Minneapolis Colocation | MIN 1

Minneapolis Data Center

Carrier Hotel - Network Environment

MIN 1: 511 11th Avenue South

Cologix operates 45,000 SQF across three Minneapolis data centers in the 511 Building, the most connected building in Minnesota.

Cologix’s Minneapolis data center offers a robust carrier ecosystem including national, regional and local networks, as well as the Midwest Internet Cooperative Exchange (MICE).

The Minneapolis colocation data center facility also supports emerging cloud, financial, education and government platforms attracted to Minneapolis’s robust and growing economy.

We are excited to announce that AWS Direct Connect is now available through Cologix in Minneapolis. Customers can now utilize the lowest latency onramp to AWS via an AWS Direct Connect node located in our Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis 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

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Contact us at sales@cologix.com or 1.855.497.2537



  • Located in downtown Minneapolis, MN in the renowned carrier hotel, the 511 Building
  • 20 minutes from the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport
  • Easy access to I-35, I-94, I-394 & the light rail
  • Seismic Zone 0 & outside the flood zone


  • 9,500 SQF data center
  • Concrete & steel structure
  • Traditional cabinet & cage options as well as 1U Standard Connections product
  • Drop-in desks available for tenants
  • Ample on-site parking


  • Redundant utility feeds from 3 separate grids
  • 2N utility & A+B uninterruptible power system (UPS) configurations
  • N & 2N backup generators
  • 1 substation & 2 diverse transformers with a third transformer acting as a failover to restore A/B power


  • Up to 5 kW/cabinet cooling capacity
  • 7 perimeter computer room air conditioner (CRAC) units with redundant power & raised floor plenum supply in cold/hot aisle configuration
  • N+1 chilled water with redundant well backup on-site
  • Ultrasonic humidification


  • Dual 24/7 on-site security (building & Cologix)
  • Closed-circuit TV systems (building & suite)
  • 24/7 S2 keycard access (building & suite)
  • Customized security available for cages
fire protection


  • Above ceiling & underfloor detectors
  • Wet pipe fire suppression


  • 75+ unique carriers, ISPs & ASPs in the on-site Meet-Me-Room
  • Network neutral data center
  • Home to the Midwest Internet Cooperative Exchange (MICE)
  • Diverse building fiber entrance & riser facilities
  • High count dark fiber on I-94 corridor to Wisconsin border


  • SOC 1, SOC 2, HIPAA, and PCI-DSS compliant


  • 24/7 access to local engineers & support teams
  • Access to self-service online customer care portal
  • All environmental & power monitored 24/7 via Cologix Command DCIM
  • Customer alerts when nearing power capacity to ensure business continuity
  • 24x7x365 Network Operations Center available by phone or e‐mail
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