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.

American Savings Bank Selects Servpac’s Colocation Data Center in Hawaii

American Savings Bank has chosen to co-locate their data at Servpac’s MTP Data Center in Hawaii. Servpac is now working hand-in-hand with ASB to transition the bank’s legacy server room infrastructure into a secured private cage within their data hall.

Expert Blog: Top Tips to Choose Your Colocation Provider

As costs of managing and maintaining in-house data centers rise, enterprises are reconsidering their infrastructure and attempting to minimize on-premises data center space. Colocation data center providers are becoming a more attractive and cost-effective solution, offering physical locations as well as power, cooling, network, and security services for their customers. According to 451 Research, nearly half of all enterprises plan on increasing their use of colocation services over the next two years. Read the Expert blog by Herman Chan.

TRG Datacenters Expands Its Colocation Facility in Spring, Texas

TRG Datacenters is beginning construction on Phase 2 of their Spring, Texas colocation data center. This expansion will allow for an additional 10,000 square feet of useable colocation space.

London is Fastest Growing Data Center Market in Europe, Says Knight Frank

London is recorded as top performing data center colocation destination in the leading ‘Gigawatt’ markets, according to global property adviser Knight Frank. It’s the outcome of the newly released ‘The Knight Frank Data Centre Report’ for Q3, in partnership with DC Byte.

Big Data Exchange Partners with Cogent in Singapore SIN1 Data Center

Big Data Exchange (BDx), a pan-Asian carrier-neutral data center colocation cluster, partners with Cogent Communications in the company’s Singapore (SIN1) data center facility. Acquired by BDx earlier this year, SIN1 is one of the facilities still available to service new customers in capacity-constrained Singapore.

Cologix Breaks Ground on 120 MW Mega Data Center Campus in Ashburn

Data center developer/operator Cologix has broken ground on a new 120MW mega colocation facility in Ashburn, in Northern Virginia. It’s another example of Cologix’s new “hyperscale edge data centers” enabling massive deployments at scale as well as deep connectivity “at the very digital edge.”

Iron Mountain Executes 6MW Expansion with Fortune 100 Customer in Phoenix

Iron Mountain, global storage, information management and colocation services company, has signed a 6MW data center pre-lease expansion with a U.S. based Fortune 100 customer in Phoenix, Arizona, at its AZP-2 data center.

New HPE GreenLake Cloud Services for HPC Released

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) intends to accelerate mainstream enterprise adoption of high performance computing (HPC) by offering its HPC solutions as a service through...

Colo Solutions Achieves 6 Consecutive Years of SOC 1, HIPAA, and PCI Compliance

Colo Solutions has announced successful completion of their 2020 SOC 1 Type 2 examination, HIPAA Security Compliance assessment, and PCI DSS assessment. It’s the sixth consecutive year of SOC, HIPAA and PCI DSS compliance for Colo Solutions.

Interxion Commences Construction on its 3rd Data Center in Denmark

Digital Realty company Interxion, a European provider of carrier- and cloud-neutral colocation data center solutions, has begun construction on its third data center in Denmark. The new colocation data center will be developed in three phases and is expected to support the delivery of nearly 7,000 square meters of total equipped space.

NTT Expands Data Center Footprint in Berlin, Germany

Global Data Centers, a division of global technology services provider NTT, commences construction of a new Berlin 2 data center colocation campus, as well as the expansion of its Berlin 1 Data Center. Once fully operational, the new campus Berlin 2 Data Center will provide 48 MW of IT load. The existing campus Berlin 1 Data Center will be expanded by 5 MW.