One of Databank’s newest colocation facilities is located in the middle of the South Minneapolis technology district, in the Minneapolis suburbs, at 7700 France Ave, Edina MN 55435. The facility was recently acquired from VeriSpace company, and provides DataBank clients with a scalable, efficient facility for their IT infrastructure needs.
The facility is supported by two separate Xcel Energy substations which allows for maximum redundancy. Dual UPS systems also supply power to customer equipment through diverse paths. Redundant back up grids and a dedicated back up generator also support utilities, cooling systems and other IT equipment. The facility also has multiple redundant cooling systems that feed above and below the floor. The facility also includes smoke detectors, redundant water pumps, and a dry-pipe sprinkler system.
The security for the data center also creates a secure environment for clients and customers. 24×7 building personnel, man traps, biometric screening and card reader requirements means that customers can be assured that their technology assets are safe and secure.
Databank is a leading provider of data center solutions, managed services and IT consulting services. Their enterprise-class colocation services are designed with the goal of 100% up-time availability for data, applications and equipment. Databank currently operates 16 data centers, 3 in Dallas, 2 in Minneapolis, 3 in Kansas, 3 in Salt Lake City as well as locations in Baltimore, Pittsburgh, Atlanta, and Cleveland with a client base that ranges from diverse industries such as telecom, enterprise IT businesses, healthcare providers, beauty care, automobiles and automated tellers.
In additional to its colocation services, Databank also provides clients with complementary managed services that allow clients to get the most out of their data and IT infrastructure. Databank offers managed internet access that is redundant against any service interruptions by providing access to multiple providers. Databank also provides comprehensive IT consulting services by working with clients’ staff to create custom-tailored solutions. Databank consultants help identify critical functions, forecast potential disasters and disruptions, and implement continuity plans so that clients have accommodations that meet their specific needs.
Edina, MN 55435
Databank – Minneapolis Data Center MSP1 Highlights
- Located in the South Minneapolis Technology District
- 10,000 square feet of raised floor
- Multi-megawatt facility feeds in a redundant A/B configuration
- Meet-Me-Room offers access to multiple service providers
- Dry-pipe sprinkler system
- 24 hour security personnel, mantrap and biometric/card reader requirements
- Roof rights
- On-site power generation with additional expansion available