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.

QTS Launches Innovation Lab for Data Center Services Development

Responding to increasing demand for innovation in the delivery of colocation data center services, QTS Realty Trust has launched QTS Innovation Lab (QIL). The QIL is a dedicated organization within QTS.

Colocation Company Cologix Opens 3rd Data Center Location in Dallas

 Cologix, a network-neutral interconnection and colocation data center company, has opened its third data center ‘interconnection hub’ in the renowned INFOMART Dallas building. Cologix’s 13,200 sq. ft. data center (DAL3) has a 2.25 MW power capacity and is ready-for-service.

STACK Plans to Develop a Mega Data Center Campus in Manassas, Virginia

Data Center developer/operator STACK INFRASTRUCTURE and Peterson Companies - one of the largest privately-owned real estate development companies in the Washington DC region, have announced plans to develop a large colocation data center campus in Manassas, Virginia.

Vapor IO Raises $90 Million to Build Out its ‘Kinetic Edge’ Colocation Platform

Vapor IO, creators of the Kinetic Edge platform and Kinetic Edge Exchange (KEX), a U.S. platform for edge colocation and networking services, has announced an additional investment by private equity firm Berkshire Partners and Crown Castle.

Nordic Colocation Data Center Operator DigiPlex Appoints New CEO

DigiPlex, a company designing, building and operating sustainable and secured colocation data centers across the Nordics, has appointed Wiljar Nesse as new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective March 1, 2020. 

Kao Data Appoints Spencer Lamb as new VP of Sales and Marketing

Wholesale colocation data center provider Kao Data, with its data center campus located in London, UK, has announced the appointment of Spencer Lamb to spearhead the company’s growth strategy as Vice President of Sales & Marketing.

Equinix Enters Cloud Hosting Market, Buys Bare Metal Company Packet

Global colocation data center provider Equinix has now entered the cloud hosting market with its services by acquiring leading bare metal services provider, Packet.

Belgian Colocation Provider LCL Adds Equinix ECX Fabric to Its Portfolio

LCL, a Belgian carrier-neutral colocation data center operator with facilities located in Diegem, Aalst and Antwerp, partners with Equinix to offer Equinix Cloud Exchange Fabric to its colocation customers.

Equinix Completes $175M Acquisition of Three Colocation Data Centers in Mexico

Global colocation and interconnection company Equinix, has acquired three colocation data centers from Axtel S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: AXTELCPO) that serve the Mexico City and Monterrey metro areas of Mexico. Equinix has paid $175 million for these three colocation data centers in an all-cash transaction.

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.