DataBank Receives Uptime Institute Build Certification for Minnesota Data Center

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DataBank’s Eagan, MN data center achieves a Tier-III constructed certification

DataBank's MSP - Tier-III - Certified Data Center

DataBank MSP-2 - Tier-III Constructed Facility

The facility was conceived from the ground-up to ensure it will deliver the highest levels of efficiency, security and redundancy available.

DataBank, Ltd., a leading custom data center, managed services and cloud provider, announced today it has been awarded Uptime Institute's Tier-III ‘Build’ (Constructed Facility) Certification for the company’s newly opened data center in Eagan, MN. The ‘Build’ certification offers prospective clients the assurance that DataBank’s offers the highest-spec multi-tenant data center environment available in the Twin Cities.

“The facility is a top-tier data center for colocation and offers a number of customizable options for our enterprise-class customers,” said Dan Allen, DataBank’s VP of Technical Operations. “To build such a high quality data center, the design and infrastructure we chose to deploy in the build-out was vital. The facility was conceived from the ground-up to ensure it will deliver the highest levels of efficiency, security and redundancy available. This certification supports that status.”

The Uptime Institute is the recognized authority for both the creation and administration of data center Tier Standards & Certifications. DataBank worked meticulously with Uptime engineers from the conceptual design and planning, through the construction and commissioning of the data center. The Uptime Institute’s certification of DataBank’s East Twin Cities data center as a ‘Constructed’ Tier-III facility ensures it was built to meet or exceed those high levels of performance capacity, effectiveness, and reliability laid out in the audit.

“In our industry, providers are always attaching a ‘Tier’ rating to their facility and infrastructure,” said Tim Moore, DataBank’s CEO. “So, I’m proud to be one of the very few who actually completed the rigorous process, which verifies our adherence to the criteria is fact.”

To learn more about DataBank’s data centers, compliance standards, and the company’s complete suite of service solutions, please visit the corporate website at

About DataBank
DataBank is a leading provider of enterprise-class data center solutions aimed at providing customers with 100% uptime availability of data, applications and deployed infrastructure. We offer a full suite of hosting solutions including colocation, managed services and cloud solutions that are anchored in world-class secure data center facilities with best of breed infrastructure and highly robust network architecture. Our customized customer deployments are designed to 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 and has additional data centers in Dallas, Minneapolis and Kansas City. For more information on DataBank locations and services, please visit or call 1(800) 840-7533. ###

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