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.

Penta Infra Acquires Sungard Data Center Campus in Paris, France

Sungard’s data center campus in the Paris, France region, in the Lognes area to be more specific, has been bought by Penta Infra, a Dutch supplier of environmentally friendly edge and hub data centers in Europe.

atNorth Acquires Two Colocation Data Centers in Finland

Pan-Nordic colocation, high-performance computing, and artificial intelligence service provider, atNorth, has acquired two data center facilities in Finland from Advania.

Fourth Data Center Campus Announced by Digital Realty for Greece

Digital Realty has signed a contract to buy additional land in Athens that will support 15 MW of additional data center capacity, further enhancing its position in Greece.

Green Mountain Completes Expansion of Data Center Campus in Oslo, Norway

Scandinavian colocation services provider Green Mountain has completed the construction of a new 13.5 MW colocation data center in connection with its current OSL1-Enebakk campus in Oslo, Norway.

INNIO Implements Hydrogen Emergency Backup Power at NorthC Facility

Sustainable energy solution and service provider INNIO has implemented its Jenbacher hydrogen engine technology at NorthC Datacenters’ newest Eindhoven colocation data center in the Netherlands

Netrality Buys Lifeline Data Centers’ Facility on Indy Telcom Campus

Lifeline Data Centers' 733 West Henry colocation data center on the Indy Telcom complex has been acquired by Netrality Data Centers.

QTS Data Center in The Netherlands Supplies Residual Heat to 10,000 Households

A significant sustainability project for its Groningen colocation data center in the Netherlands has been launched by QTS Data Centers, a supplier of business, hyperscale, and government data center solutions in the U.S. and Europe.

NorthC Commences Construction of New Data Center in The Netherlands

NorthC Datacenters, the largest data center company in the Netherlands, has started construction of a new colocation data center in Eindhoven. The new data center will have a total area of over 4000m2 and will open in October 2023.

Free Data Center RFP Template Offered by LOGIX Fiber Networks

To assist businesses looking for data center colocation space early next year, LOGIX Fiber Networks, a sizable independent fiber network provider from Texas, is providing free access to its Data Center Request for Proposal (RFP) Template.

phoenixNAP Enhances Connectivity with Australia

Global Secure Layer has established presence at phoenixNAP’s flagship colocation data center in Phoenix, Arizona.

Equinix Raises Data Center Temperature to Save Energy

Global data center colocation provider Equinix has announced that effective immediately it will increase the temperature in its colocation data centers worldwide.