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.

Flexential Announces 70,000 Sq. Ft. Data Center Expansion in Atlanta

Colocation provider Flexential has completed a 70,000-square-foot expansion to its Alpharetta, Atlanta colocation facility. The expansion brings Flexential’s United States data center footprint to 3.1 million square feet.

Switch Datacenter Group Sells Amsterdam AMS1 Data Center to Equinix for €30M

Switch Datacenter Group has announced the transfer of its AMS1 colocation data center and operations to Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) - in an all-cash transaction for €30 million ($34 million).

Car Manufacturer Daimler Selects Colocation Services maincubes and Telehouse

maincubes together with international data center operator Telehouse have been selected by car manufacturer Daimler to house Daimler’s new digital infrastructure and platforms, according to Jörg Sommer, Director Data Center and Digital Workplace, Daimler AG.

First Phase of NTT’s e-shelter Data Center Campus in Amsterdam Almost Sold Out joined the opening ceremony of NTT’s first colocation data center in the Netherlands through its colocation services subsidiary e-shelter. In this video interview with, e-shelter CEO Rupprecht Rittweger explains that the total investment amount in this large-scale Amsterdam data center campus is even way higher than the 100 million euros as disclosed until now.

Taboola Expands Its Colocation Presence with INAP in Los Angeles

Taboola, a company that was founded in 2007 with an estimated $1 billion in revenue last year, has expanded its colocation presence with listed hosting provider INAP in their flagship data center in Los Angeles.

Hosting Provider phoenixNAP Expands Global Data Center Footprint

phoenixNAP, global IaaS provider delivering dedicated servers, cloud, colocation and hybrid IT solutions, has added three new locations to its global data center network.

Colocation Northwest and maincubes Announce Transatlantic Data Center Partnership

U.S. data center operator Colocation Northwest and European data center operator maincubes today announced their transatlantic colocation partnership to complement each other’s data center footprints on both sides of the Atlantic.

Global Network Provider NetActuate Upgrades Denver Data Center

NetActuate, a company operating one of world’s the largest IPv4 and IPv6 peered networks, has announced new availability of network and infrastructure services from their Denver, Colorado data center.

Colocation Company Achieves Compliance of ISAE 3402 Type II has obtained the ISAE 3402 Type II certification for its colocation data center in Amsterdam, AMS1.

Google Selects Equinix’s Los Angeles Data Center for Curie Subsea Cable Landing Station

Google has selected Equinix for its Los Angeles area cable landing station (CLS) supporting the Curie subsea cable system, the first subsea cable to Chile in the last 20 years.

Colocation Provider ColoHouse launches Scrubbing-as-a-Service

ColoHouse, a provider of colocation and managed services with carrier-neutral data centers located in Miami, FL, USA, as well as in The Hague and Spijkenisse, the Netherlands, has added DDoS protection services to its data center solutions offering.

Megaport and Cologix Announce Dedicated Access to Oracle Cloud in Toronto, Canada

Cologix has announced the immediate availability of dedicated and private access to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure through Cologix’s data center in Toronto (TOR1).

Colocation Firm EdgeMicro Unveils Edge Test Environment with StackPath, Akamai

EdgeMicro, ‘edge’ colocation company deploying hundreds of network-neutral, modular data centers, has begun live testing edge computing pilot projects in an EdgeMicro micro data center in the Denver area.

Zenlayer Expands Network in Russia, Partners with Data Center Operator IXcellerate

Zenlayer, a global provider of software-defined network services, headquartered in Los Angeles and Shanghai with offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, Beijing and Shenzhen, has signed an agreement with Russian data center operator IXcellerate.