Seattle, November 24, 2014 – Sabey Data Centers has been selected as a finalist for three 2014 North America Awards presented by Datacenter Dynamics magazine, it was announced. The awards recognize innovation, leadership and best practice, spanning 10 awards categories.
Award winners will be announced on December 2.
John Ford, Vice President of Sales & Leasing for Sabey Data Centers, said, “We are honored and very proud to be recognized as a leader in the company of our peers.”
Following are the three categories in which Sabey Data Centers is a finalist, with the Sabey project name, according to Datacenter Dynamics:
Data Center Blueprints – Sabey’s Intergate.Manhattan Data Center, 375 Pearl Street, New York
“Behind every cutting edge data center are a number of great ‘blueprint’ design and management ideas, and this Award is about recognizing this new thinking that so often paves the way for the next generation of data centers. With the challenges confronting the industry now moving quicker and hitting harder than ever before, so the skills required in design, project management and construction need to raise the bar continually in terms of innovation, efficient resource use, future-proofing and delivery. Conceptual designs often never see the light of day in their entirety, nevertheless they are an important part of our industry’s evolution.”
The Green Data Center – Sabey’s Intergate.Quincy, Quincy, WA
“The motivation behind the ‘green’ data center needs little introduction. The ‘perfect storm’ of energy scarcity, energy cost, legislation and the need for strong, corporate leadership have accelerated the drive towards sustainability in the data center. So pervasive is the combined influence of these and associated factors on the data center industry that among the 200+ project entries made into these Awards since 2007 the number not citing its influence can be counted on the fingers of one hand. This Award will recognize the reality of designing and operating data centers in the context of environmental scrutiny and to celebrate the success of those who have managed to balance their established responsibilities in providing a resilient and responsive facility with the consideration of wider corporate, sustainability and environmental responsibility. Those, in short, who have seen increasing pressures of power costs, regulation, community and environmental responsibility as an opportunity rather than a problem and have demonstrated their vision of sustainability as a critical driver in the design and operation of their data facilities.”
“Special Assignment” Team of the Year – Sabey’s Intergate.Exchange Connectivity Network
“’People’ have long been the silent asset of the data center. Now that is changing, as all elements of opportunity and risk within the data center are scrutinized more closely. All of what happens inside the data center depends directly or indirectly upon the people charged with design, operation and management and since the data center professional is rarely working in isolation, this places an added premium upon the capability of the data center operator to develop, manage and motivate effective teams to carry the operation forward. This Award seeks to recognize team achievement where the team has been convened for a special purpose or task above and beyond everyday duties. This may be at any stage of the ‘strategizing’, design, construction, fit out, operation, refit or decommissioning of a data center just so long as it represents a ‘special assignment or series of activities’ in the life of the data center.”
About Sabey Data Centers
With a portfolio of more than three million square feet of mission critical space, Sabey Data Center Properties is one of the oldest and largest privately owned multi-tenant data center owner/developer/ operators in the United States. Sabey specializes in scalable, custom-built solutions including data center ready shell space and fully turnkey data centers managed by Sabey’s award-winning critical environment operations team. Consistently recognized for its reputation for operational excellence through its world-class data centers and sustained uptime, Sabey boasts one of the most sterling tenant rosters in the industry. www.sabey.com.