Compass Datacenters To Build Second Data Center Facility For American Electric Power (AEP)

Compass Datacenters has completed an agreement with American Electric Power (AEP) to build a second data center facility in southwestern Ohio that expands the company’s IT infrastructure and supports its resiliency strategy for IT operations. Compass built AEP’s primary data center facility in New Albany, Ohio in 2015 – a project that was recognized for excellence in the data center industry. AEP is one of the largest producers of electricity in the United States, and it operates and maintains the nation’s largest electricity transmission system.

“AEP’s approach to data center infrastructure is to ensure that its needs are met today and well into the future, with flexibility to adapt over time. Our original project for AEP included close collaboration throughout the design and construction process – from blueprints to live operations,” said Jared Day, President and CFO of Compass Datacenters. “We are excited to be working with AEP as part of this strategic initiative to add data center capabilities that support their current and future customer requirements.”

About Compass Datacenters

Compass Datacenters provides solutions from the core to the edge. They serve cloud and SaaS providers, enterprises, colocation and hosting companies, and customers with distributed infrastructure requirements. Compass’ executive team has built more than $3 billion worth of data centers and edge computing facilities. They have also operated over six million square feet of data halls worldwide. The Compass team delivers build-to-order data centers which are superior to competing alternatives. Compass enables customers to build what you want, where you want, when your business needs it.

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