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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.

ISG Study: Growth Rate in Colocation Industry in Germany is Gigantic

Enterprises in Germany are looking to colocation providers to help them manage their data center needs and improve connectivity to their networks, according to Information Services Group (ISG).

DE-CIX Adds PoP in Texas-based Carrier-1 Data Center

Data center-neutral Internet Exchange (IX) in Dallas, DE-CIX, part of DE-CIX’s network of neutral IXs, has added a switch and Point of Presence (PoP) in Carrier-1’s colocation data center.

DCspine Network Available in Dutch Facility Greenhouse Datacenters

Greenhouse Datacenters has expanded its collaboration with DCspine by announcing that DCspine’s network Point-of-Presence (PoP) is now also available in Greenhouse Datacenters’ flagship facility.

Stream Data Centers Commissions First Phase of 15MW Chicago Colocation Facility

Stream Data Centers, a company with 23 colocation data center campuses throughout North America, has commissioned the first phase of its newly constructed 15-Megawatt, 127,000 square feet colocation data center in Elk Grove Village, Chicago. 

City of Birmingham, AL, Selects Colocation Data Center DC BLOX

DC BLOX has been awarded a contract by the City of Birmingham, Alabama. DC BLOX will provide colocation space, power and network connectivity in support of the City’s digital transformation, business continuity and disaster recovery (DR) plans.

DataBank Opens 20th Colocation Data Center, in Salt Lake City

DataBank, a U.S. provider of enterprise-grade colocation, connectivity, and managed services, has opened its fifth Salt Lake City data center (SLC5).

ISG Research: UK Enterprises Embracing Colocation Data Center Services

Enterprises in the United Kingdom are embracing colocation in the data center market as a way to enable multi-cloud strategies, according to new research by ISG Research.

Element Critical Expands Executive Team to Support Growth and Company Scale

Element Critical has announced the promotion of Wayne Dietrich to Chief Operating Officer (COO).

CIX-ATL Selects Colo Atl to Connect to More Customers in Atlanta

Community IX Holdings (CIX) has selected Colo Atl for secured colocation data center space for its community-based peering exchange, CIX-ATL.

Colocation Company Equinix Adds New Flagship Data Center in Milan, Italy

Global interconnection and data center colocation company Equinix has announced the development of a new data center in Milan, Italy, due to open in Q1 2021.

EdgeConneX Expands Its Portland Edge Data Center

EdgeConneX, providing a full range of data center colocation solutions worldwide, has expanded its Portland Edge Data Center.