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Press Release -- April 5th, 2017
Source: h5-data-centers

H5 Data Centers Expands with Acquisition of Cincinnati Data Center

Acquisition of the 79,825 Square-Foot Carrier Hotel is H5’s Second Data Center in Ohio

Denver, CO – April 4, 2017
H5 Data Centers, a national colocation and wholesale data center provider, today announced it has acquired the 360 Gest Street data center complex in Cincinnati, Ohio. The acquisition is H5’s second in Ohio and adds to its growing data center portfolio of more than 1.5 million square feet in ten US markets. The downtown Cincinnati carrier hotel provides H5 with a solid existing network ecosystem and additional wholesale data center inventory in Ohio.

“360 Gest Street is one of Cincinnati’s most interconnected access points and has the potential to be one of the leading carrier hotels in the Midwest,” said Josh Simms, founder and CEO of H5 Data Centers. “Enterprises, cloud service providers and content companies increasingly require low-latency access to digital partners and customers throughout the technology supply chain. Due to its geographic location and affordable operational costs, Cincinnati is well positioned for continued IT infrastructure services growth.”

Cincinnati Data Center Acquisition Highlights:

  • 79,825 SF carrier hotel with significant fiber and network access
  • One of the top points of interconnection in Cincinnati
  • Approx. $0.06 per kWh average all-in annual power costs
  • Cincinnati area has limited exposure to natural disaster risks
  • H5 now owns and operates two of the most interconnected buildings in Ohio: 360 Gest Street (Cincinnati) and 1625 Rockwell (Cleveland)

The Cincinnati data center adds to H5’s growing national portfolio of data centers in Ashburn, Atlanta, Charlotte, Cleveland, Denver, Phoenix, San Jose, San Luis Obispo and Seattle. For more information, visit

About H5 Data Centers:
H5 Data Centers is one of the leading privately-owned data center operators in the United States with 1.5 million square feet under management. The company designs and engineers flexible and scalable data center and interconnection solutions to address the business and operational requirements of its customers. H5 Data Centers currently owns data centers in Ashburn, Atlanta, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Denver, Phoenix, San Jose, San Luis Obispo, and Seattle. For more information, visit

H5 Data Centers Media Contact

Jenna Baker
(303) 714-7805

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