511 11th Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Colocation in Minneapolis: MIN3 Data Center

Cologix’s MIN3 data center is the region’s leading connectivity choice and offers cutting-edge technology for concurrent maintainability and power densities.

Secure colocation and cloud onramps in Minneapolis

Minneapolis-Saint Paul is the most populous urban area in Minnesota and home to 18 Fortune 500 headquarters. At the center of this booming hub, the 511 Building is universally regarded as “the” carrier hotel and the most connected building in Minnesota. It’s a network hub for the upper Midwest and gateway to the “Northern Route” to Seattle.

Cologix’s MIN3 data center also qualifies for Minnesota’s sales tax incentive program, which enables meaningful tax savings for our data center colocation customers. Click here for details.

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MIN3: 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 100-year flood zone

Network hub for the Upper Midwest and gateway to the “Northern Route” to Seattle


28K SQFT data center

Concrete and steel structure

Custom cabinets and private cages available including deep 42U cabinets

Ample onsite parking


N or 2N uninterruptible power systems (UPS) with 2N generators available for backup

Support from 3 discrete power grids

N+1 automatic transfer switch (ATS) with isolation bypass


600-ton cooling system (chilled water, chillers and pumps N+1)

N+1 perimeter computer room air handlers (CRAHs)

Redundant well backup onsite

Ultrasonic humidification


Dual 24/7 onsite security (building and Cologix)

Tailgate-proof mantrap with S2 keycard access and biometric authentication

Closed-circuit television (CCTV) system

Customized security for dedicated cages

Fire Protection

In-room and cross-zoned VESDA

Dual interlocked pre-action dry-pipe


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

Network-neutral data center

Home to the Midwest Internet Cooperative Exchange, MICE

Two diverse communication risers

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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