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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.

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...

Polish Energy Company Selects for Colocation and Cloud Services

Polenergia Dystrybucja, an energy company distributing its energy to more than 18,000 customers throughout Poland, has adopted a hybrid IT infrastructure model. It has deployed a co-located IT environment combined with a VMware and HPE GreenLake powered cloud solution.

European Environment Agency Selects DigiPlex’s Colocation Offering in Denmark

Sustainable data center colocation provider DigiPlex has reached an agreement with the European Environment Agency (EEA) to host the organization’s server park. Previously, the EEA had deployed its server infrastructure in a server room at their offices in Copenhagen, Dnmark. The servers are now migrated to DigiPlex’s colocation data center in Copenhagen.

Element Critical Acquires Skybox Datacenters’ Houston One Facility

Element Critical, a provider of customized data center colocation services has acquired the Skybox Datacenters Houston One facility as per the company’s statement. This strategic acquisition would widen the market reach of Element Critical and enhance its capability to provide scalable colocation services for catering to the high-performance, edge demands of medium to large corporate clients.

Aligned Launches Second Salt Lake Metro Colocation Data Center

Data center operator Aligned, a company delivering sustainable and adaptable colocation and build-to-scale solutions for cloud, enterprise, and MSPs, has announced the completion its second data center in the Salt Lake Metro Area, located in West Jordan, UT.

Comcast Connects its Fiber Network to Digital Crossroad Colocation Campus

Comcast Business has connected its high-speed Ethernet fiber network to Digital Crossroad. The recently commissioned 70,000 square feet data center colocation campus is located in the Indiana/Chicagoland market. Digital Crossroad’s high-capacity infrastructure is engineered to accommodate enterprise and hyperscale customers.

Equinix to Open Its First Data Center in Bordeaux, France

Global data center colocation and interconnection provider Equinix has planned to open its first data center in Bordeaux, France, in Q3 2021. With direct fiber links to Equinix’s International Business Exchange (IBX) data center in Paris, this new colocation facility - named BX1 - features a modular design and is due to provide colocation space of approximately 32,000 square feet (3,000 square meters).

DCspine Network Now Available in maincubes Amsterdam AMS01 Data Center

Dcspine is a software-defined data center interconnection platform developed by Eurofiber Group. It offers automated and high bandwidth capacity connectivity between 75+ data centers in the Netherlands and Belgium. DCspine is now available in the AMS01 colocation data center of maincubes in Amsterdam Schiphol-Rijk.

Interxion Commences Construction of Third Data Center in Brussels, Belgium

European data center colocation provider Interxion has begun construction of its third data center in Brussels, Belgium. The first phase of the data center project, which is expected to be completed Q4 2021, will provide a total colocation capacity of nearly 1,280m2 when fully built out.

Switch Adds Bandwidth IG Dark Fiber to Its Atlanta Data Center Campus

Global data center colocation provider Switch (NYSE: SWCH) has added Bandwidth IG’s dark fiber to its data center campus in Atlanta. Bandwidth IG’s Greater Atlanta dark fiber network spans more than 50 route miles and 93,000 route miles.

Dutch DC Services Provider Interconnect to Build New HQs and Data centers

Interconnect, a data center colocation and cloud specialist from the Netherlands, will start construction of its new headquarters and two data centers on business park De Brand in Den Bosch (Southern Netherlands) this summer.