Cologix Adds Google Cloud Interconnect in Minneapolis


Denver, Colorado, December 3, 2020: Cologix, a network-neutral interconnection, ecosystem and hyperscale edge data center company, today announced direct connectivity to Google Cloud Platform through a new onramp Google Cloud Interconnect at its Minneapolis interconnection hub location at 511 11th Avenue South.

Cologix Minneapolis offers direct connectivity to Google Cloud from its four data centers with access to long haul and local fiber routes in the 511 Building, home to Minneapolis/St. Paul’s premier interconnection and peering hub. With this new onramp to Dedicated Interconnect, customers can access higher speed and lower cost connectivity than with VPN. Because of benefits such as these benefits, Dedicated Interconnect has become the go-to solution to connect on premise data centers with the cloud.

To support digital transformations, the new Google onramp enables

  • Direct, private connections to bypass the public Internet
  • Predictability and optimized speed with Google’s Dedicated Interconnect
  • Scalable, densely connected and customizable colocation opportunities

“We are happy to expand private connectivity options in Minneapolis with a new Google cloud onramp for customers,” said Cologix’s President & Chief Revenue Officer Laura Ortman. “As customers have accelerated their hybrid cloud journeys, direct connectivity to hyperscalers, like Google, provides more secure, reliable and faster connectivity to extend their on-premise and cloud infrastructures with lower network costs.”
Connectivity Leader in Minneapolis

Connectivity Leader in Minneapolis

Located at the most densely-connected network hub in the region, Cologix Minneapolis offers four interconnection facilities with access to:

  • 75+ unique networks in the Meet-Me-Room (MMR)
  • The Midwest Internet Cooperative Exchange (MICE)
  • Major cloud providers like Google, Microsoft and AWS
  • Robust, scalable ecosystem of 450+ networks and 250+ cloud providers within Cologix’s network-neutral Meet-Me-Rooms across North America

Customers interested in accessing Google’s Dedicated Interconnect in Minneapolis can contact gci@cologix.com for more details.

Additional resources

For more information or to request a tour of our Minneapolis facilities or other locations across North America, please contact sales@cologix.com.

About Cologix Inc

Cologix provides reliable, secure, scalable hyperscale edge data center solutions from 30 prime interconnection hubs and 4 hyperscale capacity facilities across 10 strategic North American markets. Over 1,600 leading network, managed services, cloud, media, content, financial services and enterprise customers trust Cologix to support their business critical infrastructure and connect them to customers, vendors and partners. Our dedicated, experienced local teams and scalable solutions enable us to provide industry-leading customer service and the ability to successfully support customers at the Internet’s new edge. For a tour of one of our data centers in Ashburn, Columbus, Dallas, Jacksonville, Lakeland, Minneapolis, Montreal, New Jersey, Toronto or Vancouver visit www.cologix.com or email sales@cologix.com. Follow Cologix on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Media Contact:

Melissa Gelfand
Senior Director, Marketing at Cologix


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