ServerCentral Expands Data Center Footprint with New Facility in Chicago Suburbs

April 9, 2009
April 9, 2009 - (HOSTSEARCH.COM) - ServerCentral, Chicago's leader in managed data center solutions, is expanding its area operations by adding a high power density data center in suburban Elk Grove Village, IL. The brand new facility is operated by DuPont Fabros Technology, a leading owner, developer, operator and manager of wholesale data centers. ServerCentral holds a long-term lease for 10,000 square feet of raised floor space, with the option to quickly expand into additional space as needed.

With the addition of this Tier III+ data center to its Chicago footprint, ServerCentral provides customers substantial expansion capacity for high-density installations in cabinets and private cages, plus reliable and redundant connections to its global backbone network.

Key features of the colocation space include a power density of over 200 watts per square foot with isolated and redundant electrical bus feeds, N+2 redundancy on all critical systems, and low-latency peering, transit and metro area transport.

"I'm excited to find a Chicago-area facility that will allow us to truly meet customer needs both present and future," said Jordan Lowe, ServerCentral President and CEO. "While many options exist in the market today, the technical leadership exhibited by DuPont Fabros in this facility really impressed me. Significant efforts were made to choose environmentally conscious technologies in the design of the building, including UPS systems free of chemical batteries, advanced mechanical system automation and higher voltage throughout the building's power distribution," Lowe said.

"We are very pleased to be working with ServerCentral," said Hossein Fateh, President and Chief Executive Officer of DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. "Their devotion to quality and service align well with our commitment to providing the most reliable data center space to our customers. We are looking forward to a long-term relationship with ServerCentral."

ServerCentral provides managed data center solutions, including colocation, high performance hosting and disaster recovery, at data centers strategically located worldwide. We serve a diverse roster of clients, from content delivery companies to webhosting and application service providers, small businesses to enterprise-level clients. And ServerCentral keeps its clients' IT infrastructures running smoothly by providing consistent quality and personalized service across a portfolio of services, whether it be hosting a dedicated server package, distributing gigabits of content or maintaining a large-scale colocation footprint. ServerCentral is headquartered in Chicago.

DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE: DFT) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) and leading owner, developer, operator and manager of wholesale data centers. The Company's data centers are highly specialized, secure facilities used primarily by national and international technology companies to house, power and cool the computer servers that support many of their most critical business processes. DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. is headquartered in Washington DC, USA.



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