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.

Hawaii’s Servpac Data Center Achieves Uptime Institute Tier IV Certification

Hawaii-based Servpac Cloud Data Center is the first colocation facility in the state to receive the prestigious Uptime Institute Tier IV Certification of Constructed Facility.

Element Critical Expands Infrastructure Capabilities with Megaport Partnership

A cooperation with Megaport, a global NaaS platform provider, has allowed data center colocation provider Element Critical to significantly expand its infrastructure capabilities.

EdgeConneX Expands Access to the Cloud with Megaport in Three U.S. Cities

Global NaaS provider Megaport is extending its Software Defined Network (SDN) to three EdgeConneX colocation data centers, including Atlanta02, Detroit02, and Miami02.

DRFortress Completes Fourth Major Data Center Expansion in Hawaii

The fourth significant expansion to its data center campus in Honolulu has been completed, according to DRFortress, a carrier-neutral data center and cloud marketplace in Hawaii.

Flexential Introduces 40Gbps IP Bandwidth Offering

Flexential, a provider of colocation, cloud, and connectivity services, has introduced a new 40Gbps IP Bandwidth solution as part of its portfolio of interconnection services.

Datacenter United Expands Portfolio with Three New Data Centers in Belgium

Datacenter United, a provider of colocation data center services in Belgium, has added three new data centers to its portfolio.

Web Werks, Iron Mountain Launch Colocation Data Center in Hyderabad, India

Web Werks and Iron Mountain Data Centers have announced the launch of their joint venture’s first colocation data center, HYD-1, located in Hyderabad, India.

CapMan Invests in Serverius to Build Northern European Data Center Platform

Nordic private asset firm CapMan Infra has announced its investment in Dutch data center and IT infrastructure provider Serverius.

DartPoints Acquires Louisiana-based Data Center Provider Venyu

Venyu, a Louisiana-based supplier of data center infrastructure and cloud services, was acquired by DartPoints, a company that specializes in the provision of colocation, cloud, and cybersecurity solutions for edge markets.

VIRTUS Announces Berlin DC Campus as Part of European Expansion

With the development of its first data center colocation campus outside of the UK, VIRTUS Data Centres (VIRTUS), has announced ambitions to expand into continental Europe.

Colohouse Unveils New Brand Identity

Colohouse introduced a new logo. This change is part of the company’s continued dedication to provide its clients with innovative solutions, and the new logo represents the company’s contemporary and strategic orientation