Cologix says it has broken ground on a large data center campus in Northern Virginia, commencing construction on a planned 1 million square foot campus in the heart of “Data Center Alley” in Ashburn.
Cologix provides colocation services with an emphasis on carrier neutral facilities and meet-me rooms. Their facilities are located in connectivity hubs across 9 regional markets, giving their customers access to over 450 unique networks. Cologix was acquired by Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners in 2017, a private equity firm with a diverse portfolio of energy companies.
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A $500 million investment from an Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund is the next step in the transformation of Cologix into a larger player in cloud on-ramps and software-defined networking.
Some of the world’s largest investors are raising billions of dollars to invest in digital infrastructure, citing extraordinary demand for capital to fuel the shift to a data economy.
Cologix Plans a 100 megawatt data center campus in Ashburn, Va. with a design adapted from newly-acquired hyperscale specialist COLO-D. The campus will be built on the current site of the Christian Fellowship Church.
Data center provider Cologix will acquire Montreal-based hyperscale specialist COLO-D in a deal that deepens its cloud on-ramp capabilities in a key growth market.
With the support of its new owners, Cologix is building bigger data centers, eyeing new markets, and positioning itself as a key provider of on-ramps to major clouds.
Industry veteran Bill Fathers has been named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Cologix, a provider of colocation and interconnection services in nine markets.
2017 is already shaping up as a landmark year for consolidation in the data center industry, including the megamerger between Digital Realty and DFT. Here’s a recap of the deals thus far in 2017.
Colocation provider Cologix has been acquired by private equity firm Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners in a deal highlighting investor interest in interconnection services in regional markets.
With an unusual number of data center assets up for sale, investors and analysts say the likely buyers will be strategic acquirers seeking expansion, rather than private equity firms.