DataBank has announced the acquisition of an existing data center and 18-acre land in Atlanta, Georgia. The property acquired is located at 200 Selig Drive, Atlanta. Although the company did not reveal the transaction terms, CoStar reports that DataBank paid $10.9 million for the property. The...
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The Downtown Atlanta Data Center is part of the CODA development, a 645,000 sqft mixed-use office complex, currently under construction in Georgia Tech’s Technology Square. It aims to create and advance a vibrant technology ecosystem around Georgia Tech.
DataBank’s ATL1, a 94,000 sqft data center with anchor-tenant, Georgia Institute of Technology, will serve as a HPCC (High-Performance Computing Center) and will house the Southern Crossroads providing high speed, high bandwidth connectivity to research and education sites throughout the southeast and across the nation.
The HPCC project at CODA is being spearheaded by Georgia Tech to create public-private collaboration leveraging Georgia Tech students, faculty and knowledge to solve real world business problems. Researchers and industry participants working in the adjacent office tower will have direct, high-speed fiber access to Georgia Tech’s latest fleet of super computers and unique datasets located inside the HPCC, as well as the on-site expertise of Georgia Tech’s academic community.