535 Scherers Court, Columbus, Ohio

Colocation in Columbus: COL1 Data Center

COL1 sits within the golden triangle of Washington DC, New York and Chicago, giving you the best access and connections to all these markets. It is the ideal location for primary IT deployments that require low latency and interconnections to all the major cloud providers.

Cologix Interconnection Hub

Cologix’s COL1 colocation data center stands apart by combining the most robust, enterprise-grade infrastructure with the most densely connected interconnect site in the region.

We offer the utmost in uptime, even the backups have backups, for a fault-tolerant, seamless, end-to-end system.

COL1: Technical Specs


Centrally located in Columbus, Ohio

47% of the population within a 10-hour drive

16.2 miles from the Port Columbus International Airport

No floodplain rating in geographic high point of region

Located at the convergence point of long-haul fiber and regional carrier fiber networks in Central Ohio


Owned and operated 44K SQFT purpose-built data center on 9-acre campus

150-seat emergency workspace plus Wi-Fi, break rooms, kitchens and conference rooms

Custom cabinets, secure cages and private suites available

Host to 911 infrastructure for Columbus and surrounding counties, with priority refueling in line with hospitals

Amenities include conference rooms, fitness area, theater, lounge area, staging and breakdown areas, loading docks, showers and offices for disaster recovery or everyday use

Seismic zone 0 and outside of floodplain


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

Onsite fuel capacity for 7 days run-time at full load


N+1 cooling redundancy

Raised floor cold air plenum supply and high-efficiency 50-ton VFD computer room air handler (CRAH) units

320-ton cooling system capacity, expandable to 1,350 tons


24/7 onsite security with round-the-clock rounds

Closed-circuit television (CCTV) system with recordings kept for 90 days

Mantrap with badge, PIN and biometric access

Customizable security options available

Fire Protection

Multi-zone fire protection

Multi-stage, zoned and localized dry pipe fire suppression


45+ unique networks in the Cologix-controlled Meet-Me-Room

Network-neutral facility with 16+ fiber entrances

Managed BGP IP (IPv4 and IPv6); multi-carrier blend with quad-redundant routers and Cologix-provided customer AS numbers and 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


24/7 access to local engineers and support teams

Access to self-service online customer care portal

All environmental and 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 email

Compliance & Certifications

ISO 27001 Certification

ISO 27001 certified by Schellman. Cologix has achieved ISO/IEC 27001:2013 (ISO 27001) certification for its information security management system (ISMS) supporting its Data Center Colocation and Interconnection Services for the specified corporate office and data center facility locations.

Check out our other Columbus Data Centers

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State-of-the-Art 160K SQFT, 18+ MW Data Center
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Interconnected Scalelogix Data Center
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Cologix operates 40+ data centers across the United States and Canada

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