Databank has two strategically located data centers in Minneapolis – MSP1 West Twin Cities and MSP2 East Twin Cities. There are an abundance of Fortune 500 Companies in the region including United Health Group, Target Corporation, Best Buy, Supervalu, and 3M. The high standard of living in the area helps fuels entrepreneurial growth and opportunity.
Minnesota offers a sales tax rebate for all hardware and software deployed at the MSP2 site. The cold weather climate allows for utilization of high efficiency air-side or water-side economizers, allowing for free cooling 9 months out of the year. Minneapolis/St. Paul is the 15th-largest metropolitan area in the United States with low power costs, and a reduced instance of geological and meteorological negative events.