511 11th Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnnesota

Colocation in Minneapolis: MIN1 Data Center

The Minneapolis region is ideal for any enterprise client with low utility costs, tax incentives and gateways to the northwest. Cologix operates more than 45K SQFT across four Minneapolis data centers in the 511 Building - the most connected building in Minnesota.

Cologix Carrier Hotel – Network Environment

Cologix’s Minneapolis data center offers a robust carrier ecosystem including national, regional and local networks, as well as the Midwest Internet Cooperative Exchange, MICE.

The Minneapolis colocation data center facility also supports emerging cloud, financial, education and government platforms attracted to Minneapolis’s robust and growing economy.

MIN1: Technical Specs


Located in downtown Minneapolis, in the renowned carrier hotel, the 511 Building

20 minutes from the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport

Easy access to I-35, I-94, I-394 and the light rail

Seismic Zone 0 and outside the flood zone


9.5K SQFT data center

Concrete and steel structure

Traditional cabinet and cage options as well as 1U Standard Connections product

Drop-in desks available for tenants

Ample onsite parking


Redundant utility feeds from 3 separate grids

2N utility and A+B uninterruptible power system (UPS) configurations

N and 2N backup generators

One substation and 2 diverse transformers with a third transformer acting as a failover to restore A/B power


Up to 5 kW per cabinet cooling capacity

Seven perimeter computer room air conditioner (CRAC) units with redundant power and raised floor plenum supply in cold aisle/hot aisle configuration

N+1 chilled water with redundant well backup onsite

Ultrasonic humidification


Dual 24/7 onsite security (building and Cologix)

Closed-circuit television (CCTV) system (building and suite)

24/7 S2 keycard access (building and suite)

Customized security available for cages

Fire Protection

Above ceiling and underfloor detectors

Wet pipe fire suppression


75+ unique carriers, ISPs and ASPs in the onsite Meet-Me-Room (MMR)

Network-neutral data center

Home to the Midwest Internet Cooperative Exchange, MICE

Diverse building fiber entrance and riser facilities

High count dark fiber on I-94 corridor to Wisconsin border


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 Minneapolis Data Centers

Cologix Carrier Hotel – Enterprise-Grade Environment
511 11th Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Secure colocation and cloud onramps in Minneapolis
511 11th Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Connectivity, Cloud Onramps and Colocation in Minneapolis
511 11th Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Connectivity, Cloud Onramps and Colocation in Minneapolis
511 11th Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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

Ready to get started?

Take the next step to Cologix Performance, Security and Savings.