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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.

Maryland Data Center Company DataBridge Sites Upgrades Dark Fiber Capacity

DataBridge Sites, a data center colocation provider, has partnered with Dark Fiber and Infrastructure (DF&I).

American Tower Closes DataSite Acquisition, Adds Two Colocation Facilities

American Tower (NYSE: AMT), one of the largest global REITs with a portfolio of more than 214,000 communications sites, has closed its acquisition of DataSite, an owner-operator of data centers.

Equinix, PGIM Real Estate to Establish $575M Joint Venture in Australia

Global data center colocation provider Equinix will establish a US$575 million joint venture with PGIM Real Estate, the real estate investment and financing arm of Prudential Financial’s global asset management business.

Digital Realty Invests in European Edge Data Center Provider, AtlasEdge

Global data center colocation provider Digital Realty (NYSE: DLR) has made a strategic minority equity investment in AtlasEdge Data Centres, a European edge data center provider.

DataBank Buys Plot in New York, Plans to Build New Data Center Campus

Data center operator DataBank, a colocation provider with a facility footprint that consists of more than 60 data centers and 20 interconnection hubs in 29 markets, has acquired 34 acres at Orangeburg, New York.

Equinix Opening New $103M Colocation Data Center in Frankfurt, Germany

Global data center operator Equinix has invested a total of $103 million in their new build in Frankfurt, Germany.

Gaming Hoster i3D Selects Equinix for Its Global Gaming Platform

Equinix has been chosen by gaming hosting provider to support its global gaming platform. Read the full story.

Global Data Center Operator CyrusOne Considers Potential Sales, Says Reuters

CyrusOne Inc. (CONE.O), a U.S. data center operator offering colocation services worldwide with a market capitalization of around $9 billion, explores strategic alternatives that include the firm prospective sales, according to Reuters.

DataBank Expands Colocation Capacity in SLC5 Data Center in Salt Lake City

Colocation provider DataBank’s SLC5 data center in Bluffdale, Utah’s Granite Point North campus complex, has opened data halls 4 and 5.

Dutch NorthC Enters German Market, Acquires IPX’s Colocation Business

For about €44 million, q.beyond has sold its IP Exchange GmbH (IPX) colocation business to NorthC Group – the largest provider of regional colocation services in the Netherlands.

Four U.S. Colocation Data Centers Acquired by New Company DāSTOR

By purchasing four data centers, DSTOR LLC makes its debut as a provider of colocation, disaster recovery and hybrid cloud connectivity solutions for Enterprise, Life Sciences, Manufacturing, and Government industries.