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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.

Scala Data Centers Buys Algar Tech’s Colocation Data Center in Campinas, Brazil

Scala Data Centers has acquired Algar Tech’s data center and colocation operations in Campinas. The acquisition of Algar Tech’s facilities will anchor Scala’s new data center campus in Campinas, which will have an area of over 130,000 m2, equivalent to more than 15 soccer fields, and 100MW of total capacity distributed in three buildings

Telia Carrier Deploys Network PoP at Cologix’s Facility in Vancouver, Canada

Cologix, a company with several carrier-neutral data centers located in the North American market, has expanded its global network reach by partnering with Telia Carrier. Global IP backbone provider Telia Carrier has deployed a new network Point-of-Presence (PoP) at Cologix’s VAN2 interconnection hub in Vancouver, Canada.

Switch Acquires Colocation Provider Data Foundry for $420M in Cash

Switch has acquired carrier-neutral colocation provider Data Foundry for $420 million in an all-cash transaction. The acquisition of Data Foundry strengthens Switch’s data center portfolio in Texas. It will expand the colocation provider’s portfolio to 16 operational data centers across six locations and will anchor the company’s fifth ‘Prime’ data center campus.

Equinix Predicts Revenues will Increase 10 Percent in 2021

After its quarterly colocation services revenues in the first quarter of 2021 increased 10% over the same quarter last year to $1.596 billion, Equinix predicts its total revenues in 2021 to range between $6.559 and $6.619 billion - a 9 to 10% increase over the previous year.

NorthC Datacenters Adds Colocation Space in Rotterdam Area, the Netherlands

Dutch colocation provider NorthC Datacenters will expand its existing data center in the Rotterdam area. The NorthC colocation data center in Rotterdam Zestienhoven will be expanded with 4.5 megawatts of IT load and 3,000 m2 of IT area.

Bulk Infrastructure Joins NVIDIA DGX-Ready Data Center Colocation Program

Nordic data center, fiber network developer and operator, Bulk Infrastructure, is now joining the NVIDIA DGX-Ready Data Center Colocation Program. Partnering with NVIDIA through this data center colocation program would support Bulk in providing the ability to make AI deployments in its colocation data centers faster and easier.

Hydrogen Racing Team Moves Its IT Infrastructure to Greenhouse Datacenters

Forze Hydrogen Racing, the hydrogen electric racing team comprised of students from Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) in the Netherlands, has moved its whole IT infrastructure to a co-located environment in Greenhouse Datacenters’ flagship data center in Naaldwijk, the Netherlands.

New Greenville Data Center from DC BLOX Under Construction

DC BLOX has announced they have begun construction on a new 1MW colocation data center in Greenville, South Carolina. This is a big expansion for the company and will be the first multi-tenant Tier III facility in the state.

NetActuate Completes 2nd Expansion in Its Los Angeles Colocation Facility

NetActuate, operator of one of the world’s largest IPv4 and IPv6 peered networks, has completed a second expansion in their Los Angeles colocation data center. Network bandwidth has been significantly increased, as well as the availability of VMs, bare metal dedicated servers, and colocation space.

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.