Press releases and news

Deployment of a dark fiber network between COLO-D and the Internet exchange nodes in downtown Montreal

July 20, 2017

COLO-D strengthens its telecommunications offering with the addition of a redundant and diversified dark fiber network between its newly-commissioned second data center in the Greater Montréal area, COLO-D2, and the Internet exchanges in downtown Montreal.

COLO-D has entered into a strategic agreement with a telecommunications provider for the reserved and proprietary use of multiple dark fiber pairs. Two completely diversified paths are available.

With this new fiber, our customers will benefit from extremely cost competitive connectivity accesses that are recognized for their high performance, low latency and high availability.

This infrastructure allows large enterprise to benefit from a high level of security, flexibility and the benefits of accessing a private network without compromising security.

COLO-D connectivity solutions exceeds the expectations of large organizations that have highly specific needs in terms of traffic exchange, network interconnections and content sharing. COLO-D’s data centers also have many links to major telecommunications centers in North America.

By adding this infrastructure to its diverse range of telecommunications solutions, COLO-D strengthens its strategic position as a leading hyperconnected data center.

Level 3 Deploys PoP in COLO-D’s Latest Data Center

July 12, 2017

COLO-D has bolstered its telecommunications capabilities with the addition of a Level 3 point of presence (PoP) in its newly commissioned second data center in the Greater Montreal region. Level 3 Communications is a prominent telecommunications provider on the world scene renowned for its advanced performance, low latency and impressive availability. With the telecom corporation’s arrival, COLO-D clients now benefit from an even more competitive connectivity offering.

Participation of COLO-D in the cycling challenge Le Tour du Courage PROCURE

June 20, 2017

On Sunday, June 18, COLO-D raised more than $ 4,700 during the Tour du Courage PROCURE cycling challenge, held at Mount Royal in Montreal. The money will help fund research efforts against prostate cancer.

Patrick David, President and CEO of COLO-D was the team captain of the six cyclists who climbed the mountain six times through the Camillien-Houde road, a circuit known both by amateur and professional cyclists.

With a vertical drop of just over 110 meters, this ascent is 1,600 meters long and has an average inclination of 7% and 11% peak to hit before reaching the summit.

Thanks to our sponsors: SSI, Liebert and Hewitt CAT for the 2017 COLO-D bike season.


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