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CenturyLink Minneapolis Data Centres

The CenturyLink Premier Select Data Centre in Minnetonka, Minnesota is strategically located just outside of Minneapolis. It offers a secure, reliable site to place business critical equipment. Connected directly to our network backbone, this facility leverages CenturyLink's extensive metro grid to help expand your IT footprint.

Cyxtera Minneapolis Data Centres

We augment traditional colocation solutions with a comprehensive hybrid suite of managed services, public cloud and private cloud, so companies can grow without challenge or penalty.

The new enterprise-class, network diverse, LEED Gold Certified Minneapolis data centre is designed for optimal flexibility, connectivity, security, and power. This is the only multi-tenant Constructed Tier III Uptime Certified data centre in the region. With 100,000 sq/ft of adaptable space, intuitive ergonomics, highly tenured teams and powerful critical systems infrastructure, this Minneapolis colocation solution sets a new global standard.

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Minneapolis Data Centre Locations


Minnetonka, MN

CenturyLink – Premier Elite

Tech Specs


Total Data Centre Floor Space: 12,000 sq. ft.

Facility Features

Parking Details: 25-plus stalls
Customer Space Details:

  • Secure storage room
  • Temporary office space and conference room

Additional Services:

  • Field Tech Services: Trained technicians for on-demand or scheduled support 24/7
  • Managed Network Services: Full or physical MPLS/IP VPN and internet management options


Power Type (AC/DC): AC and DC power distribution
Power Density: 250 watts per square foot
Critical Power Capacity: up to 1MW of critical load capability

  • Isolated 2N UPS configuration delivered via independent 1000 amp buses
  • Double conversion UPS units in 2N architecture
  • Isolated A and B power paths to critical loads

Battery Backup: UPS energy storage system
Generator(s):24-hour backup generator

  • One 2MW diesel generator with stand-by generator connection
  • Enclosure for protection and separation between unit and switchgear


Cooling Type:

  • Precision air conditioning units
  • DSE system with air-side economizers for optimal cooling efficiencies

Environmental Controls:

  • Integral humidification system within HVAC system
  • Rope-style leak detection

Redundancy: N+1 cooling infrastructure


Available Services: CenturyLink Network, Security, Voice, UC&C, Content Distribution, Managed and Professional Services
Carrier Neutral: Yes
Cross Connects Available: Standalone and bulk cable cross connects in variety of cable types, sizes and connectors
CenturyLink Cloud Connect Solutions Available: Access 20-plus leading cloud providers including AWS, Microsoft® Azure™, Office 365, Skype for Business and Google


  • Video surveillance and six-month recording retention
  • Electronic access control system
  • Biometric authentication with Turnstile man trap
  • 24/7 centrally-monitored intrusion detection
  • On-site staffing

MP2: Minneapolis, MN


Tech Specs

MP2: Minneapolis     Space: 100,000 sf     Power: 6 MW


  • *Building interior upon completion of all phases: 100,000 sf
  • Column-free Raised Floor
  • Hardened Facility
  • Dedicated Office, Storage, Staging, Shipping
  • Meeting & Break Rooms
  • Multi-level Security

Network & Telecom

  • Carrier Neutral
  • Diverse Entrances
  • Redundant Fibre Paths to Facility
  • Generator Backed
  • Internal Telecom Fast Track Cross-Connects


  • 6 mW Critical IT Load
  • 1.2-1.5 PUE @ All Load Levels
  • N+1 Generator Capacity

Cloud & Managed Services

  • CenturyLink Cloud
  • Managed Hosting

Colocation Services

  • Gold Support Remote Hands
  • Fast Track Cabinet Installations
  • Structured Cabling Design & Installation
  • Enhanced Security Solutions
  • Engineered Layout Solutions
  • Power Audits
  • Flexible Storage

Critical Systems

  • Utility & Power Redundancy
  • Concurrently Maintainable N+1 Cooling Systems
  • Fike Fire Detection & Suppression
  • Dual-action Dry Pipe Sprinkler
  • VESDA Air Sampling

Facility Standards

  • Maintenance & Testing Standards
  • Weekly, Emergency & Planned Change Management Processes
  • Concurrently Maintainable Power & Cooling Systems

Building Standards

  • Tier III Facility: Uptime Institute Design & Constructed Certified
  • Underwriters Labs Safety
  • Level5 Commissioning
  • HP EYP
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