H5 Data Centers, a U.S. colocation and wholesale data center provider, has acquired the 360 Gest Street data center complex in Cincinnati, Ohio. The acquisition is H5’s second in Ohio and adds to its growing data center portfolio of more than 1.5 million square feet in ten U.S. markets.
“360 Gest Street is one of Cincinnati’s most interconnected access points and has the potential to be one of the leading carrier hotels in the Midwest,” said Josh Simms, founder and CEO of H5 Data Centers. “Enterprises, cloud service providers and content companies increasingly require low-latency access to digital partners and customers throughout the technology supply chain. Due to its geographic location and affordable operational costs, Cincinnati is well positioned for continued IT infrastructure services growth.”
Cincinnati Data Center Acquisition Highlights:
- 79,825 sq. ft. carrier hotel with significant fiber and network access
- Cincinnati area has limited exposure to natural disaster risks
- H5 Data Centers now owns and operates two of the most interconnected buildings in Ohio: 360 Gest Street (Cincinnati) and 1625 Rockwell (Cleveland)
The announcement follows the news that H5 Data Centers acquired the Cleveland Technology Center in downtown Cleveland, Ohio.
The Cincinnati data center adds to H5 Data Center‘s growing national portfolio of data centers in Ashburn, Atlanta, Charlotte, Cleveland, Denver, Phoenix, San Jose, San Luis Obispo and Seattle.