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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.

Switch Acquires Colocation Provider Data Foundry for $420M in Cash

Switch has acquired carrier-neutral colocation provider Data Foundry for $420 million in an all-cash transaction. The acquisition of Data Foundry strengthens Switch’s data center portfolio in Texas. It will expand the colocation provider’s portfolio to 16 operational data centers across six locations and will anchor the company’s fifth ‘Prime’ data center campus.

Equinix Predicts Revenues will Increase 10 Percent in 2021

After its quarterly colocation services revenues in the first quarter of 2021 increased 10% over the same quarter last year to $1.596 billion, Equinix predicts its total revenues in 2021 to range between $6.559 and $6.619 billion - a 9 to 10% increase over the previous year.

NorthC Datacenters Adds Colocation Space in Rotterdam Area, the Netherlands

Dutch colocation provider NorthC Datacenters will expand its existing data center in the Rotterdam area. The NorthC colocation data center in Rotterdam Zestienhoven will be expanded with 4.5 megawatts of IT load and 3,000 m2 of IT area.

Bulk Infrastructure Joins NVIDIA DGX-Ready Data Center Colocation Program

Nordic data center, fiber network developer and operator, Bulk Infrastructure, is now joining the NVIDIA DGX-Ready Data Center Colocation Program. Partnering with NVIDIA through this data center colocation program would support Bulk in providing the ability to make AI deployments in its colocation data centers faster and easier.

Hydrogen Racing Team Moves Its IT Infrastructure to Greenhouse Datacenters

Forze Hydrogen Racing, the hydrogen electric racing team comprised of students from Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) in the Netherlands, has moved its whole IT infrastructure to a co-located environment in Greenhouse Datacenters’ flagship data center in Naaldwijk, the Netherlands.

New Greenville Data Center from DC BLOX Under Construction

DC BLOX has announced they have begun construction on a new 1MW colocation data center in Greenville, South Carolina. This is a big expansion for the company and will be the first multi-tenant Tier III facility in the state.

NetActuate Completes 2nd Expansion in Its Los Angeles Colocation Facility

NetActuate, operator of one of the world’s largest IPv4 and IPv6 peered networks, has completed a second expansion in their Los Angeles colocation data center. Network bandwidth has been significantly increased, as well as the availability of VMs, bare metal dedicated servers, and colocation space.

EdgeConneX Extends Global Colocation Data Center Footprint into Spain

Edge data center services provider EdgeConneX has broken ground on a new edge data center facility in the Sant Boi de Llobregat region of Spain, located just 15KM from Barcelona city center.

eStruxture Buys Canadian Colocation Business from Aptum Technologies

Canadian-owned cloud and carrier-neutral data center provider, eStruxture, has acquired all eight Canadian data centers from Aptum Technologies, a global hybrid multi-cloud managed service provider, along with all customers and employees associated with its colocation business. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Green Mountain Deploys Sustainable Data Center Technologies with Vertiv

After extensive research, managers from Norwegian colocation services provider, Green Mountain, visited Vertiv’s Customer Experience Centers in Italy to see Vertiv technologies and test their performance in peak conditions. There, Green Mountain selected the Vertiv Liebert PCW chilled water perimeter units for its DC1-Stavanger colocation facility - with a total installed cooling capacity of 5 MW.

Cyxtera Expands Global Partner Program For The Federal Market

Cyxtera, a global data center colocation and interconnection services provider, has announced the launch of their Cyxtera Global Federal Partner Program. This brand new...