511 11th Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Colocation in Minneapolis: MIN2 Data Center

Cologix’s downtown Minneapolis colocation data center is fitted for enterprise applications, offering higher density power capacities of 5+ kW per cabinet to colocation customers.

Cologix Carrier Hotel – Enterprise-Grade Environment

No other data center in the region comes close to the network density of Cologix in the 511 building.

In addition to the robust network ecosystem including national, regional and local networks, our Minneapolis colocation facility supports emerging cloud, financial, education and government platforms.

MIN2: Virtual Tour

MIN2: 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 & the light rail

Seismic Zone 0 & outside the flood zone


8K SQFT data center

Concrete and steel structure

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

Drop-in desks available for tenants

Ample onsite parking


5+ kW per cabinet

Diverse uninterruptible power systems (UPS), distribution panels and backup generators

Redundant utility feeds from 3 separate grids

N and 2N configurations

1 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

N+1 perimeter computer room air conditioner (CRAC) systems with redundant power and 18” 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 (building) and keycard + PIN (suite)

Customized security available for cages

Fire Protection

Above ceiling and underfloor detectors

Dual-zoned, pre-action dry pipe sprinkler system


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.

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

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