Columbus Data Centers

Columbus Data Centers

Columbus Colocation: 555 Scherers Court

Cologix is the leading Central Ohio data center provider in Columbus. COL3, its new 160K SQF, 18+MW data center, is open and has been awarded the coveted Uptime Institute Tier III certification of Constructed Facility. The new $130M+ facility is the regions largest neutral data center is directly linked to Cologix’s existing data centers (COL1 & COL2). Cologix’s data centers are the most connected facilities in Ohio, offering connectivity to 45+ network service providers (including the Ohio-IX Internet Exchange) and 20+ cloud service providers including access to AWS via the AWS Direct Connect node, providing customers low-latency access to AWS US East 2 region.

Cologix’s Columbus data centers stand apart from the competition by combining the most robust enterprise-grade data center infrastructure with the most densely connected interconnect site in the region. Offering the utmost in uptime, even the backups have backups for a fault-tolerant, seamless, end-to-end system. The Cologix Columbus data centers offer the ideal location for primary IT deployments that require 100% uptime and network performance. The Ohio colocation data centers are strategically located at the convergence point of the long-haul fiber crossroads and the regional carrier fiber networks in Central Ohio, providing an advantageous site for disaster recovery deployments backing up primary sites in Chicago and New York.

We are excited to announce that AWS Direct Connect is now available through Cologix in Columbus. Customers can now utilize the lowest latency onramp to AWS via an AWS Direct Connect node located in our Columbus data center. With AWS Direct Connect, customers can connect their infrastructure via a secure and private connection to the AWS Cloud to improve performance and reduce costs compared to onramps via the public Internet.

Amazon Web Services® Direct Connect
Amazon Web Services® Direct Connect enables you to utilize a dedicated connection between your network and Cologix’s Columbus data center. This direct, private connection enables a secure, high capacity, high performance connection to AWS cloud solutions. For more information, contact the Cologix Team or visit the AWS website

Columbus Data Center Quick Facts

  • Proximity to more of the U.S. population than any other major city with 47% of the population within a 10-hour drive
  • Ohio’s largest city & the 15th largest city in the U.S. (right behind San Francisco)
  • Home to the highest metro concentration of Fortune 1000 companies
  • Ranked in the Top 10 friendliest cities for small business
  • Long-haul fiber crossroads creates ideal location for alternative to Chicago as well as disaster recovery sites
  • Lowest latency onramp to AWS Direct Connect

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Contact us at or 1.855.497.2537

Columbus Data Center Team

Jonathan Wray Jonathan Wray
Operations Manager, Columbus

Carrier Hotel: 555 Scherers Court

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“OneIT has the ability to place clients in many data center locations, but Cologix is the only one around that was built leveraging Tier IV principles for concurrent maintainability with unique power redundancy, flexibility for cooling, security and certifications that even the most cautious would feel comfortable with, combined with rates that are very reasonable.”

– Glen Zucker, President, OneIT
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“When Updox’s operational & compliance requirements began to expand exponentially, the performance & cost advantages of leveraging an outsourced data center solution became clear. As Central Ohio’s only enterprise class data center provider, Cologix provides a unique blend of tremendous network density & hyper-redundant infrastructures with a focus on highly customized customer deployments, broad certifications including annual SSAE16/SOC-1 & SOC-2 Type 2 audits, & high touch local support.”

– Michael Morgan, CEO, Updox
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“When selecting a data center to house our clients’ critical equipment and data, non-negotiable criteria were security, 100% power availability and robust connectivity. When you add to that to the knowledgeable, friendly team at Cologix Columbus – you have a partnership that provides EasyIT with a true competitive advantage. Year after year, the entire team has exceeded my expectations in customer care and 24 x 7 service.”

– Kurt Hoeft, Partner, EasyIT
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