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.

EdgeConneX Extends Global Colocation Data Center Footprint into Spain

Edge data center services provider EdgeConneX has broken ground on a new edge data center facility in the Sant Boi de Llobregat region of Spain, located just 15KM from Barcelona city center.

eStruxture Buys Canadian Colocation Business from Aptum Technologies

Canadian-owned cloud and carrier-neutral data center provider, eStruxture, has acquired all eight Canadian data centers from Aptum Technologies, a global hybrid multi-cloud managed service provider, along with all customers and employees associated with its colocation business. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Green Mountain Deploys Sustainable Data Center Technologies with Vertiv

After extensive research, managers from Norwegian colocation services provider, Green Mountain, visited Vertiv’s Customer Experience Centers in Italy to see Vertiv technologies and test their performance in peak conditions. There, Green Mountain selected the Vertiv Liebert PCW chilled water perimeter units for its DC1-Stavanger colocation facility - with a total installed cooling capacity of 5 MW.

Cyxtera Expands Global Partner Program For The Federal Market

Cyxtera, a global data center colocation and interconnection services provider, has announced the launch of their Cyxtera Global Federal Partner Program. This brand new...

Polish Energy Company Selects for Colocation and Cloud Services

Polenergia Dystrybucja, an energy company distributing its energy to more than 18,000 customers throughout Poland, has adopted a hybrid IT infrastructure model. It has deployed a co-located IT environment combined with a VMware and HPE GreenLake powered cloud solution.

European Environment Agency Selects DigiPlex’s Colocation Offering in Denmark

Sustainable data center colocation provider DigiPlex has reached an agreement with the European Environment Agency (EEA) to host the organization’s server park. Previously, the EEA had deployed its server infrastructure in a server room at their offices in Copenhagen, Dnmark. The servers are now migrated to DigiPlex’s colocation data center in Copenhagen.

Element Critical Acquires Skybox Datacenters’ Houston One Facility

Element Critical, a provider of customized data center colocation services has acquired the Skybox Datacenters Houston One facility as per the company’s statement. This strategic acquisition would widen the market reach of Element Critical and enhance its capability to provide scalable colocation services for catering to the high-performance, edge demands of medium to large corporate clients.

Aligned Launches Second Salt Lake Metro Colocation Data Center

Data center operator Aligned, a company delivering sustainable and adaptable colocation and build-to-scale solutions for cloud, enterprise, and MSPs, has announced the completion its second data center in the Salt Lake Metro Area, located in West Jordan, UT.

Comcast Connects its Fiber Network to Digital Crossroad Colocation Campus

Comcast Business has connected its high-speed Ethernet fiber network to Digital Crossroad. The recently commissioned 70,000 square feet data center colocation campus is located in the Indiana/Chicagoland market. Digital Crossroad’s high-capacity infrastructure is engineered to accommodate enterprise and hyperscale customers.

Equinix to Open Its First Data Center in Bordeaux, France

Global data center colocation and interconnection provider Equinix has planned to open its first data center in Bordeaux, France, in Q3 2021. With direct fiber links to Equinix’s International Business Exchange (IBX) data center in Paris, this new colocation facility - named BX1 - features a modular design and is due to provide colocation space of approximately 32,000 square feet (3,000 square meters).

DCspine Network Now Available in maincubes Amsterdam AMS01 Data Center

Dcspine is a software-defined data center interconnection platform developed by Eurofiber Group. It offers automated and high bandwidth capacity connectivity between 75+ data centers in the Netherlands and Belgium. DCspine is now available in the AMS01 colocation data center of maincubes in Amsterdam Schiphol-Rijk.