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Fortune Data Centers Recognized as Finalist for Energy Award

April 27, 2011 by · Comments Off on Fortune Data Centers Recognized as Finalist for Energy Award 

Webmaster ToolboxSan Jose, CA – Fortune Data Centers, which provides premium wholesale data center space for corporate customers, is being recognized by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal for its leadership and innovation in energy efficiency and environmental consideration. Fortune Data Centers and the other finalists for the 2011 Energy Awards will be honored at an awards ceremony on Tuesday, May 3, at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View.

“During construction, we recycled or re-used 1,100 tons of material that was diverted from landfill. We are proud to be innovators in the area of cleantech, and appreciate the recognition for our efforts,” Read more

Fortune Data Centers Earns LEED Gold Certification from U.S. Green Building Council

November 6, 2009 by · Comments Off on Fortune Data Centers Earns LEED Gold Certification from U.S. Green Building Council 

Webmaster News San Jose, Calif. – Fortune Data Centers, which provides premium efficiency data centers, announced today that the company has earned the prestigious Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for its San Jose facility. The data center is among the largest in Silicon Valley with a power capacity to serve 8 megawatts of critical load for IT infrastructure and the first LEED Gold certified data center in San Jose.

A review of industry sources suggests that there are fewer than five LEED Gold certified data centers operating in the United States, and Fortune believes its facility is the first multi-tenant data center to receive the LEED Gold Certification for 100% of the usable tenant space. LEED is the nation’s preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. Read more

Data Center Reaches Full Capacity – Fortune Plans to Expand

September 15, 2009 by · Comments Off on Data Center Reaches Full Capacity – Fortune Plans to Expand 

Web Hosting ServicesSan Jose, Calif. – Fortune Data Centers, which provides premium wholesale data center space for corporate customers, announced today, within six months of opening the doors of its Phase 1 development, that 100% of the 8 Megawatt critical load capacity is leased. The company is now beginning work on Phase 2 development at the San Jose facility, which is expected to add approximately 6 Megawatts of critical load capacity. When completed, Fortune San Jose will occupy over 140,000 square feet and support nearly 14 Megawatts of IT critical load.

“Despite a tough economic climate, demand for data center space continues to be a bright spot,” said Fortune Data Centers CEO, John Sheputis. “To have a facility of this size fully leased in such a short time period should confirm the market strength of Silicon Valley. And, we have a strong team with great vendors and business partners that helped make this happen.”

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Fortune Data Centers Participates in PG&E’s High Tech Energy Efficiency Program

August 10, 2009 by · Comments Off on Fortune Data Centers Participates in PG&E’s High Tech Energy Efficiency Program 

Web Hosting ToolsSan Jose, Calif. – Fortune Data Centers, which provides premium wholesale data center space for corporate customers, announced today that the energy efficiency measures which Fortune has implemented as part of the company’s participation in PG&E’s High Tech Energy Efficiency program will save 10,448,592 Kilowatts per year—equivalent to powering 1,500 homes annually or the reduction of 4,200 tons of CO2, as calculated by PG&E.

PG&E’s High Tech Energy Efficiency program provides technical services and analysis of energy efficiency measures to companies like Fortune Data Centers. The California utility offers incentives for a broad portfolio of technologies, including virtualization/consolidation, massive array of idle disks (MAID) data storage systems, high efficiency power conditioning and delivery equipment, PC network management software, and strategies for lowering air conditioning energy use and costs.

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Fortune Data Centers Commences Operations of New ‘Green’ Data Center in Silicon Valley Despite Data Center Development Slowdown

April 28, 2009 by · Comments Off on Fortune Data Centers Commences Operations of New ‘Green’ Data Center in Silicon Valley Despite Data Center Development Slowdown 

Web Hosting ToolsSan Jose, Calif. – Fortune Data Centers, which provides premium wholesale data center space for corporate customers, announced today that the company has commenced operations of a new highly energy-efficient, ‘green’ data center in Silicon Valley, despite an industry slowdown of new development due to the economic downturn and lack of available financing.

“There is a continuing demand for high quality datacenter space in Silicon Valley,” said Dan Golding, vice president and research director, Tier1 Research. “The current recession has dried up new datacenter supplies while pushing enterprises to outsource their datacenter requirements to specialist firms. The direction of the Bay Area market is clear: higher utilizations now and higher prices in 2010—smart buyers will lock in as soon as possible.” Read more

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