DENVER – FORTRUST, Colorado’s leading high-availability data center
services provider and colocation facility, announced that it has
approved the design for an approximate 33,000 square foot expansion
project which will bring its raised-floor colocation capacity to more
than 80,000 square feet within its 224,000 sq. ft. facility. Over the
past six months, FORTRUST has employed a design competition with the
best design engineers in the rocky mountain region. The competition was
to finalize a full deployment plan for approximately 60,000 sq feet of
raised floor in the FORTRUST data center. The goals/ parameters were to
get maximum power (W/Sq ft), reduction in PUE for the entire facility
and enhance FORTRUST’s current Green initiatives.
selected Haselden Construction, The RMH Group, Ivins Design, Sturgeon
Electric and RK Mechanical as the winning team. The FORTRUST team is now
in the process of finalizing construction documents, planning, and
permitting for the upcoming expansion.
areas and supporting Critical Systems Infrastructure are of a modular
design which allows the FORTRUST Data Center to grow and scale easily to
meet its customers expanding business and Disaster Recovery needs.
This data center expansion will offer additional premium space to
businesses seeking highly reliable and secure colocation.
new design for our up-coming expansion allows for our customers to
expand with the most technologically advanced and efficient environment
to colocate their IT infrastructure and protect their data,” says Steve
Knudson, FORTRUST’s Chief Executive Officer.
The Denver data
center offers rapid provisioning and flexible configurations for
any-size enterprise across a spectrum of industries. Beyond colocation,
customers also may choose from a host of FORTRUST Managed Services to
support their mission-critical data.
The new space will be
flexible and scalable in that it may house a single customer in a
private room or be segmented into private cages or suites. FORTRUST’s
space and supporting infrastructure may be viewed in a data center
video tour on the data center’s website.
is a world-class high-availability data center services provider,
progressively designed and precisely managed to preserve business
continuity for its customers. FORTRUST’s premier offerings include
adaptable colocation space for any-size enterprise supported by optimal
power infrastructure, connectivity and physical security as well as a
comprehensive suite of managed services to safeguard mission-critical
business services. Leading companies choose FORTRUST to gain a trusted
partner who will preserve and protect their data as well as serve as an
essential extension of their operations. Established in 2000, FORTRUST
is privately held and based in Denver, CO. More information is available
by calling 866-976-9379 or by visiting www.FortrustDataCenter.com.