511 11th Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Colocation in Minneapolis: MIN5 Data Center

MIN5 expands Cologix’s capacity with an additional 10K SQFT and 1.5 MW of power in Minnesota’s most connected building.

Connectivity, Cloud Onramps and Colocation in Minneapolis

MIN5 expands Cologix’s capacity and interconnection footprint in Minneapolis-Saint Paul at Minnesota’s network hub for the Upper Midwest at the 511 Building. Home to the region’s primary carrier hotel, this facility offers access to 300+ unique networks, the Midwest Internet Cooperative Exchange (MICE) and direct cloud onramps to Amazon Web Services® Direct Connect, Microsoft® Azure ExpressRoute and Google Cloud Interconnect to support customer demand in the Midwest’s top tech hub.

MIN5: 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


10K SQFT data center

Concrete and steel structure

Ample onsite parking


1.5 MW of power capacity

N+1 HVAC, block redundant and UPS system

Support from 3 discrete power grids

Minimum N+1 backup


Air-Cooled Chiller with Fan Wall


Dual 24/7 onsite security

Multi-stage security using proximity biometric and card access control system

Closed-circuit television (CCTV) system

Fire Protection

In-room and cross-zoned VESDA

Dual interlocked pre-action dry-pipe


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

Network-neutral data center

Direct cloud onramps to Amazon Web Servicesâ Direct Connect, Microsoftâ Azure ExpressRoute and Google Cloud Interconnect

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

Customer alerts when nearing power capacity to ensure business continuity

24x7x365 Network Operations Center (NOC) available by phone or email

Space Configuration

Customizable configuration with one data hall and secure cabinets

Rack size up to 52U

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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