Data center services company Cologix has acquired DataCenter.BZ in Columbus, Ohio, which operates two data centers, providing 32,000 sq ft of raised floor total within in a wholly-owned, purpose-built facility.
The facility is a major Ohio interconnection point with access to 30 network carriers, as well as the OHIO-IX internet exchange in meet-me rooms.
This is Cologix' 8th acquisition since inception, adds presence in the 15th largest city in the US to its platform, which now supports about 700 customers. The Columbus metro area is home to five Fortune 500 companies.
The transaction includes five acres of land, all buildings and mission critical facilities, 100 customers, significant metro conduit and dark fiber assets and in excess of $5m of run-rate earnings.
Grant van Rooyen, president and CEO of Cologix, said, “DataCenter.BZ is a truly unique blend of an interconnect hub and an enterprise grade data center ... with high-touch local support. That, combined with Columbus’s growing recognition as a vibrant and dynamic market, gives us great confidence in the benefits this acquisition will yield for the Cologix platform.”
Cologix' portfolio now includes data centers in Columbus, Dallas, Jacksonville, Minneapolis, Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver.