585 Scherers Court, Columbus, Ohio

Colocation in Columbus: COL3-S Data Center

A Tier III Certified Constructed Facility, our COL3-S data center is the largest and most advanced data center in Columbus. It’s purpose-built for enterprises and large customers that need critical power and direct access to major cloud providers.

State-of-the-Art 160K SQFT, 18+ MW Data Center

Cologix is the best option for enterprises to tap into carrier and cloud connectivity in Central Ohio. Our new $130M+ Scalelogix facility, directly linked to our COL1 and COL2 data centers, is the largest neutral data center in the region. Certification as a Tier III Constructed Facility, ensures that COL3-S’s meticulous construction matched the initial design and verifies it meets the defined availability requirements. We designed COL3-S with the most sophisticated cloud providers and enterprises in mind. The data center is concurrently maintainable and offers scalable power solutions. Further unique attributes include an EF-4 tornado rating, K-rated perimeter fence and 24×7 guards. The redundancy, scale, security and connectivity enable us to uniquely address growing market demand, ranging from individual cabinets to multi-megawatt deployments.

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COL3-S: 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 200K+ SQFT purpose-built facilities on 8-acre campus

4 data halls, up to 20 MW

24” raised floor with anti-static tiles

50 lbs/SQFT floor loading capacity with dedicated, sunken loading deck


4 750 kVA Mitsubishi 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

2N generator configuration: Two (2) MW Caterpillar side A and Two (2) MW Caterpillar side B

Onsite fuel capacity for 72 hours run-time at full load


Raised floor cold air plenum supply; return air plenum

770 tons per data hall cooling capacity

Liebert, pump refrigerant DSE

Concurrently maintainable, A and B systems


Uptime Tier III Certification of Constructed Facility

K-Rated fence around entire campus perimeter

Mantrap with badge, PIN and biometric access

Anti-intrusion system

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

Customized security available

Biometric scanners and badge access

Fire Protection

Multi-zone fire protection

Pre-action systems, multi-stage, zoned and localized dry pipe


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

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

Metro area dark fiber available


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

Cologix Interconnection Hub
535 Scherers Court, Columbus, Ohio
Cologix’s Enterprise-Grade Data Center
555 Scherers Court, Columbus, Ohio
Interconnected Scalelogix Data Center
7500 Alta View, Columbus, Ohio

Cologix operates 40+ data centers across the United States and Canada

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