DRFortress to Its Portfolio

TBI, one of North America’s largest privately held technology services distributors, has added DRFortress to its portfolio.

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Services Now Available from Interxion in Paris

European data center colocation provider Interxion, a Digital Realty company, has added Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) services to its Paris Digital Park (IPDP), one of the largest data center campuses in France, located less than three kilometers from Paris.

DataBank, Corsa Security Collaborate to Deliver Virtual Firewalls

With the help of automated firewall virtualization provider Corsa Security, data center colocation firm DataBank can now quickly, easily, and cost-effectively deploy, expand, and optimize its Palo Alto Networks ML-powered VM-Series Virtual Next-Generation Firewalls.

Colocation Firm Digital Realty Unveils New Interconnectivity Solution

The launch of ServiceFabric is the next step in Digital Realty’s strategy to help its colocation clients unlock trapped value from their data.