Cologix's Growing Data Center Platform Fosters A Vibrant Internet Exchange and Interconnection Community

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Over half a million square feet of data center space with very high interconnect densities provides customers ability to ride trends to the Internet’s New Edge

Cologix, Data Centers, Space, Power, Connectivity

The Cologix interconnection platform provides a focal point for communities of service providers and service buyers to transact business, bringing global marketplaces to local businesses and consumers

“The density of interconnection in our markets reflects the expansion of networks to the Internet’s New Edge,” explains Grant van Rooyen, chief executive officer, Cologix

Cologix, a network-neutral interconnection and data center company, announced today key milestones for their growing data center platform, highlighting the unique interconnection value they offer to their 850+ customers. Cologix now operates over 500,000 SQF across its 20 data center, 8 market North American platform. In each of the 8 emerging markets, Cologix operates a leading network neutral Meet-Me-Room, supporting industry leading cross connect concentrations.

Today there are 500 networks, more than 350 of which are unique, that present themselves in Cologix Meet-Me-Rooms. These networks leverage Cologix data centers to onboard customers and connect with peers. The list of unique networks continues to grow, as does the number of networks that have expanded their presence to multiple Cologix markets. Cologix manages well over 7,000 cross connects at a density of 2 cross connect units per cabinet equivalent (CE).

“The density of interconnection in our markets reflects the expansion of networks to the Internet’s New Edge,” explains Grant van Rooyen, chief executive officer, Cologix. “Beyond direct connections, we are also proud to support rapidly growing, independent Internet Exchanges that validate the same trend. TORIX in Toronto, MICE in Minneapolis, QIX in Montreal and the VANIX in Vancouver all call Cologix data centers home. The exchanges, many of which are only in their first few years of operation, are growing at a dramatic pace and combined, have supported peak traffic in excess of over 225Gbps between more than 300 exchange participants.”

About Cologix Inc.
Cologix Inc. is a network-neutral interconnection and colocation data center company headquartered in Denver. Cologix provides scalable interconnection services and secure, reliable colocation services. Cologix operates densely connected, strategically located facilities in Columbus, Dallas, Jacksonville, Lakeland, Minneapolis, Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver. With more than 350 network choices and 20 prime interconnection locations, Cologix currently serves over 850 carrier, managed services, cloud, media, content, financial services and enterprise customers. The company’s experienced local service teams are committed to providing its customers the highest standard of local customer support. To arrange a tour of the center closest to you, contact us at sales(AT)cologix.com. Follow Cologix on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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