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.

DC BLOX Expands Colocation Data Centers in Birmingham and Greenville

Data center colocation provider DC BLOX, an operator of facilities located in U.S. the Southeast, has expanded its Birmingham, AL and Greenville, SC data centers.

VPLS Expands Presence in Dallas with Acquisition of Carrier-1’s Data Center

With the acquisition of Carrier-1’s data center in Dallas, TX, VPLS, a pioneer in cloud-to-edge computing solutions, has expanded its worldwide presence (DA4). This latest acquisition comes on the heels of VPLS’s recent announcement of a fundraising round, ensuring the company’s future expansion.

Free Data Center Request for Proposal Template Offered by LOGIX

LOGIX Fiber Networks, one of Texas’ biggest independent fiber network operators, is making its Data Center Request for Proposal (RFP) Template available for free.

Sabey Data Centers Announces New 72MW Facility in Austin Tech Hub

Sabey Data Centers, a major U.S. based global provider of data center colocation services, has unveiled the specifics of its new data center campus in Round Rock, Texas.

Digital 9 Acquires 6MW Volta Data Center in London for £45M

 Digital 9 Infrastructure (D9), a London Stock Exchange-listed investment trust investing in digital infrastructure, has acquired Volta Data Centres for £45 million. Volta owns and operates a 6MW colocation data center based in central London, UK.

Equinix’s MainOne Opens New African Data Center in Nigeria

Following on the heels of Equinix’s acquisition of the company, MainOne has opened a new data center in Lagos, Nigeria. Lagos has the potential to become Africa’s digital infrastructure powerhouse, according to Equinix.

Netrality Buys 365 Data Centers’ Indianapolis Facility

The Indianapolis site of 365 Data Centers, which is located on the Indy Telcom property, has been acquired by Netrality Data Centers, a major privately held owner and operator of core interconnection facilities in the United States.

Compass Unveils Modular Data Center Colocation As-a-Service

Quantum, a new business unit of Compass Datacenters, introduces a White Space as a Service (WSaaS) solution for adding extra local, distant, or edge capacity.

Flexential Plans Major Platform Expansion to Handle Unprecedented Growth

Flexential, one of the world’s top suppliers of data center colocation, cloud, and connectivity, plans to add 33 MW of new sustainable data center construction projects in 2022, more than double the rate of expansion from the previous year.

Data-Center Company Switch Considers Sale of Its Colocation Business

After acquiring colocation provider Data Foundry last year for $420 million in cash, international data center operator Switch is now considering its strategic options including the sale of its colocation business, according to Bloomberg.

Equinix Acquires Four Entel Data Centers for $705M in Chile and Peru

Global colocation and interconnection provider Equinix has announced its intention to expand into Chile and Peru by purchasing four data centers.