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.

Fortrust’s Denver, Colorado Colocation Facility Selected by VMware and Hadoop IaaS Provider, Bit Refinery

Fortrust, a colocation provider headquartered in Denver, with data center locations in Phoenix, Arizona and Edison, New Jersey, has announced that Bit Refinery, a...

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).

Zayo Group Acquires Neo Telecoms, Expands IP Network in France

International bandwidth infrastructure provider, Zayo Group, with 27 carrier-neutral colocation facilities across the U.S., has acquired Neo Telecoms (“Neo”), a Paris-based bandwidth infrastructure company...

EdgeConneX Expands in Europe, Acquires Linxdatacenter in Poland

EdgeConneX, a company specializing in global data center solutions at the edge of the network, has acquired Linxdatacenter’s facility in Warsaw, Poland. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Linxdatacenter is a global provider of “high-end” colocation, cloud and connectivity solutions for businesses.

MacStadium Closes $1 Million in Funding to Accelerate Growth into Europe and Asia Pacific

MacStadium, a global provider of Apple Mac hosting, colocation, cloud hosting and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IAAS) solutions, founded in 2012, has closed $1 million in Series...

TierPoint Breaks Ground on 69,000 Square Foot Colocation Facility In Oklahoma City

TierPoint, a provider of cloud hosting, colocation and managed services, headquartered in St. Louis, MO, has announced plans to enhance its U.S. data center...

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...

Equinix Plans to Buy Japanese Data Center Company for $280 Million

Global interconnection and colocation provider Equinix has commenced a cash tender offer for all issued and outstanding shares of Tokyo-based Bit-isle. The offer price is...

Zayo Expands Atlanta Data Center Presence (Video)

Zayo will open a new colocation data center in Atlanta in July. The new facility at 1150 White Street SW will add 72,100 total...

Hosting Industry Veteran to Lead Las Vegas-based Cobalt Data Centers

Brown certainly is a hosting industry veteran. Most recently he served as Vice President of Sales for Savvis, the $1.5 billion cloud infrastructure and...

New Schneider Electric White Paper Analyses Data Center Architectures supporting the Open Compute Project

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, has announced a new White Paper - #228: “Analysis of Data Center Architectures Supporting...

451 Research: 6 Percent of Data Center Firms Now Accounting For More than Half...

The global colocation market has surpassed a run rate of $25bn in revenue with six percent of data center firms accounting for more than...

Switch Announces Opening of LAS VEGAS 10 Data Center at Its Core Campus

Switch, a globally operating company that developed more than 260 patent and patent-pending claims covering colocation data center designs, has announced the opening of...

Zayo Group Expands Data Center Presence in Chicago, Adds 23,000 Square Feet of Colocation...

Zayo Group will open its fourth colocation data center in Chicago, adding over 23,000 total square feet and two megawatts (MW) of critical power...
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