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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.

Iron Mountain Data Centers Becomes LINX ConneXions Reseller Partner

Iron Mountain Data Centers is now an official LINX ConneXions reseller partner. By becoming a 100G ConneXions reseller partner, Iron Mountain can now offer peering and IXP (Internet Exchange Point) services at its London (LON-1) location, a key global interconnection hub.

Dataplace Opens New Data Center in Amsterdam Area in the Netherlands

Dutch data center operator Dataplace has opened its 6th colocation data center in the Netherlands. The brand-new data center is fully 2N built and equipped with the latest techniques in terms of continuity, security and sustainability. The new colocation data center in Hoofddorp, near Amsterdam.

Asperitas, maincubes Partner to Deliver Immersion Cooling in Colocation Suites

Asperitas, a global immersion cooling scaleup with high-profile partners and clients including Dell Technologies, Supermicro, Shell, and Credit Agricole, announces a partnership with European data center owner/operator maincubes.

Equinix in Advanced Discussions to Acquire Selected Data Center Sites

After granting underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 337,500 shares of its common stock, representing $1.5 billion of common stock, Equinix intends to complete a potential acquisition. Equinix is currently in advanced discussions with a seller to acquire selected data center sites and their operations.

Data Center Colocation Company DC BLOX Hires New Vice President of Sales

C BLOX, a multi-tenant U.S. based data center provider delivering colocation services from its connected facilities in Atlanta, GA; Huntsville, AL; Chattanooga, TN, and Birmingham, AL, has appointed David Armistead as its new Vice President of Sales.

Switch: COVID-19 Pandemic Has Not Hurt the Data Center Industry

Data center colocation provider Switch, (NYSE: SWCH), a company headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, and founded by its CEO Rob Roy, has announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2020.

Flexential Will Build Its Largest Data Center to Date: 358,000 Sq. Ft.

Data center colocation and hybrid IT solutions provider, Flexential, will build its largest data center to date, 358,000 sq. ft. on 20 acres of land outside of Portland, Oregon, adding to its Pacific Northwest campus.

Equinix Continues to Perform Well During COVID-19 Pandemic

Global data center colocation and interconnection company Equinix has reported results for the quarter ended March 31, 2020. The company’s quarterly revenues increased by 2% over the previous quarter to $1.445 billion in total.

Digital Realty Launches Data Hub Featuring NVIDIA DGX Systems

Digital Realty (NYSE: DLR) has launched Data Hub featuring NVIDIA DGX systems. It would enable the rapid deployment of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning workloads on Digital Realty’s PlatformDIGITAL.

Equinix Extends Its Interconnection Service in EMEA

Equinix has extended its Cloud Exchange Fabric service to Barcelona, Brussels, Geneva, Istanbul, Lisbon and Sofia. The global colocation and interconnection provider will also extend its service into Hamburg, in Q2 2020.

QTS Continues to Execute Well During COVID-19 Pandemic

Since the beginning of the economic disruptions from COVID-19, QTS has experienced a modest increase in customer requests for payment relief. The quarter ended well though, with consolidated revenues of $126.3 million - an increase of 12.1% compared to the same period in 2019.