Today, data center company Cologix announced that the construction of a 160k sq.ft, MW data center in Columbus has begun. The new facility will become Columbus’s largest neutral data center and will be linked to Cologix’s existing data centers. The project is estimated to cost over $130 million.
Cologix claims that they have designed the site with the most sophisticated cloud providers and enterprises in mind. They say that the data center will be built based on a concurrently maintainable design with 2N power and N+1 cooling.
Grant van Rooyen, CEO, Cologix said :
Cologix’s position as the leading data center and interconnection provider in Columbus has provided a unique perspective on key trends in the market.
Large enterprises are increasingly interested in outsourcing internal data centers with an eye toward leveraging cloud services for some aspects of their IT systems.
The company also claims that the redundancy, scale, security and connectivity of the data center will allow them to uniquely address growing market demand ranging from individual cabinets to multi-megawatt deployments.