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.

Tier4 Advisors Joins vXchnge’s Colocation Channel Program

Tier4 Advisors, a vendor agnostic IT sourcing, architecture, and strategy firm based in Alpharetta, Georgia, has joined vXchnge’s colocation channel program.

DataBank Announces $185M Equity Investment from Colony Capital

Colony Capital has made a $185 million investment into data center, cloud, and connectivity services provider, Databank, through the purchase of secondary equity interests from existing investors Edgewater Funds and Allstate.

Top-10 Most Interesting Colocation News in 2nd Half of 2019

This week our editors provide you with a Top-7 list of the most interesting news items on COLOCATION within the global cloud, hosting and data center market.

Murphy Company Will Provide Data Center Services for EdgeMicro Customers Across the U.S.

Edge colocation company EdgeMicro, founded in 2017 by an “elite” team with telecommunications and data center expertise, has selected Murphy Company as its nationwide partner for a range of data center support services within its Micro Data Center (MDC) implementations across the U.S. 

Dutch Colocation Provider Serverius Completes Data Center Expansion with ANSUL and ABB

Serverius, a Dutch data center operator of colocation data centers in the cities of Zwolle and Dronten, the Netherlands, has completed its new SDC1 data center in Dronten.

Colocation Firm eStruxture Builds Montreal Data Center with Vertiv

eStruxture has partnered with continuity solutions vendor Vertiv to transform a building formerly housing the Montreal Gazette printing press into its MTL-2 data center facility.

FirstLight Fiber Acquires Massachusetts-based ColoSpace

FirstLight Fiber, a provider of fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud computing and unified communications throughout the Northeast of the US, has acquired colocation company ColoSpace.

RTB House Selects Amsterdam Data Center maincubes for Its New OCP Infrastructure

RTB House is expanding its European IT infrastructure and has selected the maincubes Amsterdam AMS01 data center to co-locate its OCP (Open Compute Project) hardware.

NTT Com Opens Osaka 7 Data Center in Japan

NTT Com will launch its Osaka 7 data center in Japan on December 1 - to expand the company’s colocation data center capacity in the Kansai region. Osaka 7 will launch with server space of 3,800m2, top class in the region, and will eventually offer 9,500m2 and 4,200 racks.

Equinix Plans to Open Its 3rd Data Center in Warsaw, Poland

Global colocation and interconnection company Equinix has announced an expansion of its European data center presence with the development of a new data center in Warsaw, Poland.

“Our Data Centers Must Be Highly Energy-Efficient, But Above All Reliable”

This month, maincubes has announced its plans for the development of a new large-scale colocation data center in Frankfurt, maincubes FRA02.