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DataBank Will Build NYC Region’s Fifth Data Center

Dallas-based DataBank has acquired 34 acres in Orangeburg, NY, north of New York City. The colocation provider will use the acreage to build the metro area’s fifth data center and augment capacity to meet the region’s accelerating demand for mission critical IT infrastructure. 

DataBank plans a 200,000-square-foot data center offering 30 megawatts of critical power via five 6-MW data halls. The new facility will be tethered to DataBank’s interconnected sites in New York City’s “Silicon Alley” neighborhood and New Jersey (60 Hudson St. and 111 Eighth Ave. In Manhattan and 165 Halsey St. In Newark), providing metro, regional and long-haul lit and dark fiber connectivity options.   

“The investment in this new campus responds to the New York City metro area’s need for colocation, connectivity, and cloud services, solidifying its status as a prime location for enterprise-class data centers,” said Raul K. Martynek, DataBank’s CEO. 

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About Paul Bubny

Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

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