AMS-IX USA Inc. to Build an Internet Exchange at DuPont Fabros Technology's Piscataway, New Jersey Data Center

 AMS-IX USA Inc. to Build an Internet Exchange at DuPont Fabros Technology's
                      Piscataway, New Jersey Data Center

PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2013

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE:
DFT), and AMS-IX USA Inc. today announced that they have entered into a
definitive agreement for AMS-IX USA Inc. to build and operate a neutral
Internet Exchange in DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc.'s ("DFT") NJ1 data center
located in Piscataway, New Jersey.

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The AMS-IX New Jersey node will be built within DFT's NJ1 data center and will
become part of AMS-IX New York; a neutral distributed Internet exchange point
for the New York/New Jersey area. AMS-IX is based in Amsterdam and is the
largest Internet Exchange in the world, connecting over 600 IP networks from
nearly 60 countries with around 1,130 ports.

DuPont Fabros Technology has built a robust tri-lateral underground conduit
system that encompasses a 3 mile radius of its NJ1 data center. This conduit
system provides three fully diverse and redundant underground fiber entrances
into the facility. At present, there are 20 network carriers including the New
York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Secure Financial Transaction Infrastructure (SFTI)
Network which provide connectivity services to DFT's NJ1 customers.
Additionally, NJ1 offers its customers connectivity to hubs in the NY/NJ area
and to sub-sea cable landing stations in Long Island and New Jersey connecting
the Eastern seaboard of the United States to Europe and South America.

The AMS-IX New Jersey node at NJ1 will be built both as a core-switch and as
an edge-switch site of AMS-IX New York. The switching architecture will be
based on Brocade MLX routers with full peering services provided by AMS-IX USA
Inc., while DFT will provide Cross Connects to the exchange. AMS-IX USA Inc.'s
agreement supports DFT's plan to host an Open-IX certified Internet Exchange
in each of its four markets. The AMS-IX New Jersey node at NJ1 is expected to
be live before the end of 2013 and AMS-IX New York will offer incentivized
port pricing to DFT's customers through the end of 2014.

The Open Internet Exchange (Open-IX) Association is a member-governed
non-profit organization working at a fast pace to drive the expansion of
neutral Internet Exchanges, reduce interconnection complexity and cost, and
improve access to networks within critical interconnection markets. DFT and
AMS-IX USA Inc. intend to apply for Open-IX certification of the NJ1 data
center and AMS-IX New York respectively. Open-IX information can be found at:
www.open-ix.org

"DFT's Piscataway data center provides us with a great peering location
outside of Manhattan. It is strategically located in New Jersey and enables a
straight line in the shortest possible distance East of Chicago," said Job
Whitteman, CEO at AMS-IX. "We expect this Internet Exchange to evolve into a
major interconnection hub outside of Manhattan furthering complementing DFT's
interconnection services for its customers."

"We are pleased to be partnering with AMS-IX USA Inc. in making our NJ1 data
center in Piscataway the first New Jersey site to be part of the AMS-IX New
York distributed internet exchange," said Vinay Nagpal, Director of Carrier
Relations at DFT. "The AMS-IX New Jersey node at NJ1 will offer DFT customers
a unique opportunity to directly peer their IP traffic on the AMS-IX New
York's distributed peering fabric and experience improved network
performance."

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.

About AMS-IX

Established in the early 1990s, AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange) is a
neutral and independent Internet Exchange based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
AMS-IX interconnects over 600 IP networks and its business traffic has a peak
of around 2.5 Terabit per second, making it the largest Internet Exchange in
the world. The AMS-IX platform provides a professional, high quality,
non-blocking peering service for all types of IP traffic, be it regular IP
data such as email or web content, to also video/TV and hosting and cloud
parties. AMS-IX additionally hosts the first mobile peering point worldwide,
the Global GPRS Roaming Exchange (GRX) and the Mobile Data Exchange (MDX) and
the first interconnection of IPX networks (Inter-IPX). AMS-IX deploys two
other Internet Exchanges abroad: AMS-IX Hong Kong in the Asia Pacific region
and AMS-IX Caribbean based in Curacao. Currently, the AMS-IX East Africa
Exchange Point is being built. For more information on AMS-IX Corporate,
please visit www.ams-ix.net, and on AMS-IX New York: https://nynj.ams-ix.net

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements contained in this press release may be deemed to be
forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The matters described in these forward-looking
statements include expectations regarding future events and are subject to
known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other unpredictable factors, many
of which are beyond the company's control. The company faces many risks that
could cause its actual performance to differ materially from the results
contemplated by its forward-looking statements, including, without limitation,
the risks related to the company's plan to host an Open-IX certified Internet
Exchange in each of its four markets and the timing thereof, and risks related
to achieving the capabilities of and the expectations related to such hosting
arrangements. The periodic reports that the company files with the Securities
and Exchange Commission, including its annual report on Form 10-K for the year
ended December 31, 2012 and its quarterly reports on Form 10-Q for the
quarters ended September30, 2013, June 30, 2013 and March 31, 2013, contain
detailed descriptions of these and many other risks to which the company is
subject. These reports are available on our website at www.dft.com. Because of
the risks described above and other unknown risks, the company's actual
results, performance or achievements may differ materially from the results,
performance or achievements contemplated by its forward-looking statements.
The information set forth in this news release represents management's
expectations and intentions only as of the date of this press release. The
company assumes no responsibility to issue updates to the contents of this
press release.



SOURCE DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc.

Website: http://www.dft.com
Contact: For Additional Information: Mark L. Wetzel, Executive Vice President,
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, +1 (202) 728-0033; Christopher Warnke,
Manager, Investor Relations, +1 (202) 478-2330; AMS-IX Corporate PR &
Communications, Tel: +31 20 305 89 99, Tel AMS-IX USA Inc.:, +1 (212)
461-4768, Email: pr@ams-ix.net
 
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