About 511 Building

This is the Minnesota Technology Center

The 511 Building Telecom Hotel offers highly safeguarded, round-the-clock critical space to back-up data and provide offsite disaster recovery functions. The facility is equipped for data centers, collocation and web hosting, multi-tenant telecommunication switching, fiber network service providers, and optical cable backbones.


Minnesota’s premier Telecom Hotel offers up to 300,000 square feet of mission-critical space to safeguard your data.

Secure your data in 511Building’s Minnesota Data Center

511building511Building’s state-of-the-art, carrier-neutral Minnesota Data Center is is the ideal location to house your mission-critical infrastructure. Offering wholesale and retail colocation options along with a robust portfolio of managed data center services, you can rely on us to deliver the security, compliance and maximum uptime you need.

Data Center Location

511Building’s Minnesota Data Center is centrally located with quick access to I-35, I-94 and the I-394. This makes it the ideal data center and colocation facility for organizations in mid-west region.

Secure, Compliant & Energy-Efficient Design

  • 10,000 square feet with a 36” raised floor to provide flexible layout and design
  • 1.2 MW of critical IT load power, supporting rack densities of up to 20kW
  • Concurrently maintainable design with 2N UPS architecture
  • 24x7x365 security staff with highly advanced security processes

More Than Just Colocation

fb-nc-racks-470511Building’s proven procedures, best practices and portfolio of compliant data center services include:

  • Secure Migration Services
  • Installation and Remote Hands
  • IT Asset Tracking
  • Total Network Services
  • Security & Compliance Services
  • Offsite Tape Vaulting
  • Secure IT Asset Disposition

Technical Data

  • R/U factor: 1.15
  • Floor plates: 85,000 sq. ft.
  • Floor loading: 150 lbs / sq. ft.
  • Floor thickness: 11½ in.
  • Slab on grade: Yes
  • Flood zone: 100 years
  • Roof replaced in 2006
  • Built in 1982


  • N+1 UPS systems providing conditioned power
  • N+1 generators
  • Redundant (A/B) power available
  • 120v, 208v single and three-phase power available


  • datacenter_2N+1 evaporative cooling towers
  • Dual cooling loops
  • N+1 30-ton Liebert CRAC units


  • 24 / 7 Card access
  • 24 / 7 Security Guards
  • 24 / 7 UPS / BACKUP power
  • 24 / 7 Ample reserved parking
  • 24 / 7 HVAC / chilled water for computers
  • High ceilings / Extra-thick floors / Windowless walls