Friday, February 26, 2021


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.

STACK Hires Its New CTO from Cologix

STACK INFRASTRUCTURE, a company delivering wholesale data center build-to suit, colocation, and powered shell solutions in eight U.S. markets today, has appointed Val Milshtein to the newly-created role of Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

DE-CIX Chicago Deploys Switch in 365 Data Centers

After launching its third North American IX, DE-CIX Chicago, in December 2020, DE-CIX has now deployed a switch at 365 Data Centers’ colocation facility located at 427 S. LaSalle in Chicago. This is the first DE-CIX deployment with 365 Data Centers and the first IX available at their facility in Chicago.

Expert Blog: Data Center Operations During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a defining moment for the cloud, reinforcing the importance of colocation data centers and what they do. Read the Expert Blog by Angela Adam.

1547 and Harrison Street Acquire Portland Colocation Data Center

The historic Pittock Block building, a carrier hotel, colocation data center and office building located in downtown Portland, Oregon, has been acquired by investment company Harrison Street and data center operator 1547.

American Savings Bank Selects Servpac’s Colocation Data Center in Hawaii

American Savings Bank has chosen to co-locate their data at Servpac’s MTP Data Center in Hawaii. Servpac is now working hand-in-hand with ASB to transition the bank’s legacy server room infrastructure into a secured private cage within their data hall.

Expert Blog: Top Tips to Choose Your Colocation Provider

As costs of managing and maintaining in-house data centers rise, enterprises are reconsidering their infrastructure and attempting to minimize on-premises data center space. Colocation data center providers are becoming a more attractive and cost-effective solution, offering physical locations as well as power, cooling, network, and security services for their customers. According to 451 Research, nearly half of all enterprises plan on increasing their use of colocation services over the next two years. Read the Expert blog by Herman Chan.

TRG Datacenters Expands Its Colocation Facility in Spring, Texas

TRG Datacenters is beginning construction on Phase 2 of their Spring, Texas colocation data center. This expansion will allow for an additional 10,000 square feet of useable colocation space.

London is Fastest Growing Data Center Market in Europe, Says Knight Frank

London is recorded as top performing data center colocation destination in the leading ‘Gigawatt’ markets, according to global property adviser Knight Frank. It’s the outcome of the newly released ‘The Knight Frank Data Centre Report’ for Q3, in partnership with DC Byte.

Big Data Exchange Partners with Cogent in Singapore SIN1 Data Center

Big Data Exchange (BDx), a pan-Asian carrier-neutral data center colocation cluster, partners with Cogent Communications in the company’s Singapore (SIN1) data center facility. Acquired by BDx earlier this year, SIN1 is one of the facilities still available to service new customers in capacity-constrained Singapore.

Cologix Breaks Ground on 120 MW Mega Data Center Campus in Ashburn

Data center developer/operator Cologix has broken ground on a new 120MW mega colocation facility in Ashburn, in Northern Virginia. It’s another example of Cologix’s new “hyperscale edge data centers” enabling massive deployments at scale as well as deep connectivity “at the very digital edge.”

Iron Mountain Executes 6MW Expansion with Fortune 100 Customer in Phoenix

Iron Mountain, global storage, information management and colocation services company, has signed a 6MW data center pre-lease expansion with a U.S. based Fortune 100 customer in Phoenix, Arizona, at its AZP-2 data center.