Cologix, North America’s leading network-neutral interconnection and hyperscale edge data centre company, has announced further investments to accelerate expansion of its hyperscale edge data centre portfolio.
In addition, Cologix announced a new name for its hyperscale edge data centres, Scalelogix. This name captures Cologix’s mission to provide cloud-first products and services that scale digital infrastructure for the hyperscale market at the digital edge, the company said.
“As we support our customers’ growing businesses and continue to invest in the digital infrastructure that underpins the growth of the digital economy, Cologix will aggressively expand its hyperscale edge data centre footprint. We’ve seen exponential growth in applications that need to be located at the very edge of fixed, 5G and public cloud networks and Scalelogix data centres are uniquely able to meet this demand in our markets.” Cologix Chief Executive Officer Bill Fathers
According to the market study Hyperscale Data centre Market Size & Share Forecast Report 2021—2027 by Global Marketing Insight, Inc., the hyperscale data centre market is anticipated to reach a valuation of $60 billion by 2027. The report further states that the hyperscale data centre market exceeded $20 billion in 2020 and is projected to grow by 15% CAGR from 2021 to 2027 due to growth in 5G, IoT devices and the increasing use of online services globally.
Scalelogix DC Portfolio
Scalelogix data centres are strategically located with carrier hotels and annexes at Cologix campuses and customisable and interconnected with access to Cologix’s network ecosystem of 600+ networks across North America and 29 cloud onramps, including Amazon Web Services Direct Connect, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute, IBM Cloud and Oracle FastConnect.
Cologix currently operates three, multi-tenant Scalelogix data centres in Columbus, OH and Montreal, Canada, comprising 440K SQFT and 70MW of power. It has also announced plans of building three additional Scalelogix data centres in Ashburn, VA, Columbus, OH and Silicon Valley, CA, comprising 1M SQFT and 200MW of power.
“Scalelogix is Cologix’s answer to meet the growing needs for our customers. With its massive scale and integration into the Cologix platform, Scalelogix brings together and connects the digital infrastructure and ecosystem that today’s businesses require for success by leveraging high-speed, ultra-low latency and highly secure access to fixed, 5G and public cloud networks that enable greater application performance and lower overall distribution costs,” said Fathers.