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COLO-D ranked 3rd fastest growing company in Canada on Deloitte’s 2018 Technology Fast 50™

November 15, 2018

Montreal, QC, November 15, 2018 — COLO-D today announced it ranked 3rd in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ program award for its rapid revenue growth, entrepreneurial spirit and bold innovation. The program and annual award distinguishes 50 Canadian technology companies with the highest revenue-growth percentage over the past four years. COLO-D grew 10,942 percent during this period.

The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 program winners consist of public and private companies in the technology sector, which have transformed the industry. Now in its 21st year, the program runs alongside the broader Deloitte North American Technology Fast 500™, with winners automatically eligible for this elite ranking.

According to COLO-D’s Chief Executive Officer, Patrick David, COLO-D’s ability to deliver data center solutions for the ever-evolving needs of the hyperscale cloud service provider has fueled the company’s 10,942 percent revenue growth. “COLO-D is constantly looking to develop next-generation environments via the most innovative technologies to fulfill the customer’s need to go to market quickly,” he said.

To qualify for the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 ranking, companies must have been in business for at least four years, have revenues of at least $5 million, be headquartered in Canada, own proprietary technology, conduct research and development activities in Canada and invest a minimum of five percent of gross revenues in R&D.

About the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ – The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 program is Canada’s pre-eminent technology awards program. Celebrating business growth, innovation and entrepreneurship, the program features three distinct categories including the Technology Fast 50 Ranking, Companies-to-Watch Awards (early-stage Canadian tech companies with the potential to be a future Deloitte Technology Fast 50 candidate) and the Leadership Awards (companies that demonstrate technological leadership and innovation within the industry.) Program sponsors include Deloitte, 3C Innovation, BCF Business Law, Bank of Montreal, Bennett Jones, CBRE, First West Capital and OMERS Ventures . For further information, visit www.fast50.ca.

 

About COLO-D

COLO-D designs, develops and operates flexible, cutting-edge data center solutions. Clients include cloud providers, financial institutions, government agencies and other large enterprises. Backed by industry experts with unmatched expertise, COLO-D delivers wholesale data center solutions able to meet the ever-evolving technological needs of tomorrow’s largest organizations.

COLO-D signs another global cloud service provider

November 13, 2018

Montreal – November 13, 2018 – COLO-D, the Canadian leader in wholesale data center solutions, is proud to announce the arrival of another global cloud service provider at its D2 facility in the Greater Montreal area. COLO-D was chosen after a thorough and detailed evaluation process.

“COLO-D’s D2 data center will enhance this new customer’s geographic diversity with increased availability and redundancy, providing a local presence to offer services to its Fortune 500 customers,” says COLO-D’s President and CEO, Patrick David.

D2 is a strategically located facility powered by 50 MW of clean and renewable energy. A combination of exceptionally reliable power and the availability of cloud onramps and fiber networks provides the perfect environment for major players in the domestic and international marketplace.

According to Gartner, Inc, the worldwide public cloud services market is projected to grow 21.4 percent in 2018 to total $186.4 billion, up from $153.5 billion in 2017. As these cloud providers grow globally, many are choosing COLO-D to host their environments. World-class facilities combined with unmatched know-how to service hyper-scale deployments have made COLO-D Canada’s leading colocation service provider.

About COLO-D

COLO-D designs, develops and operates flexible, cutting-edge data center solutions. Clients include Cloud Providers, Financial Institutions and other large enterprises. Backed by industry experts with unmatched expertise, COLO-D delivers wholesale data center solutions that meet the ever-evolving technological needs of tomorrow’s largest organization.

New 150 MW campus: COLO-D becomes Canada’s largest data center service provider

October 23, 2018

Montreal, October 23, 2018 – COLO-D is proud to announce that it will develop a new 150 MW data center in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, 15 km from downtown Montreal. This move makes COLO-D Canada’s largest data center provider for enterprise customers.  Simultaneously, COLO-D will add 15 MW to its D2 facility in Longueuil, for a total capacity of 220 MW of renewable energy.

“This avant-garde campus, designated D3, located on a property of over 22 acres will be COLO-D’s third location and will be designed and operated using the very latest in green technologies,” said Patrick David, COLO-D president and CEO. “Our clients will benefit from Quebec’s stable and renewable power to improve their corporate responsibility.”

The 500,000 sq. ft. campus will be powered by two redundant 315 kV electrical feeds, each serviced by two separate high-voltage sub-stations. This strategic location is considered to have one of the most reliable and secure supplies of electrical power in North America.

“With our new D3 campus, we will become one of North America’s leaders in providing wholesale data center solutions. We are excited to offer a rich and unique ecosystem of data centers for customers looking to implement large-scale solutions in a region that is becoming a global data center hub,” said Mr. David, adding that Montreal is becoming one of the industry’s top markets in North America.

COLO-D offers high-level connectivity to large businesses with specific needs in terms of peering, network interconnections and content sharing. The D3 campus will offer an abundance of fully redundant and diverse paths, including links to international telecom hubs. It will also be connected to COLO-D’s other data centers via diverse fiber optic routes, offering customers the ability to build redundant geo-clustering solutions at sites in different climates and seismic zones.

Expansion of D2 in Longueuil

Concurrent to the construction of D3, COLO-D will expand its Longueuil site by adding 15 MW in order to meet high demand at D2. This 80,000 sq. ft. expansion has been made possible by the acquisition of the adjacent building.

About COLO-D

COLO-D designs, develops and operates flexible, cutting-edge data center solutions.  Clients include Cloud Providers, Financial Institutions, Government Agencies and other large enterprises. Backed by industry experts with unmatched expertise, COLO-D delivers wholesale data center solutions able to meet the ever-evolving technological needs of tomorrow’s largest organizations.