DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. Announces Successful Completion of 2012 SSAE 16
WASHINGTON, March 5, 2013
WASHINGTON, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc.
(NYSE: DFT) today announced that the control procedures for its data centers
that required SSAE 16 certification have been found to be suitable in design
and operating effectively according to Service Organization Control Reports
("SOC1"). These were prepared under Statement of Standards for Attestation
Engagement No. 16 ("SSAE 16") by one of the Big 4 independent auditing firms.
"Completing the SSAE 16 requirements reflects our security and control
standards for our clients," said Hossein Fateh, President and Chief Executive
Officer for DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. "This reinforces our commitment to
our clients that we have the highest standards of processes, controls and
procedures in place to safely manage their data center requirements."
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-tenanted 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 ten data centers are located in four major U.S. markets, which total
2.5 million gross square feet and 218 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 www.dft.com.
SOURCE DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc.
Contact: Mark L. Wetzel, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and
Treasurer, +1-202-728-0033; Christopher Warnke, Manager, Investor Relations,
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