Everything is migrating to the cloud. From enterprise virtualization to the use of Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, edge-based applications and smart devices, today’s workforce is more on-the-go and mobile than ever before. That means more data is being generated at edge endpoints, overwhelming current enterprise networks. As a result, ultra low latency, local access to multiple cloud options is now a number one priority for many businesses. 

At 1623 Farnam, we are your edge data center of choice strategically located in the heart of the US. Thanks to our growing partnerships with Google Cloud Connect, Telia, AWS, MS Azure and other popular cloud enablers, you can quickly and privately connect to the providers you need. If your business has data-intensive workloads, spans multiple locations throughout the US and is designed to run in the public cloud, it’s time to take advantage of the reliability, agility and scalability of interconnecting at 1623 Farnam.

For our Google Cloud customers

Google’s Dedicated Interconnect service is available at our edge facility. How does it work? Simply put, it is a cross connect physical connection between your network and Google’s. The meeting place – 1623 Farnam. Enjoy a 10G link, a 100G link or a link bundle. For more information on this service, visit the Google library here <insert link>.

Benefits of interconnecting with cloud providers at 1623 Farnam include:

  • Elimination of hops in favor of direct, secure connections to multiple cloud providers
  • Because circuits reside in our data center, you get the ultra low latency, high-speed experience you need
  • Provisioning cross connects is fast, speeding your time to market
  • Maximum scalability: grow your reach as we grow our partnerships with cloud providers and enablers
  • Full data security – compliant with SOC2 Type 1, PCI DSS, ISO, BCP


Streaming content, real-time collaboration programs and even the rise of 5G are all challenging network operators to scale their networks to handle surging traffic flows. For more than 20 years, 1623 Farnam has served as a strategically-located carrier hotel for carriers looking to interconnect. Today, we host seven of the Top 13 IP transit providers in the world and continue to attract new carriers needing a centralized point from which to reach across the US. Our data center offers:

  • Carrier Density – over 40 carriers with local, national and international reach
  • Carrier Neutrality – choose the carrier that best meets your needs
  • Internet Bandwidth – major providers of Wholesale Internet Bandwidth
  • Organized “Meet-Me-Room” – facilitates fast and easy cross connects
  • Omaha IP Exchange ( – and other peering partners
  • Low Latency Access – “on-net” and available from both facilities
  • Fully compliant with SOC2 Type 1, PCI DSS, ISO, BCP


1623 Farnam is also host to the most geographically centered Internet Exchange in the US – Omaha IX.  A presence at 1623 Farnam allows our customers to exchange traffic and routes directly with others in the exchange. Founded in 2014, the Omaha IX at 1623 Farnam boasts a dense ecosystem, enabling you to:

  • Lower the cost of transporting traffic across “third-party” connections (less bandwidth needed)
  • Create a central peering point to share your traffic routes and avoid delays of sending traffic to routes outside of the desired location
  • Transport traffic for one low cost and stable connection avoiding the tiered approach of upstream ISP providers
  • Perform more efficiently through streamlined traffic and fewer AS hops between destinations

Ultimately, connecting your network to peers such as large content companies, internet service providers, communications companies, and government and educational facilities lowers costs, improves network latency and, with less hops, can improve security.


1623 Farnam provides quality colocation solutions within one of the fastest growing interconnected edge data centers in the central US. With 8MW of power, an existing N+1 infrastructure and an over $40 million expansion in progress, our customers can rest assured that they are receiving the space, dependable power and uptime they need for their mission-critical operations.

Offering powered shells, build-to-suit, turnkey colocation space and other typical data center support services, you can depend on 1623 Farnam to provide the security, compliance and performance you need. 1623 Farnam is built into a nine floor building that has 24/7/365 security and is fully compliant with industry-leading standards. As an edge data center, we can help you meet your data retention and security compliance requirements. At the same time, we offer you the flexibility to leverage our location as part of a distributed edge computing infrastructure with secure, private interconnections with leading cloud providers, carriers and other service providers. 

At 1623 Farnam, you have the flexibility to build what you want. Highlights of our colocation services include:

  • 8 MW of power
  • 75,000 square feet of total space with 6,400 square feet of unfinished space on each floor
  • Private, secure entrance
  • Rooftop space available
  • Powered shell, build-to-suit, turnkey managed suites available
  • Interconnectivity options available to carriers, cloud providers, fiber and wireless network providers, content providers and more
  • N+1 UPS available, connected to Omaha Public Power District’s redundant Power Ring
  • Compliant with SOC2 Type 1, PCI DSS, ISO, BCP


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