DataBank's Dallas, Texas, data center

Exterior of DataBank's downtown Dallas data center

DataBank Grows Beyond its Dallas Digital Fortress

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Here’s a photo tour of DataBank’s facilities in downtown Dallas and Richardson, Texas.

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The iconic exterior of the former Federal Reserve Bank building in Dallas, which is now home to a data center complex for DataBank. Built in 1921, the building resides on a particularly reliable segment of the Dallas utility grid. (Photo: Rich Miller)

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The interior of DataBank’s new North Dallas data center, featuring a data hall on the left and office space and conference rooms on the right. (Photo: DataBank)

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The air handler units at the perimeter of the new data hall in the North Dallas data center. The return ducts connect to an overhead return plenum. The air is then cooled and distributed via the three-foot raised floor. (Photo: DataBank)

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A wide view of the available space in the first data hall within DataBank’s North Dallas data center. Several customers are already installed. (Photo: DataBank)

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About the Author

Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

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