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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.

Digital Realty Buys Majority Stake in African Colocation Provider Teraco

Digital Realty has acquired a 55 percent stake in Teraco from a consortium of investors, including Berkshire Partners and Permira. The transaction would value the African colocation provider at approximately $3.5 billion.

Pulsant Buys Manchester Data Center as Part of Edge Computing Strategy

Hybrid cloud specialist and UK edge computing platform provider, Pulsant, has finalized the acquisition of a Manchester colocation data center and related clients from global network services provider M247.

Console Connect Now Available at Cologix’s MTL7 Data Center in Montréal

Console Connect’s software-defined interconnection platform is now available through a newly deployed Point-of-Presence (PoP) at Cologix’s MTL7 data center in Montréal, Canada.

Expert Blog: Best Practices for Choosing a Data Center Colocation Provider

Data centers are constructed and operated in a variety of ways. Your decision to choose a data center colocation provider is influenced by a variety of variables. Here are some crucial factors to consider. Read the Expert Blog by Julia Morgan, Co-Founder and President of Carrier-1.

Scala Data Centers Commences Construction of Two Hyperscale Facilities in Brazil

Scala Data Centers has commenced construction of two new data centers in Brazil, SP4 and SP5. These new hyperscale facilities are strategically positioned in the heart of the company’s complex in Barueri, São Paulo.

Equinix to Expand into Africa with Acquisition of MainOne for $320M

Global data center operator and interconnection provider Equinix has announced its intention to acquire MainOne, a prominent West African data center and connectivity solutions provider with operations in Nigeria, Ghana, and Côte d'Ivoire.

Daimler Selects Lefdal Mine’s Mountain Hall Data Center in Norway

Daimler’s High Performance Computing (HPC) workloads for car design and autonomous driving technologies will be transferred by Infosys’ to Lefdal Mine Datacenter’s mountain hall facility in Norway.

STACK Infrastructure Deploys Global Data Center Monitoring with Modius

Wholesale colocation provider STACK Infrastructure has teamed up with Modius to create a real-time global data center monitoring and control platform.

Bluebird Expands Network Into SubTropolis Technology Center

Bluebird Network has opened a network Pointy-of-Presence (PoP) in the Hunt Midwest SubTropolis Technology Center (STC) in Kansas City, Missouri.

VPLS Acquires 30,000 Sq Ft Data Center in Silicon Valley from Wave Broadband

VPLS, a global provider for cloud-to-edge computing and technology services, has acquired a data center located in Santa Clara, California.

Expedient Opens New 2,5MW Colocation Data Center in Denver, Colorado

Expedient today announced the opening of a 32,000 square feet, 2.5-megawatt data center in Denver. It is intended to better support the company’s expanding client demand in the western United States.