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DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. Northern Virginia And New Jersey Data Centers Weather Hurricane Sandy With 100% Uptime


WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE: DFT) announced today that all of its eight data centers located in Northern Virginia and Piscataway, New Jersey received no major damage and performed as designed and without interruption during Hurricane Sandy.

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"Our purpose-built data centers are designed and operated to provide our customers with the utmost in reliability, even during the most inclement situations," commented Scott Davis, Executive Vice President of Operations.  "We have systematically designed and built dedicated substations with multiple feeds for our data centers which afford us the highest level of utility service availability. While several of our data centers located within the path of Sandy had brief utility outages, all back-up systems performed as expected.  Our New Jersey data center continues to run on generators and we have secured enough fuel until utility power is restored."

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

SOURCE DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc.

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