WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — DuPont Fabros Technology Inc. (NYSE:DFT, news, filings), a leading owner, developer, operator and manager of enterprise-class, carrier-neutral, large multi-tenant wholesale data centers, today announced that six of its data centers within four markets that require SSAE 16 certification have been found to be suitable in design and operating effectively according to Service Organization Control Reports (“SOC1”). The six data centers are located in Virginia, New Jersey, California and Illinois. These reports were prepared under Statement of Standards for Attestation Engagement No. 16 (“SSAE 16”) by one of the top four independent auditing firms.
“We pride ourselves on listening to and responding to our customers’ needs,” explained Executive Vice President of Operations Scott Davis. “Completing the SSAE 16 requirements is a testament to our dedication to customer service. We are committed to helping our customers succeed and providing them with this level of security and control standards is just one example.”
SSAE 16 is designated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as an acceptable method for management to obtain assertions about service organization internal controls without conducting separate assessments. SSAE 16 is based on the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board’s (IAASB) International Standard on Assurance Engagements (ISAE) 3402.
About DuPont Fabros Technology Inc.
DuPont Fabros Technology Inc. (NYSE: DFT) is a leading owner, developer, operator and manager of enterprise-class, carrier-neutral, large multi-tenant wholesale data centers. The Company’s facilities are designed to offer highly specialized, efficient 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 11 data centers are located in four major U.S. markets, which total 2.75 million gross square feet and 240 megawatts of available critical load to power the servers and computing equipment of its customers. DuPont Fabros Technology is a real estate investment trust (REIT) headquartered in Washington, D.C. For more information, please visit www.dft.com
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