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Press Release -- October 23rd, 2018
Source: databank

DataBank Announces the Completion of On-Site 66MW Substation at Granite Point Salt Lake Campus

New Capacity Ensures High Reliability and Redundancy to Support Growth in Region

Dallas, TX – October 23, 2018 – DataBank, a leading provider of enterprise-class data center, connectivity, managed services and cloud solutions, today announces the completion of its 66-megawatt privately-owned substation at the Granite Point Campus in Bluffdale, UT. The new capacity significantly increases the power capabilities, reliability and redundancy of the data center campus. The campus currently consists of two high performance data centers, SLC2 and SLC3.  DataBank intends to develop four additional data centers on the 24-acre campus, with its third data center, SLC4, to be completed later this year.


“Our new Granite Point substation sets the foundation for continued growth of our Salt Lake campus,” states Kevin Ooley, President and CFO of DataBank.  “The N+1 design provides significant additional capacity and redundancy to support our customers’ expansion.”

“We are excited to bring this additional power capacity to our SLC campus,” comments Raul K. Martynek, CEO of DataBank. “With this investment and the additional data center buildings planned for the Granite Point Campus, DataBank  continues its leadership position in this attractive market.”

Consisting of multiple, redundant 22MW transformers, the N+1 substation was engineered to ‘step down’ high voltage   electricity from the transmission system and includes:

– Direct power feeds from Rocky Mountain Power

– Diverse A&B feeds with 138,000 volts per feed

– Safety switch with SF6 high voltage breaker

DataBank offers a full suite of infrastructure solutions including colocation, compliant cloud hosting, security, and network services. The company operates 15 purpose-built data centers in 8 markets. To learn more about DataBank, please Follow DataBank on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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About DataBank

DataBank is a leading provider of enterprise-class data center, cloud, and connectivity 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 Federal Reserve Bank Building, in downtown Dallas, TX. For additional information on DataBank locations and services, please visit or call 1 (800) 840-7533.

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