San Francisco, California – (The Hosting News) – October 11, 2007 – Data center developer and operator, 365 Main, will provide a virtual tour of the Arizona data center, at the 7×24 Exchange International Fall Conference.
365 Main has been selected for the second consecutive year to provide a virtual data center tour at the 7×24 Exchange International annual fall conference. Jean Paul Balajadia, Senior Vice President and Founding Partner at 365 Main, will lead the virtual tour of the company’s Chandler, Ariz. facility at 3:45 p.m. on Monday, October 29.
This year’s conference, entitled End-to-End Reliability: Mission-Critical Systems, will take place October 28-31 in Grapevine, Texas. It is designed for anyone involved with around-the-clock infrastructures, including IT, datacenter, disaster recovery and network/telecommunications managers, supervisors and engineers. Vendors, consultants and those concerned with uninterrupted access to critical information are also expected to attend.
The event’s organizers hope to increase the reliability and availability of enterprise information infrastructure by presenting case studies, new ideas, techniques and tools. Open dialogue between attendees and presenters is encouraged throughout the conference. Video tour 365 Main’s 315,000-square-foot Chandler, Ariz. facility opened in 2006 and is expected to be fully leased by the end of this year.
The 45-minute video tour will provide an overview of how the building was constructed and how the data center operates, as well as a detailed look at: * Challenges faced during construction * How 365 Main increased the power density to 150 watts per square foot, more than twice the original design * Electrical and mechanical systems * Contingency plans and emergency procedures * Quality controls including auditing and monitoring of security, cooling and power systems * Energy-efficient best practices Last year’s conference featured a similar tour of 365’s Main’s flagship 227,000-square-foot data center in San Francisco. More than 500 people attended.
Bob Cassiliano, Chairman of the Board for 7×24 Exchange International offered, ”The extensive tour 365 Main gave of its San Francisco facility was one of the highlights of our 2006 fall conference. Many first-time and repeat attendees have told us how much they’re looking forward to getting a virtual look at a world-class data center, so we’re extremely pleased that 365 Main has agreed to once again open its doors for us.”
Chris Dolan, President and CEO of 365 Main added, ”Being selected two years in a row to showcase one of our data centers at such a prestigious event is a big honor of which we are very proud. We’re more than happy to participate and hope this year’s attendees enjoy their virtual visit to our Chandler facility.”
Recently, 365 Main co-hosted the official opening of its second Bay Area facility, a 111,000-square-foot building located less than 10 miles from its founding data center in San Francisco. 365 Main bought the Oakland facility near Jack London Square, in January and leased one-third of its real estate within the following 90 days. Since then it has invested heavily in electrical and mechanical infrastructure and has continued to sell space as it has become available.
365 Main Inc. develops and operates data centers designed, managed, developed and certified according to industry standards and compliance requirements, including SAS70, that feature 24/7/365 power, cooling, security and connectivity and capabilities to ensure mission-critical operations and business continuity for its tenants. 365 Main began with a single data center in San Francisco in 2003 and earlier this year expanded to Los Angeles, Phoenix and Northern Virginia. Customers include Charles Schwab, Sun Microsystems and Esurance. The company now has nearly one million square feet under management nationwide. Flexible cost structures are available for SCALE 365 customers. The company is privately held and based in San Francisco, Calif. and also offers core hosting services to large enterprises such as Charles Schwab, the Oakland Raiders and Sun Microsystems.
365 Main began with a single data center in San Francisco in 2003 and now has facilities in Los Angeles, Phoenix, Northern Virginia and Oakland, with a project underway in Newark, Calif. In each data center the company leases real estate to dedicated hosting providers and large enterprises such as Sun Microsystems and Esurance. 365 Main now has more than one million square feet under management nationwide. Following the event, the video tour will be available for download from 365 Main’s Web site at http://www.365main.com
7×24 Exchange International is a knowledge exchange for those who design, build, use and maintain mission-critical enterprise information infrastructures, 7×24 Exchange International is a not-for-profit organization seeking to improve end-to end reliability by promoting dialogue among these groups.
To learn more about 7×24 Exchange International, please visit: www.7x24exchange.org.
For more information about 365 Main Inc., please visit: www.365main.com.