COL3: 585 Scherers Court, Columbus, Ohio

Colocation in Columbus – COL3 Data Center

A Tier III Certified Constructed Facility, our COL3 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.

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

Cologix is the best option for enterprises to tap into carrier and cloud connectivity in Central Ohio. Our new $130M+ facility, directly linked to our COL1 & COL2 data centers, is the largest neutral data center in the region. Certification as a Tier III Constructed Facility, ensures that COL3’s meticulous construction matched the initial design, and verifies it meets the defined availability requirements. We designed COL3 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 enables us to uniquely address growing market demand, ranging from individual cabinets to multi-megawatt deployments.


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COL3: 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 & regional carrier fiber networks in Central Ohio


Owned & operated 200K+ SQF purpose-built facilities on 8-acre campus

Rated to Miami-Dade hurricane standards

4 Data Halls – Up to 20 MW

24” raised floor with anti-static tiles

50 lbs/SQF 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

Redundant parallel IEM power bus systems serve functionality and eliminate all single points of failure

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

On site fuel capacity for 72 hours run-time at full load

Redundant 48,000-gallon tanks onsite, priority refueling from diverse supplies & facility exemption from emergency power


Raised floor cold air plenum supply; return air plenum

770 tons per Data Hall cooling capacity

Liebert, pump refrigerant DSE

Concurrently maintainable, A&B systems


Uptime Tier III Certification of Constructed Facility

Pursuing SOC 1 (SSAE18/ISAE3402) Type 2 & SOC 2 Type 2 attestation reports

K-Rated fence around entire campus perimeter

Mantrap with badge, PIN & biometric access

Anti-intrusion system

Closed-circuit TV with recordings kept for 90 days

Customized security available

Biometric scanners & badge access


Multi-zone fire protection

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


45+ 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

Metro area dark fiber available


Uptime Tier III Certification of Constructed Facility

Independent third-party assessments for SOC 1, SOC 2, HIPAA, and PCI-DSS

ISO 27001 certified by Schellman


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 email

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535 Scherers Court, Columbus, Ohio

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585 Scherers Court, Columbus, Ohio

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

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