Colocation, connectivity, and managed services provider DataBank has just announced the ground breaking of its new Salt Lake City data center, code named SLC6, to meet the growing demand for mission-critical IT infrastructure in Utah and the Salt Lake City market.

Located in Bluffdale, UT, between Salt Lake City and Utah, SLC6 resides on DataBank’s Granite Point Campus – making a total of 23-acre campus including DataBank’s own private 66MW N+1 power substation, aiming to ensure lower costs and scalability for enterprises and hyper-scale cloud ventures.

“Offering a range of colocation, cloud, connectivity, and managed services, DataBank’s SLC6 facility will offer the ideal place for an enterprise to grow and control its own destiny. In addition, it further contributes to Utah’s status as a key center for enterprise-class data centers,” said Raul Martynek, CEO of DataBank.

“We are proud to provide our customers with the reliable IT infrastructure they need to create a limitless digital future for their business. This expansion aligns with the company’s commitment to enterprises with workloads of all shapes and sizes, from high-density hyperscalers to local small businesses that do business on the edge.”

As announced, the SLC6 facility is designed from the ground up with a full suite of customer amenities and the security features needed to meet HIPAA, PCI-DSS, SSAE-18 SOC1 and SOC2, GDPR, and FISMA compliance requirements. In addition, DataBank claims that SLC6 will be good for high-performance computing, content providers, cloud giants, hyperscale providers, and large enterprises due to the combination of power, network facilities, and the convenience of a campus-like setting.

Recently, DataBank, also announced its acquisition of a property located at 6961 S. Quentin Street in Centennial Colorado, which is planned to become DataBank’s 5th Denver data center – estimated to provide 75,000 square feet of raised flooring and 15MW of power upon full capacity development.