Columbus Colocation Data Center | COL 1

Columbus, Ohio Colocation Data Center

Cologix's Interconnection Hub

COL 1: 555 Scherers Court

Cologix Columbus offers the ideal location for primary IT deployments that require 100% uptime and network performance.

Cologix’s Columbus colocation data centers stand apart from the competition by combining the most robust enterprise-grade 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.

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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  • 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 44,000 SQF purpose-built data center on 9 acre campus
  • Rated to Miami-Dade hurricane standards
  • 150 seat emergency workspace plus Wi-Fi, break rooms, kitchens & conference rooms
  • Custom cabinets, secure cages & private suites available
  • Host to 911 infrastructure for Columbus & surrounding counties, with priority re-fueling in line with hospitals


  • N+1, 2(N+1) redundancy configurations on critical power infrastructures
  • Up to 64 kW/cabinet (90 kW with special racks) with 30 MW utility available onsite
  • Leading power usage effectiveness (PUE) ratio
  • 3 diverse entrance utility feeds with self-healing utility service
  • On-site fuel capacity for 7 days run time at full load


  • N+1 cooling redundancy
  • Raised floor cold air plenum supply & high-efficiency 50 ton VFD computer room air handler (CRAH) units
  • 320 ton cooling system capacity (expandable to 1,350 tons)


  • 24/7 on-site security with round-the-clock rounds
  • Closed-circuit TV with recordings kept for 90 days
  • Man trap with badge, PIN & biometric access
  • Customizable security options available
fire protection


  • Multi-zone fire protection
  • Multi-stage, zoned & localized dry pipe fire suppression


  • 40+ 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


  • 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 (NOC) available by phone or e‐mail
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