H5 Data Centers has announced it 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 sq ft in ten US markets. The downtown Cincinnati carrier hotel provides H5 with a solid existing network ecosystem and additional wholesale data center inventory in Ohio.

"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

  • One of the top points of interconnection in Cincinnati

  • Approx. $0.06 per kWh average all-in annual power costs

  • Cincinnati area has limited exposure to natural disaster risks