WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE:DFT, news, filings) announced today that its NJ1 data center, located in Piscataway, New Jersey, was returned to utility power on November 3, 2012. NJ1 had been running on generator power since Monday when Hurricane Sandy hit the northeast. NJ1 maintained uninterrupted uptime throughout the event. During the course of the storm, NJ1 sustained three separate utility outages which induced three separate auto-transfers to generators. NJ1 operated on generator power for approximately 100 hours, the longest utility outage DFT has experienced to date at NJ1 or at any of its data centers.
“We have been able to meet our clients’ expectations by being fully operational through this exceptional storm and its aftermath without disruption to any of their services,” commented Scott Davis, Executive Vice President of Operations for DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. “I would like to thank our highly skilled and dedicated DFT operations team for their professionalism in the face of exceptional circumstances brought on by the storm. I would also like to thank our local utility provider, PSE&G, for their diligent work in restoring our utility service.”
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.
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