22 Aug '11, 5pm

Vantage Data Centers Latest to Land LEED Platinum Certification

Vantage Data Centers Latest to Land LEED Platinum Certification

Last month, I got a chance to tour Vantage Data Centers' facility in Santa Clara, Calif., which at the time claimed to be one of the world's greenest computing facilities. Today, the company can back up that claim: Vantage is announcing that it has earned LEED Platinum certification for its 60,000-square-foot data center. The news means that the company's V3 facility is one of a very small number of data centers to earn LEED Platinum -- Vantage vice president Patrick Davis told me in July that there are about seven (now eight or nine) LEED Platinum-certified data centers in the world. That puts Vantage in a sweet spot when customers start specifying LEED certification in data center RFPs -- something Davis said was happening with increasing frequency. And Vantage aims to take a bigger slice of that pie in the coming months: It is currently at work on two more data centers ...

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