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.

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.

New HPE GreenLake Cloud Services for HPC Released

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) intends to accelerate mainstream enterprise adoption of high performance computing (HPC) by offering its HPC solutions as a service through...

Colo Solutions Achieves 6 Consecutive Years of SOC 1, HIPAA, and PCI Compliance

Colo Solutions has announced successful completion of their 2020 SOC 1 Type 2 examination, HIPAA Security Compliance assessment, and PCI DSS assessment. It’s the sixth consecutive year of SOC, HIPAA and PCI DSS compliance for Colo Solutions.

Interxion Commences Construction on its 3rd Data Center in Denmark

Digital Realty company Interxion, a European provider of carrier- and cloud-neutral colocation data center solutions, has begun construction on its third data center in Denmark. The new colocation data center will be developed in three phases and is expected to support the delivery of nearly 7,000 square meters of total equipped space.

NTT Expands Data Center Footprint in Berlin, Germany

Global Data Centers, a division of global technology services provider NTT, commences construction of a new Berlin 2 data center colocation campus, as well as the expansion of its Berlin 1 Data Center. Once fully operational, the new campus Berlin 2 Data Center will provide 48 MW of IT load. The existing campus Berlin 1 Data Center will be expanded by 5 MW.

Cologix Adds Google Cloud Interconnect in Its Minneapolis Facility

Data center colocation provider Cologix has enabled direct connectivity to Google Cloud Platform through a new onramp Google Cloud Interconnect at its Minneapolis interconnection hub location at 511 11th Avenue South.

NorthC Datacenters Partners with Megaport to Deliver Flexible Cloud Connectivity

NorthC Datacenters has signed a partnership agreement with Megaport. Through Megaport, NorthC Datacenters is able to add “flexible and fast” cloud connectivity with many leading cloud providers to support their hybrid and multi-cloud environments - including AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud.

i4Networks Opens Network PoP at Greenhouse Datacenters in the Netherlands

Greenhouse Datacenters, provider of energy-efficient colocation data centers in the Netherlands, has entered into a partnership with Dutch network provider i4Networks. Through this partnership, Greenhouse is able to connect all zip codes in the Netherlands directly to their data centers.

maincubes AMS01 Confirmed as Only OCP Ready Data Center in Continental Europe

The Open Compute Project (OCP), a collaborative community focused on redesigning data center hardware technology to efficiently support the growing demands on compute infrastructure, has certified the maincubes AMS01 data center in Amsterdam as OCP Ready.