To further expand its presence in San Diego, the data center provider is expanding its facilities in Texas and Houston, adding more than 300,000 square feet of elevated floor space and 42.5 MW of critical IT load. This expansion will further support the growing demand of blue customers across various sectors. The data center will have direct access to public clouds, including AWS, and more than 30 fiber networks.
DigitalBridge, the controlling shareholder of DataBank, is financing the transaction, investing about $ 80 million of its balance sheet in the company. Once the acquisition is complete, DataBank’s SAN1-San Diego data center will be one of 65 facilities across the country, naming 2.0 million square feet of elevated-floor data center space. This agreement will accelerate the company’s quarterly NOI in the third quarter of 2021 by about $ 34.8 million.
The SAN1 San Diego data center is located at 12270 World Trade Drive, San Diego, CA, USA. The SAN1 San Diego Data Center will be able to host more than 400,000 servers. The facility has 88,000 square feet of swollen floor space for colocation and 2 MW of power. DataBank’s San Diego facility is HIPAA certified and a Privacy Shield data center and is HIPAA compliant. The data center also offers SSAE-16 Type 2 and HIPAA compliance.
SAN1 San Diego is DataBank’s premier enterprise-class merger, connectivity, and managed services facility. The expansion of the SAN1 data center will add an additional 40,000 square feet of elevated floor space and two megawatts of critical power to the facility. The SAN1 data center is a carrier-neutral interconnect center, offering several options for high-speed Internet access.
DataBank’s presence in the SoCal market continues to grow. Today, the company announced the expansion of its San Diego Data Center facility, SAN1.
DataBank adds more than 40,000 square feet of elevated floor space, nearly tripling the data center’s current space. The expansion brings the total capacity of the site to 60,000 square feet. A second phase to the expansion is planned and anticipated to add four additional megawatts, bringing the site’s total IT capacity to 7.5 MW.
“DataBank originally acquired this legacy Kio data center site. Customer demand was already there at the time, and the region continues to gain the attention of start-ups and tech companies looking for access to key markets. We see this as a great opportunity to meet customer needs. who rely on first-class IT infrastructure to gain strength in the San Diego subway – DataBank Vice President of Construction Tony Qorri
DataBank’s premier World Trade Data Center facility, SAN1, is a carrier-neutral interconnect hub with access to 10+ on-site carriers and many Internet, fiber, interconnect and interconnect options. The Level III facility also has security measures that include two-factor biometric authentication, video surveillance, 7x24x365 employee security, a hand trap, CCTV, and bulletproof glass in the lobby.
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