Colony Capital is leading an investor group that will invest $1.2 billion in Vantage Data Centers’ data centers, providing Vantage with capital to build more data centers.
Vantage Data Centers
Founded in 2010, Vantage Data Centers specializes in custom-built data centers with a “near-maniacal focus on efficiency, operational excellence, reliability, testing, and maintenance.” Their data halls with “variable resiliency”, involving less elaborate backup power infrastructure, provides a cost-effective solution for non-mission critical compute loads. With the backing of Digital Bridge, Vantage has continued to grow in the cloud provider market.
Headquarters: Santa Clara, CA
Vantage Data Centers is continuing its expansion into European markets with a definitive agreement to acquire Next Generation Data (NGD), a massive data center facility in Cardiff, Wales.
Vantage Data Centers is going global with a $2 billion push into Europe, acquiring service provider Etix Everywhere along with land parcels in five markets.
Colony Capital intends to be an active investor in the data center sector in 2020 and beyond. Its recent $185 million investment in DataBank provides insights to Colony’s strategy to expand aggressively into digital infrastructure.
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Vantage Data Centers is in growth mode in 2019. The company has just completed its new data center campus in Ashburn, Virginia, and raised $675 million to fund its expansion.