The Most Advanced Data Center in Columbus | COL 3

The Largest & Most Advanced Data Center in Columbus, Ohio

State-of-the-art 160K SQF, 18+ MW Data Center

COL 3: 585 Scherers Court

Cologix’s Columbus, Ohio data centers maintain a 100% uptime record facilitated by 2N redundancies on all critical power infrastructures.

The new $130M+ facility will become Columbus’s largest neutral data center and will be directly linked to Cologix’s existing data centers which are the most connected facilities in Ohio, offering connectivity to 45+ network service providers, 20+ cloud service providers and the Ohio-IX Internet Exchange.

Cologix has designed the site with the most sophisticated cloud providers and enterprises in mind. The data center will be built based on a concurrently maintainable design with 2N power and N+1 cooling. Further unique attributes include an EF-4 tornado rating, K-rated perimeter fence and 24×7 guards. The redundancy, scale, security and connectivity will allow Cologix to uniquely address growing market demand ranging from individual cabinets to multi-megawatt deployments.

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

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Contact us at sales@cologix.com or 1.855.497.2537

location

LOCATION

  • Centrally located in Columbus, Ohio
  • 47% of the population within a 10-hour drive
  • 16.2 miles from the Port Columbus International Airport
  • No flood plain rating in geographic high point of region
  • Located at the convergence point of long-haul fiber & regional carrier fiber networks in Central Ohio
facilities

FACILITY

  • Owned & operated 200,000+ SQF purpose-built facilities on 8 acre campus
  • Rated to Miami-Dade hurricane standards
  • 4 Data Halls – Up to 20 MW
  • 24” raised floor with anti-static tiles
  • 150 lbs/SQF floor loading capacity with dedicated, sunken loading deck
power

POWER

  • Four (4) 750 kVA Mitisbushi UPS systems per data hall, per side- Paralleled systems
  • 5 kW per Cabinet load design
  • 2N Electrical, N+1 Mechanical Configurations
  • 2N diverse feeds from discrete substations
  • Redundant parallel IEM power bus systems serve functionality and eliminate all single points of failure
  • 2N generator configuration- Two (2) MW Caterpillar side A and Two (2) MW Caterpillar side B
  • On-site fuel capacity for 72 hours run time at full load
  • Redundant 48,000 Galllon tanks onsite, Priority refueling from diverse supplies & facility exemption from emergency power
cooling

COOLING

  • Raised floor cold air plenum supply; return air plenum
  • 770 tons per Data Hall cooling capacity
  • Liebert, Pump refrigerant DSE
  • Concurrently Maintainable, A &B systems
security

SECURITY

  • Pursuing Uptime Tier III & SSAE 16 SOC 1 & SOC 2 Type 2 certificates
  • K-Rated fence around entire campus perimeter
  • Man trap with badge, PIN & biometric access
  • Anti-Intrusion System
  • Closed-circuit TV with recordings kept for 90 days
  • Customized security available
  • Biometric Scanners & Badge access
fire protection

FIRE PROTECTION

  • Multi-zone fire protection
  • Pre-action systems, multi-stage, zoned & localized dry pipe
network

NETWORK

  • 50+ unique networks in the Cologix-controlled Meet-Me-Room
  • Network neutral facility with 16+ fiber entrances
  • Managed BGP IP (IPv4 & IPv6); multi-carrier blend with quad-redundant routers & Cologix provided customer AS numbers & IP space
  • Most densely connected interconnect site in the region including dark fiber network access
  • Connected to the Columbus FiberNet system plus fiber feeds reaching all 88 Ohio counties
  • Metro area dark fiber available
compliance

COMPLIANCE

  • Pursuing Uptime Tier III & SSAE 16 SOC 1 & SOC 2 Type 2 certificates
support

SUPPORT

  • 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 (NOC) available by phone or e‐mail