Colt DCS colocation services allows your business to store, protect and access critical data and equipment simply and cost-effectively at one of our secure carrier-neutral data centres.

From a single rack to a fully dedicated hall, Colt DCS colocation services can provide you with a flexible solution that suits your requirements now, and as your business evolves tomorrow.

Award Winning Data Centres with Unrivalled Security and Connectivity

As a leading colocation services provider, we operate 29 data centres in Europe and Asia. In Europe we serve 11 major countries, covering 56,000 sqm² of operational space connected by Colt’s extensive pan-European network.

We provide the facilities to house your IT hardware, allowing you to focus on looking after your core business.


Secure and resilient facilities

Our colocation services are designed for customers who want to manage their own IT hardware in a secure, dedicated and carrier neutral facility.

Our optional Remote Hands service allows Colt DCS’ on-site experts to perform activities when required on your behalf when you can’t be there.

Colt DCS colocation services offer customers a secure, rack-based environment within a fully maintained data hall in one of our 29 data centres.

Each of our data halls are supplied with resilient power and cooling infrastructure, giving our customers the peace of mind that their data is available 24/7 in an operationally and commercially efficient environment.



Furthermore, we can offer customers an additional layer of security, by providing dedicated caged areas or a securely contained aisle, to which only you will have access.

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24/7 CCTV, 365 day manned security and personalised ID protection provide complete peace of mind, while industry-leading SLAs guarantee business-critical performance.

What’s more, our multiple layers of security are a basis for our stringent standards that are applied across all our European markets, and we are ISO27001 certified.

So, wherever you use our colocation service, you can be assured your data remains secure.

Unrivalled operational excellence

We take service delivery seriously, with continuous monitoring of network connectivity, power supply and environmental controls, and competitive SLAs that cover your infrastructure. In recognition of our excellence, we became the first operator in Europe to receive the prestigious management and operations (M&O) stamp of approval from the Uptime Institute.

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Flexible, scalable solutions

Colocating your infrastructure with Colt DCS colocation services, keeps you lean, flexible and responsive to change. There’s no big capital outlay, no complex planning, and no complicated management. Our flexible solutions mean that whatever your data centre needs, from a few racks to an entire suite, Colt DCS has a solution to meet your requirements.

Why choose Colt Colocation?

  • Turn capital expenditure into operational expenditure and minimise upfront cost.
  • Colt’s network and technology solutions provide our customers with a one-stop-shop for a range of services.
  • Enhanced service reliability through the secure, managed environment of purpose-built, fault-tolerant data centres.
  • Multiple data centre locations mean our customers can get the same great service, quality and expertise across multiple markets.
  • Strategic location of Colt DCS data centres enables high-grade proximity hosting solutions to be delivered and operated outside high-risk geographic centres.
  • Provision of dual resilient power circuits to your rack, enabling Tier 3 and Tier IV standards to be delivered to each of your installed devices.
  • Conditioned power delivered to each rack, backed up by fully redundant uninterruptible power supply (UPS) and onsite generators.

Product features

  • Rack based services: For single or multiple rack solutions in the general colocation area, we provide lockable industry standard racks designed to accommodate multiple equipment form factors. Where equipment dictates a specific form factor, Colt will endeavour to accommodate.
  • Cage based services: For additional security our cage based solutions add an additional layer of security around the rack to provide an area with exclusive access just for your employees.
  • Power usage: Is applicable where the customers have opted to pay for metered energy consumption.
  • Dedicated data hall: When dedicated facilities are required, we offer complete data halls at a Colt facility. These facilities are available on demand in some locations or within a short time frame in others.
  • Remote hands service: Colt’s on-site expertise to perform required activities on your behalf when local intervention is required. The service is available on a subscription basis for a set level of hours per month. These services are performed under customer instructions and may be scheduled in advance or “on demand” basis.
  • DC ConnectAllows our customers to connect directly with a number of Carriers, Financial Exchanges,Internet and Cloud Service Providers.
  • Disaster Recovery Space: Shared or dedicated disaster recovery office space, with internet access and conferencing facilities.