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.

Equinix Hires Justin Dustzadeh as New CTO from Uber

Global colocation data center company Equinix hires Justin Dustzadeh as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Mr. Dustzadeh joins Equinix from Uber, where he was the Head of Global Network & Software Platform.

CyrusOne Breaks Ground on Green Colocation Data Center in Dublin, Ireland

Global data center REIT CyrusOne is breaking ground on its first colocation data center campus in Dublin, Ireland.

H5 Data Centers Adds Hurricane Electric to Its Downtown Seattle Facility

U.S. colocation and wholesale data center provider, H5 Data Centers, has added Hurricane Electric to its connectivity portfolio at its downtown Seattle data center at 1000 Denny Way.

Data Center Company STACK Announces Plans for Expansion in Portland, Oregon

STACK INFRASTRUCTURE has announced plans for expansion in Portland, Oregon, a leading U.S. data center market where STACK has deep roots.

Cologix Opens New 5 MW Colocation Data Center in Vancouver, US

Network-neutral colocation data center company Cologix has announced the opening of its new data center in Vancouver in the US (Cologix VAN3) with 5MW of power and more than 42,000 square feet of floorspace.

Leaseweb Selects maincubes AMS01 Colocation Data Center in Amsterdam

Cloud hosting services provider Leaseweb has selected the maincubes AMS01 data center in Amsterdam as a strategic location for further expanding its global data center presence.

Hybrid IT Infrastructure Provider Data Canopy Selects Colocation Firm CyrusOne

Data Canopy, a provider of hybrid IT and multi-cloud infrastructures to customers across the United States, has selected global colocation solutions provider CyrusOne to expand its US data center network.

VMware Now Supports Equinix as Global Colocation Provider for VMware Cloud on Dell EMC

Working together since 2013 to enable hybrid IT infrastructures, global colocation and interconnection provider Equinix has expanded its partnership with VMware.

Iron Mountain Opens Second Data Center in Phoenix

Iron Mountain has expanded its Phoenix data center campus with the grand opening of a second “enterprise-grade” data center facility, AZP-2.

CDN77 Opts for Data Center maincubes To House Its Frankfurt PoP

CDN77, a 14+Tbps Content Delivery Network with 35 PoPs in strategic IX (Internet Exchange) locations around the globe, has selected European data center operator maincubes as its colocation partner for establishing a network Point-of-Presence in Frankfurt, Germany.

Vantage Helps Data Centers Across North America to Support Machine Learning and AI

Vantage Data Centers, a provider of wholesale facilities, has joined the NVIDIA DGX-Ready Data Center Colocation Program to help organizations deploying NVIDIA artificial intelligence (AI) systems scale their infrastructure to support machine learning and AI initiatives.

Colocation Provider eStruxture Launches New Channel Partner Program

eStruxture, a provider of network and cloud-neutral data center solutions including colocation and private cloud, has launch its new Channel Partner Program to support sales agents, resellers, and service providers around the world.

Synergy Research: SaaS Spending Hits $100 billion Annual Run Rate

The enterprise SaaS market generated well over $23 billion of revenue for software vendors in Q1 2019 and will hit a $100 billion annual run rate in the current quarter, according to new market research by Synergy Research. The SaaS market continues to grow at almost 30% per year.

Expert Blog: What Healthcare Organizations Need to Know About HIPAA-Compliance

Though global ransomware attacks are on the decline, healthcare organizations continue to be disproportionately targeted by hackers. HIPAA-compliant data storage is important to mitigate risks. Read the Expert Blog by Albert A. Ahdoot, Director of Business Development, Colocation America.