Data centre industry news and insights

Featured data centre industry news, insights and commentary by Colo-X.

20 years of London colocation

It was a great honour to be asked to speak at LINX105 at the end of May this year. While the aim of my presentation was to summarise some of the dramatic changes we’ve seen in the London data centre market over the past 20 years, I also took the opportunity to bring the audience up to date on where we are today.

Carriers, colo and capacity restructuring

London colocation buyers are being offered a new wave of data centre options, many of which are repurposed sites previously occupied by a single user.  This is yet another new trend for the London data centre market but is providing a less risky and therefore attractive entry point for numerous new operators which we continue to add to the Colo-X London data centre data base. 

Equinix acquisition machine marches into Spain and Portugal with $260m Itconic acquisition

Latest transaction completes European “clean sweep” and gives yet more submarine access for operator "on a mission". It comes as no surprise at all to Colo-X to read Equinix is today acquiring Itconic, the leading and longest established carrier neutral colocation provider in the Iberian Peninsula, from US based Carlyle Group. The purchase price is [...]