Cologix Adds 3rd Data Center Suite in the Dallas Infomart

Oct 14, 2019 | Posted by editor

Cologix, has added a third data center suite in the Dallas Infomart carrier hotel. The new, state-of-the-art DAL3 data center will come online Q1 2020. The latest 13,000 SQF expansion will support the demands of enterprise customers and cloud service providers.

"Our new interconnection hub will support growing consumer demand for speed and capacity to support immediate access to online banking and healthcare as well as on-demand gaming and apps like Fortnite and Lyft, video and live streaming with services like Netflix, YouTube and other content delivered to smartphones and other connected devices. In addition, Dallas is one of the U.S. metro markets where carriers are in a race to build 5G networks," said Bill Fathers, Chairman, and CEO of Cologix, in a statement

Located at 1950 North Stemmons Freeway, the new facility will utilize Cologix's existing Meet-Me-Room (MMR) and offer diverse fiber paths from customer cabinet/cage space to the MMR. It offers connections to Amazon Web Services Direct Connect, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute, IBM Cloud, and Oracle FastConnect.

DAL3 is designed for 3kW/cabinet with higher-density configurations available up to 15 kW/cabinet. It will offer 2.25 MW of power. Cologix claims that DAL3 at the Infomart hosts the largest number of carriers out of any single building in a 900-mile radius with more than 8,700 strands of fiber running into the facility.

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