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.

CALIENT Launches New S160 Optical Circuit Switching for Smaller Data Center, Service Provider Networks

CALIENT Technologies, Inc., a global provider of Optical Circuit Switching technology, has launched its S160, a new smaller port-count version of its Optical Circuit...

Banco Santander Subsidiary Selects Colocation Services ViaWest for U.S. Operations

Santander Consumer USA Inc., owned by the global banking company Banco Santander, has selected ViaWest to provide colocation  services for its U.S. operations. Headquartered...

Server Farm Realty Adds Second Chicago Data Center

Data center wholesale provider Server Farm Realty, part of international real estate investment company Red Sea Group, has expanded its reach in the Chicagoland...

Equinix Receives Frost & Sullivan’s 2015 Asia Pacific Data Center Green Innovation Leadership Award

Interconnection and data center company, Equinix, has been awarded the 2015 Asia Pacific Data Center Green Innovation Leadership Award by Frost & Sullivan. Equinix...

CyrusOne Buys Land In Amsterdam Area to Develop 270MW Data Center Campus

CyrusOne, a real estate investment trust specializing in carrier-neutral colocation data center properties, with currently more than 45 data centers under management worldwide, has entered into an agreement with Agriport A7 to develop a hyperscale data center campus approximately 40km north of central Amsterdam.

Equinix Starts Offering Direct, Scalable Access to Alibaba Cloud Via Equinix Cloud Exchange

Global interconnection and colocation data center company, Equinix, has announced a collaboration with Alibaba Cloud - the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group. It...

Vantage Data Centers Unveils Plans to Build Its Second Large-Scale Campus in Santa Clara

Data center solutions provider, Vantage Data Centers, has announced plans to build a new large-scale campus - its second data center campus in Santa...

Equinix Names Sainti Li as Managing Director of Equinix China

Global colocation provider Equinix has appointed Sainti Li as managing director of Equinix China. Li joins Equinix with more than 30 years experience in...

Agile Data Sites Launches Princeton, NJ Data Center With Official Kick-Off Event 

Agile Data Sites (ADS), a provider of customized data center space, has announced a kick-off event to introduce its new 8,000-square-foot data center and customized colocation...

Equinix Successfully Achieves Global Compliance of SSAE 16 / ISAE3402 SOC 1 Type 2

Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), a global interconnection and colocation company, has achieved SSAE 16/ISAE3402 SOC 1 Type 2 compliance globally, covering 51 data center...

TierPoint Announces Third Major Expansion Project For Its New York Data Center Expansion, Invests...

TierPoint, a U.S. provider of hybrid IT solutions with 40 data centers in 20 markets and 8 multi-tenant cloud pods, connected by a coast-to-coast...
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