February 27, 2017 1:56 PM ET

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Company Overview of RagingWire Data Centers, Inc.

Company Overview

RagingWire Data Centers, Inc. designs, builds, and operates mission critical data centers in the United States. It offers colocation services; network services; professional services, such as colocation project management, infrastructure design and installation, cable management, IT infrastructure design, and relocation; and data center services, including remote hands and eyes, cabling and design services, custom cages and cabinets, backup services, and project management. RagingWire Data Centers, Inc. was formerly known as RagingWire Enterprise Solutions, Inc. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Sacramento, California. It has data center colocation facilities in Sacrame...

1200 Striker Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95834

United States

Founded in 2000





Key Executives for RagingWire Data Centers, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Co-Founder and Executive Chairman
Age: 46
Co-Founder and Vice Chairman
Age: 80
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

RagingWire Data Centers, Inc. Key Developments

RagingWire Data Centers, Inc. Announces Management Changes

RagingWire Data Centers, Inc. and its parent company NTT Communications announced that NTT Com intends to purchase the remaining shares of RagingWire and acquire 100% ownership of the company. In addition, RagingWire named long-term RagingWire executive and current president, Douglas Adams, as CEO, and RagingWire's Founder, George Macricostas, who had served as Chairman and CEO of RagingWire, was named Executive Chairman. Douglas Adams joined RagingWire in 2001 as part of the early executive team that along with Founder George Macricostas led the growth of the company into a data center industry leader. Mr. Adams has held multiple executive positions at RagingWire leading sales, marketing, product, and operations, and served most recently as president of the company.

NTT Communications and RagingWire to Invest $160 Million in New Ashburn VA3 Data Center in the Heart of Data Center Alley

RagingWire Data Centers and NTT Communications announced that they are investing $160 million to build the new Ashburn VA3 Data Center in the heart of the famed ‘Data Center Alley’ in Ashburn, Virginia, the top data center market in the world. The Ashburn VA3 Data Center represents phase one of RagingWire’s massive Ashburn Data Center Campus development which can accommodate six buildings on the 76.5 acre site in Ashburn. The VA3 Data Center with 245,000 square feet of space and 16 megawatts of power, is scheduled to be available by the end of 2017. The VA3 Data Center joins RagingWire’s VA1 and VA2 data centers, which also are in Ashburn. The combination of VA1, VA2 and VA3 creates a data center footprint of over a half million square feet of space and 44.4 megawatts of power, and includes on-site security officers and multi-layered security systems, highly efficient cooling and carrier-neutral telecommunications, and direct connectivity to top cloud providers and other data centers in Data Center Alley. On a wider scale, VA3 will grow RagingWire’s existing 1.2-million-square-foot U.S data center platform, which includes CA1, CA2, and CA3 in Northern California and TX1 in Dallas, Texas, as well as NTT Com’s global data center services platform operated under the Nexcenter TM brand. The investment in the VA3 Data Center by RagingWire and NTT Communications is significant for the Virginia economy, not only for the jobs it creates, but also because it supports the exemption from the Virginia Sales and Use Tax on qualified equipment purchases by RagingWire and its customers. This exemption has resulted in millions of dollars of savings for RagingWire customers and encouraged companies to establish or expand their IT and business operations in Virginia.

RagingWire Data Centers Appoints Joel Stone as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

RagingWire Data Centers announced that Joel Stone has joined RagingWire as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). Reporting to RagingWire President Doug Adams and a member of the senior corporate executive team, Mr. Stone has responsibility for Critical Facilities Engineering, Design and Construction, and Data Center Operations, which includes Quality Assurance, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, Design and Development, Safety, Electrical and Mechanical Construction, Critical Facilities Operations, Infrastructure Service Delivery, and Security. Joel Stone has 25 years of broad-based operations, integration, transformation, and technical experience in the data center, IT infrastructure, and telecommunications industries. Most recently, Mr. Stone served as Vice President of Global Data Center Operations for CenturyLink, responsible for 60 data centers around the world and a global team of 600 people.

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