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.

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  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


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


  • 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


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


  • 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