VAN2: 1050 West Pender Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

Colocation in Vancouver – VAN2 Data Center

The VAN2 Data Center at 1050 West Pender is Cologix’s newest downtown expansion, providing hyper-efficient data center solutions and robust connectivity.

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Enterprise-Grade Annex to Carrier Hotel

VAN2 is blocks away from – and connected by a dark fiber ring – to the city’s primary carrier hotel at the Harbour Center, providing you with two great Vancouver data center options. As Vancouver’s leading colocation provider, Cologix provides connectivity to 20+ unique networks and direct access to the primary node for the Vancouver Internet Exchange (VANIX).


VAN2: Technical Specs


Located in downtown Vancouver, six blocks from 555 W. Hastings data center

About 25 minutes from the Vancouver International Airport

Sheltered from any extreme weather by Vancouver Island

Outside floodplain



Custom cabinets & cages including deep 42U cabinets (78” H x 24” W x 48” D)

Chimney cabinet pod configurations

Concrete & steel structure

Lounge, tech workspace & conference rooms


Supports 5+ kW per cabinet

150 watts/SQF (high-density configurations available)

N (primary UPS, N+1 generators), A+B (2N UPS, N+1 generators) configurations

Utility automatic transfer switch (ATS) on both feeds before the building entrances

Built leveraging principles for concurrent maintainability


Efficient heat management through ceiling plenum using chimney cabinets

Perimeter free cooling computer room air conditioner (CRAC) Dx units with airside economizers

N+1 CRAC units

180-ton cooling capacity (N+1)

Steam humidification


Manned 24/7 by security guards

Tailgate-proof circle lock mantrap

S2 keycard & biometric access

Closed-circuit TV (CCTV) systems

Customized security for dedicated cages or suites


In-room, cross-zoned VESDA

Dual interlocked pre-action dry-pipe


Neutral access to 10+ unique networks in the Cologix Meet-Me-Room (MMR)

Connected to the carrier hotel at 555 West Hastings by a low latency, controlled diverse path, dark fiber ring for active or passive
connectivity to 20+ unique networks

Home to the primary node for the Vancouver Internet Exchange (VANIX)

Network neutral facility

Diverse building fiber entrance & riser facilities / carriers + dedicated Cologix fiber riser


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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