Colocation

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.

Hitachi Data Systems Signs $6.6 Million Contract with ViaWest for North American Colocation Data...

Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) has selected ViaWest as the exclusive colocation provider for its United States data center following a competitive evaluation. HDS will...

“In Praise of Raised Floors in Data Centers”

OPINION - If you’re a parent you know that the leading zeitgeist amongst the educational community is bullying. More specifically, anti-bullying, since who -...

Cogent Communications Establishes Point of Presence in RACK59 Data Center’s Facility in Oklahoma City

Cogent Communications has established a new Point of Presence (PoP) in the RACK59 Data Center’s colocation facility located at 7725 W Reno, Oklahoma City,...

Global Colocation Company Equinix Expands in Washington, D.C. Area with $98.5 Million Flagship Data...

Equinix, global colocation and interconnection provider with data centers available in 48 markets across five continents, has announced the opening of its newest International...

Colocation Northwest Expands Presence With Major Lease in Seattle’s Centeris Data Center

Colocation Northwest, a division of IsoFusion and one of the largest privately held ISP and colocation providers in Western Washington, has leased up to 7 Megawatts of mission-critical IT capacity.

T5 Data Centers Completes PCI DSS Validation for Its T5@Atlanta and T5@LA Wholesale Data...

T5 Data Centers, a U.S. colocation data center owner and operator, has announced that its T5@Atlanta and T5@LA data centers have been certified compliant...

New Minkels White Paper: ‘IoT Applications Require Data to be Handled Locally by Using...

Minkels, a knowledge-driven producer and worldwide supplier of modular, integrated data center infrastructure solutions, part of the publicly traded company Legrand, has released a...

“Legacy Server Rooms Unable to Meet Compute Power and IT Energy Efficiency Requirements”

Enterprise server rooms will be unable to meet the compute power and IT energy efficiencies required to meet the demands of fluctuating technology trends. Author: Roel Castelein.

CyrusOne Breaks Ground on New Colocation Data Center Campus in Allen, Texas

CyrusOne, a real estate investment trust specializing in carrier-neutral data center properties, broke ground last week on the first phase of their newest colocation data center campus in North Texas.

German Colocation Company, maincubes, Buys Amsterdam/Schiphol Data Center from Interoute

Maincubes, a colocation provider from Germany, has acquired the ‘Capronilaan 2 Amsterdam’ data center from Interoute. This data center location currently offers approximately 10,000...

Colocation Provider CyrusOne To Build New Data Center in Northern Virginia

CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE), a global provider of colocation services, has unveiled plans to build an enterprise-grade multi-tenant data center on property it recently purchased in the...

Switch Plans to Develop a More than 1 Million Square Foot PRIME Data Center...

Switch, a provider of the world’s largest colocation data centers headquartered in Las Vegas, has announced its plan to develop a more than 1...

NTT Communications Opens Disaster-resilient Osaka 5 Data Center

NTT Communications, the ICT solutions and international communications business within NTT (NYSE: NTT), has announced the launch of its Osaka 5 Data Center in...

Equinix Buys Istanbul Data Center with Significant Expansion Options from Zenium for $93 Million

Global colocation and interconnection company Equinix has acquired the Zenium data center business in Istanbul from the existing shareholders in an all-cash transaction for...
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