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.

Kao Data Appoints Spencer Lamb as new VP of Sales and Marketing

Wholesale colocation data center provider Kao Data, with its data center campus located in London, UK, has announced the appointment of Spencer Lamb to spearhead the company’s growth strategy as Vice President of Sales & Marketing.

Equinix Enters Cloud Hosting Market, Buys Bare Metal Company Packet

Global colocation data center provider Equinix has now entered the cloud hosting market with its services by acquiring leading bare metal services provider, Packet.

Belgian Colocation Provider LCL Adds Equinix ECX Fabric to Its Portfolio

LCL, a Belgian carrier-neutral colocation data center operator with facilities located in Diegem, Aalst and Antwerp, partners with Equinix to offer Equinix Cloud Exchange Fabric to its colocation customers.

Equinix Completes $175M Acquisition of Three Colocation Data Centers in Mexico

Global colocation and interconnection company Equinix, has acquired three colocation data centers from Axtel S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: AXTELCPO) that serve the Mexico City and Monterrey metro areas of Mexico. Equinix has paid $175 million for these three colocation data centers in an all-cash transaction.

Tier4 Advisors Joins vXchnge’s Colocation Channel Program

Tier4 Advisors, a vendor agnostic IT sourcing, architecture, and strategy firm based in Alpharetta, Georgia, has joined vXchnge’s colocation channel program.

DataBank Announces $185M Equity Investment from Colony Capital

Colony Capital has made a $185 million investment into data center, cloud, and connectivity services provider, Databank, through the purchase of secondary equity interests from existing investors Edgewater Funds and Allstate.

Top-10 Most Interesting Colocation News in 2nd Half of 2019

This week our editors provide you with a Top-7 list of the most interesting news items on COLOCATION within the global cloud, hosting and data center market.

Murphy Company Will Provide Data Center Services for EdgeMicro Customers Across the U.S.

Edge colocation company EdgeMicro, founded in 2017 by an “elite” team with telecommunications and data center expertise, has selected Murphy Company as its nationwide partner for a range of data center support services within its Micro Data Center (MDC) implementations across the U.S. 

Dutch Colocation Provider Serverius Completes Data Center Expansion with ANSUL and ABB

Serverius, a Dutch data center operator of colocation data centers in the cities of Zwolle and Dronten, the Netherlands, has completed its new SDC1 data center in Dronten.

Colocation Firm eStruxture Builds Montreal Data Center with Vertiv

eStruxture has partnered with continuity solutions vendor Vertiv to transform a building formerly housing the Montreal Gazette printing press into its MTL-2 data center facility.

FirstLight Fiber Acquires Massachusetts-based ColoSpace

FirstLight Fiber, a provider of fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud computing and unified communications throughout the Northeast of the US, has acquired colocation company ColoSpace.