Data Realty Blog

Taylor Oake
Mon, 08/05/2013 - 14:00

Data Realty is excited to welcome a new Business Analyst, Taylor Oake, to the team. Oake joins the company after earning a bachelor’s degree from Adrian College. As a Buchanan, Michigan native, just down the road from South Bend, Oake is familiar with the community and is committed to spreading the word about how data analytics can benefit Healthcare organizations and our community as a whole. 

Marian Hodges
Tue, 07/30/2013 - 14:01

Data Realty transforms client’s data from a cost center into a revenue generator on the Deep Data Platform. Marian Hodges, a recent addition to the Data Realty team, is serving as Vice President Product Delivery. Hodges offers strategic and operational expertise, especially in understanding the consumer. Highly trained, she received a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley and a Master of Business Administration from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management. 

Exterior image of Data Realty Northern Indiana facility
Mon, 01/21/2013 - 13:05

After years of planning and ten months of construction, Data Realty is open for business. Every component has been commissioned and tested, and the security and compliance procedures are in place.

State-of-the-art chiller plant features magnetic bearing compressors and fluid side economizers.
Mon, 12/03/2012 - 00:00

Transforming South Bend's Ignition Park into a high-performance, data center powerhouse. While iCloud and colocation (colo) providers continue to migrate to urban environments, enterprise and internet data centers look within rural areas to find inexpensive power and temperate climates.

Notre Dame moves into Data Realty
Sat, 12/01/2012 - 13:27

The University of Notre Dame successfully completed their planned move to Data Realty. At the end of the workday on Friday, the University powered down the equipment scheduled to move and a local moving company began wrapping and packing the racks. About 9 pm the semi arrived at Data Realty and the trucks were unloaded

Site of Ignition Park, South Bend, IN
Mon, 10/22/2012 - 14:34

The first tenants move next month into Data Realty, a world-class data center rising on the old Studebaker ground where the last jobs left 45 years ago. The $25 million project is built on a business model that allows customers to invest as co-owners of the enterprise that aims, far beyond the typical data storage and security roles, to provide business decision-directing data analytics.

Tue, 10/16/2012 - 14:35

Customers began moving in November 2012. If you would like to schedule a tour, please contact

Caterpillar generators being installed at Data Realty Northern Indiana
Tue, 08/21/2012 - 14:35

Data Realty continues to progress toward an October completion for our Northern Indiana Data Center. The ecosystem of service providers combined with the highly compliant environment - all delivered in a state of the art facility - are allowing our initial clients to achieve a true ROI.

Mon, 08/06/2012 - 17:42

A South Bend-based data center is set to become the first privately-held business in the city’s Ignition Park. Data Realty LLC President Rich Carlton says the company caters to mid-sized businesses and offers clients the option of part ownership. Carlton spoke to Inside INdiana Business Host Gerry Dick about the company’s growth and South Bend’s economic momentum

Lamont Long, Director, Operations & Compliance
Fri, 07/13/2012 - 14:38

Data Realty, a provider of national data center services, today announced the appointment of Lamont R. Long as the company’s new Director of Infrastructure and Operations for the company’s South Bend, Indiana facility. An IT veteran with more than 20 years of experience, Mr. Long will lead the overall client facing operations of the facility including all relocation and transition services, as well as advanced infrastructure monitoring of client systems located both inside as well as outside of the center.