Cologix To Double its Colocation Footprint in Downtown Minneapolis

Colocation provider Cologix, headquartered in Denver, Colorado, has announced a new 28,000 SQF data center expansion in downtown Minneapolis at 511 11th Avenue. The colocation facility will come online within 2014 and will double Cologix’s footprint in the multi-tenant carrier hotel.

The colocation expansion in Minneapolis will come online within 2014.

Cologix is a data center provider that focuses exclusively on colocation and interconnection. The company has strategically located colocation facilities in Dallas, Jacksonville, Minneapolis, Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver. At full capacity, Cologix’s new facility is designed to support 600 incremental cabinets.

Colocation clients in the facility will have direct access to Cologix’s Meet-Me-Room, which presents more than 70 network providers.

Peering opportunities

“We continue to see strong demand in Minneapolis across all customer segments and increasingly from financial institutions and large enterprises,” said Grant van Rooyen, Cologix President and Chief Executive Officer. “Our new data center will provide all our customers with the benefits of the broadest connectivity choice in the Upper Midwest, all within easy access from IT offices in and around downtown. The new colocation capacity will also support content and cloud hosting providers who are recognizing Minneapolis as an ideal peering market, and the new edge of the Internet.”