BOISE, ID – April 23, 2014 – DataSite, a leader in data center colocation, has hired its first employees for the new 60,000 square foot Boise, Idaho data center facility. The two hires, Lucas Linnemeyer and Dennis Fox, are industry veterans and will be responsible for Sales & Marketing and Operations of the premier data center facility.
Dennis Fox is a critical facilities building services veteran with over 20 years of experience in Boise alone. As the Chief Critical Environmental Technician (CET), Mr. Fox is charged with overseeing the operations, maintenance and management of all critical power and cooling systems in the DataSite Boise facility ensuring a 100% uptime track record. In addition to bringing his technical expertise to the team, Mr. Fox has a strong commitment to the community and his trade. He is the president of the Idaho Chapter of ASHRAE, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers. ASHRAE helps to define the standards to which premier data center facilities operate and Dennis’ leadership experience in this organization perfectly suits him for the responsibilities as Chief CET at DataSite Boise. He holds current certifications as HVAC Journeyman and Electrical Specialty Journeyman and is a member of the local Boise Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA). Additionally, Mr. Fox has supported Boise Optimist Youth Football and the Boy Scouts of America by volunteering his time for many years.
Lucas Linnemeyer, an Idaho native, has an extensive track record within the sales and marketing arena, including over five years of experience in the Boise data center market space. With a deep understanding of the IT infrastructure needs of local and regional businesses, Lucas’ background positions him to lead the sales and marketing efforts for DataSite Boise. Mr. Linnemeyer attended Boise State University.
Currently operating data centers in Florida and Georgia, DataSite provides state-of-the-art technology and data center colocation services to some of the world’s largest brands. The company’s Boise location will be the most technologically advanced data center in the region, providing businesses with capabilities previously available only in larger metro areas. With its advanced data center, DataSite Boise also brings $20,000,000 of expansion capital to ensure its 60,000 square foot fortress will scale with the growing needs of the Boise Valley and Intermountain region.
Owned by BURGES Property + Company, DataSite Boise supports Idaho’s growing high technology industry with a secure world-class facility capable of accommodating the region’s varying needs in wholesale data center space. DataSite data centers are a unique blend of purpose-built, specially constructed data center facilities and expertly managed data center infrastructure designed to offer affordable colocation options that meet the demanding power density and up-time requirements of the modern computing environment. DataSite’s Tier III data center design provides a completely redundant and continually operating facility that is concurrently maintainable with zero scheduled downtime. For more information please visit www.DataSiteColo.com.
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