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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.

Rack Centre Doubles Capacity to 1.5MW at Its West Africa Data Center

Rack Centre, a West Africa based carrier neutral data center colocation provider offering direct connection to all 5 undersea cables serving the South Atlantic Coast of Africa and every country on the Atlantic coast of Africa, has completed the doubling of its IT load capacity to 1.5 MW at its LGS 1 site in Lagos, Nigera.

Evoque Data Center Solutions Unveils ‘Application-First’ Initiative

Evoque Data Center Solutions advocates a flexible, application-first approach, in which each workload uses exactly the infrastructure it requires. The company therefore has unveiled a new solution that gives businesses the flexibility and power to move away from an infrastructure-first approach.

DataBank Expands Its ‘DFW3’ Dallas Fort Worth Colocation Data Center

DataBank, large supplier of colocation, connectivity, and managed services with more than 60 data centers available and 20 interconnection hubs in 29 markets, has expanded its Dallas Fort Worth Data Center, DFW3, to satisfy the growing need for mission-critical IT infrastructure in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

Macquarie Data Centers to Develop Mega Data Center in Sydney, Australia

Wholesale data center infrastructure provider Macquarie Data Centres, part of Macquarie Telecom Group (ASX: MAQ), has planned the construction of a new data center at its Macquarie Park Data Centre Campus in Sydney. The new facility will be the largest data center on the campus, bringing the total IT load of the campus to 50MW.

Serverfarm Hires Jochem Steman to Lead Its Colocation Business in Europe

After serving as CEO of colocation provider for quite some years and establishing its data center presence in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Jochem Steman has now been hired by data center developer/operator Serverfarm to lead its colocation business for the European market.

Digital Realty and Brookfield Infrastructure Create Data Center Joint Venture in India

Global colocation provider Digital Realty will partner with Brookfield Infrastructure to establish a 50/50 joint venture focused on the development, ownership and operation of data centers in India. BAM Digital Realty will be the brand name for the joint venture.

Element Critical Partners with Bridgepointe to Expand Its Colocation Customer Reach

Bridgepointe Technologies, an IT Strategy firm that provides unbiased solutions for corporate organizations, has announced a strategic collaboration with Element Critical.

Cyxtera Signs Pre-Lease with Prime Data Centers for 9MW Silicon Valley Facility

Global data center colocation, interconnection services and bare metal services provider, Cyxtera, will lease Prime Data Centers’ new 9MW data center in Santa Clara, California, which is presently under construction. Cyxtera is a global provider of retail colocation and bar metal services, with more than 60 data centers located in 29 markets.

NVIDIA Unveils Instant AI Infrastructure for Enterprises

NVIDIA has unveiled NVIDIA AI LaunchPad, a comprehensive initiative provided through hybrid-cloud providers that provides companies with instant access to NVIDIA-powered infrastructure and applications to help them expedite the entire artificial intelligence (AI) lifecycle., EdgePresence to Offer Colocation Edge Data Centers in the U.S.

EdgePresence, an owner and operator of multi-tenant, edge computing Points-of-Presence (PoPs), has teamed with - the marketplace for buyers and sellers of colocation, cloud, and connectivity - to provide space, power, bandwidth, and connections.

LCL Acquires ENGIE Solutions Data Center in Wallonia, Belgium

Data center company LCL has acquired ENGIE Solutions’ data center in Gembloux, through the acquisition of Cofely Data Solutions SA. Wallonia One, the new name of the data center, thus becomes LCL’s first colocation data center in Wallonia, Belgium. LCL is taking over the ENGIE Solutions data center along with its employees.