WASHINGTON, DC –July 3, 2012 – DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE:DFT, news, filings) announced today that all seven of its Northern Virginia data centers, totaling 1.6 million gross square feet and 133 megawatts of available critical load capacity, performed as designed and without interruption during last week’s severe storms.
“We continue to meet our customers’ needs for extremely high reliability through our superior data center design combined with the advanced in-house expertise of our data center management team”, commented Scott Davis, Executive Vice President of Operations. “Reliability for our data centers starts at the utility level. We have systematically designed and built dedicated substations for our data centers which afford us the highest level of utility service availability. Most of our sites never experienced an interruption in utility service, despite the severity of the storms and impact to the surrounding communities.”
About DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE: DFT) is a leading owner, developer, operator and manager of large multi-tenanted wholesale data centers. The Company’s facilities are designed to offer highly specialized, efficient, carrier-neutral and safe computing environments in a low-cost operating model. The Company’s customers outsource their mission critical applications and include national and international enterprises across numerous industries, such as technology, Internet content providers, media, communications, cloud-based, healthcare and financial services. The Company's ten data centers are located in four major U.S. markets, which total 2.4 million gross square feet and 205 megawatts of available critical load to power the servers and computing equipment of its customers. DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT) is headquartered in Washington, DC. For more information, please visit www.dft.com.