Carrier-grade annex to Vancouver's Carrier Hotel offers up to 750kW of new critical power capacity
DENVER and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cologix, a network neutral interconnection and data centre company, announced today that it has successfully completed and commissioned a major expansion to its VAN2 data centre located at 1050 W. Pender St in downtown Vancouver. Customers have immediate access to up to 750kW of new, high density data centre capacity. Local Vancouver businesses have already signed to occupy 25% of the expansion space.
"Technology is a primary driver of Vancouver's economic growth, with the industry relying on the availability of high quality data centres and interconnection services," explains Sean Elbe, manager of tech sector development at the Vancouver Economic Commission. "Cologix's expansion will deliver infrastructure resiliency and enhanced access to service providers within Vancouver, increasing the city's competitive advantages for local tech businesses."
A large and growing set of customers, including local businesses and international brands, validate that Cologix's VAN2 data centre is the most advanced and resilient in the market. The expansion includes the same chimney-based hot air containment system as deployed in the first phase, which allows for power densities in excess of 10kW per cabinet. Customers also have neutral access to 40+ network service and cloud service providers to future proof their IT deployments.
"Vancouver has been one of Cologix's fastest growing markets," notes Grant van Rooyen, chief executive officer, Cologix. "We are proud of the role we play to help facilitate connections within the technology ecosystem in Vancouver and look forward to continued investment in the market."
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About Cologix Inc.
Cologix provides reliable, secure, scalable data centre 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 centres in Columbus, Dallas, Jacksonville, Lakeland, Minneapolis, Montreal, New Jersey, Toronto or Vancouver visit www.cologix.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow Cologix on LinkedIn and Twitter.
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