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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.

IXcellerate Increases Moscow Data Center Campus Power Capacity to 26MW

IXcellerate, an operator of colocation data centers in Russia, has successfully commissioned a new energy center and increased its data center campus power capacity in Moscow to 26MW.

Equinix Opens New $142M Data Center at Iconic Dallas Infomart Campus

Equinix has announced the expansion of its Dallas Infomart colocation data center campus with the opening of a new $142 million International Business Exchange (IBX) data center.

Global Switch Begins Construction at Its Amsterdam Data Center Campus

Global Switch, owner/operator/developer of large-scale carrier and cloud neutral colocation data centers in Europe and Asia-Pacific, has announced that construction has started on the first stage of its new data center in Amsterdam.

CenturyLink Anchors Its Network at NJFX Cable Landing Station Colocation Campus

CenturyLink, global provider of hybrid networking, cloud connectivity, and security solutions, has anchored at colocation campus NJFX in Wall, NJ, with an underground terrestrial fiber network, linking key routes across North America. 

STACK Achieves ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Compliance

STACK INFRASTRUCTURE, a company delivering wholesale build-to suit, colocation, and powered shell solutions in seven U.S. markets today, has achieved ISO/IEC 27001:2013 compliance.

Data Center Colocation Company Flexential Launches Backup-as-a-Service

Flexential, a provider of data center colocation and hybrid IT solutions, has announced the availability across the U.S. of its cloud-based Backup-as-a-Service (BaaS) solution.

DRFortress Begins Expansion on Its Data Center Campus in Honolulu, Hawaii

DRFortress, a carrier-neutral colocation data center and cloud marketplace operating in Hawaii, has launched a major expansion project to its existing data center campus in Honolulu.

Synergy: Wholesale and Retail Colocation Benefitting from Hyperscalers

New data from Synergy Research Group shows that hyperscale operators are the fastest growing customer category for colocation providers globally.

Penta Infra Acquires DataCenter Fryslân in The Netherlands

At the end of March 2020, colocation provider DataCenter Fryslân, founded in 2006, has been sold to data center investor Penta Infra.

Aligned Expands Hyperscale Data Center Campus in Ashburn, VA

Aligned, an infrastructure technology company offering colocation and build-to-scale solutions to cloud, enterprise, and managed service providers (MSPs), has announced the expansion of its hyperscale data center campus in Ashburn, Virginia.

Netrality Data Centers Acquires INAP Colocation Business

IaaS company INAP, a provider of colocation, cloud and network services, has closed the sale of its data center facilities located at 1301 Fannin Street in Houston, Texas to an affiliate of the building’s current owner, a subsidiary of Netrality Data Centers, an interconnected data center and MMR provider.