DENVER and COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers in the Midwest planning to build hybrid cloud deployments with Amazon's Web Services (AWS) cloud just found an easier route to do so via Cologix's data center in Columbus, OH. Cologix, a network neutral interconnection and data center company, announced today the availability of AWS Direct Connect cloud service in its Columbus data center. With AWS Direct Connect, customers can connect their infrastructure via a secure and private connection to the AWS Cloud to improve performance and reduce costs compared to onramps via the public Internet.
The Columbus deployment of AWS Direct Connect with Cologix provides customers low-latency access to AWS US East 2 region. The node will reside at Cologix's Columbus data center campus, where more than 50 network service providers are available in the Meet-Me-Room. The connectivity at this location provides for direct end user connections and a broad set of potential AWS Partner Network (APN Partners), who can bring secure connections from endpoints throughout the region to the AWS Direct Connect onramp.
Cologix recently announced a new 160K SQF enterprise grade data center build on its 8 acre campus, which will offer 18+MW of power. The new $130M+ facility will become the largest and most advanced neutral data center in the region and will be directly linked to Cologix's existing data centers.
"We are delighted to add Columbus to the list of markets in our platform where customers can access an AWS Direct Connect node. The AWS node is another proof point cementing Columbus as a vital interconnect market," stated Grant van Rooyen, president and CEO, Cologix. "Accessing the lowest latency option to AWS through our data center is a significant advantage for customers and with our new data center coming on line soon we look forward to supporting the local demand."
Cologix offers in-market Direct Connect services connected to US regions to data center customers in New Jersey and Dallas, TX and to AWS's new Canada (Central) Region in Montreal. In data centers where choice offers the ability to evolve and scale with the market, Cologix's Cloud Connect Platform provides more on-ramp solutions to public clouds, more direct connections to best-in-breed cloud service providers select managed services and access to more independent Internet exchanges than any other provider across its footprint. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Cologix Inc.
Cologix provides reliable, secure, scalable data center and interconnection solutions from 24 prime interconnection locations across 9 strategic North American edge 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 Columbus, Dallas, Jacksonville, Lakeland, Minneapolis, Montreal, New Jersey, Toronto or Vancouver visit www.cologix.com or email email@example.com. Follow Cologix on LinkedIn and Twitter.
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