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DataBank Closes Acquisition of zColo's U.S. and U.K. Data Center Assets
This announcement comes on the heels of DataBank's strategic investment in EdgePresence, which accelerates DataBank's edge data center strategy by adding modular facilities to augment its traditional data center portfolio. These unique modular data centers provide the space, power and bandwidth to further reduce latency and improve performance for key applications.
Combined, these two transactions put DataBank at the forefront of the edge infrastructure wave, enabling enterprises, hyperscalers, cloud, content and software customers to move their mission-critical workloads and platforms closer to end-user populations in second-, third-, and fourth-tier markets.
"DataBank has now assembled a unique portfolio of data center infrastructure and network interconnect options to address customer workloads anywhere from Tier 1 markets to the far edge," comments
With the closing announced today, DataBank now offers its customers access to:
- 65 data centers in 29 markets (up from 20 data centers and 9 markets)
- 1.1M raised square feet of data center space
- 141 MW of installed
- Over 30,000 network cross connects
- 20 major network interconnection points
- 13 cloud nodes
The addition of zColo's facilities and footprint gives DataBank's existing customers tremendous new options for geographic diversity, but it also gives zColo's base of 1500+ blue chip customers access to DataBank's deep reservoir of managed security, data protection, cloud and compliance enablement capabilities, creating a true win-win for customers.
The transaction was funded by an investor group led by
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DataBank is a leading provider of enterprise-class data center, cloud, and interconnection services, offering customers 100% uptime availability of data, applications and infrastructure. DataBank's managed data center services are anchored in world-class facilities. Our customized technology solutions are designed to help customers effectively manage risk, improve their technology performance and allow them to focus on their core business objectives. DataBank is headquartered in the historic former
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