Minneapolis Minnesota Data Center | MIN 3

Minneapolis, Minnesota Data Center

Carrier Hotel - Enterprise-Grade Colocation Environment

MIN 3: 511 11th Avenue South

Cologix’s newest Minneapolis, Minnesota data center connects leading connectivity choice to cutting-edge technology for concurrent maintainability and power densities in excess of 10kW so customers can always feel confident and secure in the reliability and stability of their IT deployments.

Minneapolis-Saint Paul is the most populous urban area in Minnesota and home to 18 Fortune 500 headquarters. At the center of this booming hub, the 511 Building is universally regarded as “the” carrier hotel and most connected building in Minnesota as a network hub for the upper Midwest and gateway to the “Northern Route” to Seattle.

Cologix’s MIN 3 data center also qualifies for Minnesota’s sales tax incentive program, which enables meaningful tax savings for Cologix data center colocation customers. Click here for details.

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 Minneaoplis 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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  • 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 100 year flood zone
  • Network hub for the upper Midwest & gateway to the “Northern Route” to Seattle


  • 28,000 gross SQF data center
  • Concrete & steel structure
  • Custom cabinets & private cages available including deep 42U cabinets
  • Ample on-site parking


  • N or 2N uninterruptible power systems (UPSs) with 2N generators available for backup
  • Support from 3 discrete power grids
  • N+1 automatic transfer switch (ATS) with isolation bypass


  • 600 ton cooling system (chilled water, chillers & pumps N+1)
  • N+1 perimeter computer room air handlers (CRAHs)
  • Redundant well backup on-site
  • Ultrasonic humidification


  • Dual 24/7 on-site security (building & Cologix)
  • Tailgate-proof mantrap with S2 keycard access & biometric authentication
  • Closed-circuit TV systems
  • Customized security for dedicated cages
fire protection


  • In room & cross-zoned VESDA
  • Dual interlocked pre-action dry-pipe


  • 75+ unique networks in the Cologix controlled Meet-Me-Room
  • Network neutral data center
  • Home to the Midwest Internet Cooperative Exchange (MICE)
  • 2 diverse communication risers
  • High count dark fiber on I-94 corridor to Wisconsin border


  • Uptime Institute Tier III Design Certified
  • 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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