ADDS 4.5MW TO THE FACILITY’S CAPACITY
Data center, colocation, and connectivity service provider, DataBank, has announced the completion of its Atlanta (ATL3) data center expansion.
ATL3 is DataBank’s third data center location in Atlanta, which has been undergoing an expansion phase since December 2021. The expansion added more than 22,000 square feet of data center space to the facility, bringing the total capacity to more than 44,000 square feet of white space and total raised floor space to 72,000 square feet. The expansion project also increases the site’s total power from 1.5MW to 6MW.
“We’ve been looking forward to completing this expansion project to further support our customers’ infrastructure needs and growth. Bringing this additional capacity to Atlanta aligns well with DataBank’s growth in the region’s data center market and underscores its position as one of the prime emerging internet hubs in the southeast United States,” said Tony Qorri, Vice President of Construction at DataBank.
With plans to further expand its footprint in Atlanta. DataBank recently announced that has acquired an 18-acre land parcel and an existing data center facility located at 200 Selig Drive in suburban Atlanta, Georgia. This property will form DataBank’s first campus in Atlanta called the Lithia Springs Campus and house the company’s 4th data center in the Atlanta market (ATL4), which will support 40MW of critical IT load, an initial footprint of 200,000 square feet and future expansion room for the facility, also backed by an existing Georgia Power sub-station which is sited adjacent the campus.
Last month, DataBank also announced the onboarding of a new investor consortium for recapitalization, led by Swiss Life Asset Management AG (SLAM), EDF Invest and DigitalBridge. While DigitalBridge is a current DataBank investor, the initial stage of the recapitalization is being setup as a sale of ownership interests with SLAM and EDF acquiring 27% of the fully diluted equity interests in DataBank from existing investors for $1.2 billion.