DENVER, CO – Cologix, a network-neutral interconnection, ecosystem, and hyperscale edge data center company, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase vXchnge's 16,000-square-foot data center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Upon completion, Cologix will have more than 60,000 square feet of data center space in the 511 building, the Carrier Hotel in Minneapolis, and the most connected building in Minnesota.
"Minneapolis remains a strong data center market with companies looking for dynamic cloud ecosystems and onramps to support their cloud migrations," said Bill Fathers, chairman and CEO of Cologix. “We are excited to continue our investment in our Minneapolis footprint by adding our fourth interconnection hub in the market in response to customer demand. With the additional capacity in the 511 building, the Cologix platform will enable more companies to quickly connect to Cologix's resilient ecosystem of networks, clouds, and partners to meet their growing business needs. "
This agreement brings Cologix dozens of customers operating in this data center, as well as additional capacity to respond to growing customer demand. This acquisition strengthens the Cologix platform with more space, performance and connectivity in the region and at the same time consolidates Cologix's market position as the interconnection leader. New customers can accelerate their digital transformations by accessing the robust ecosystem of Cologix and low-latency cloud onramps to AWS via Amazon Web Services® Direct Connect and Microsoft® Azure ExpressRoute.
About Cologix Inc.
Cologix offers reliable, secure and scalable hyperscale edge data center solutions from 30 world-class interconnection hubs and 4 hyperscale capacity facilities in 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 with customers, providers and partners. Our dedicated, experienced local teams and scalable solutions enable us to provide industry-leading customer service and successfully support customers on the new edge of the internet.