July 24, 2012 10:24 ET

BYTEGRID™ CEO Ken Parent to Participate in Bisnow DICE Roundtable Discussion

Data Center Roundtable to Address Growth of Wholesale Data Center Services -- Particularly in Underserved Markets

SILVER SPRING, MD--(Marketwire - Jul 24, 2012) - BYTEGRID™, an emerging company focused on the nationwide acquisition, development and operation of premier wholesale data center facilities, today announced that BYTEGRID CEO Ken Parent will participate in the Data Center Provider roundtable discussion at Bisnow's 1st annual Data Center Investment Conference and Expo, (DICE) at 8:30 am on July 25 in Washington, DC.

Held at the JW Marriott Hotel, DICE is a two-day national conference about the future of data centers and their impact on the commercial real estate community. DICE brings together data center owners, operators, developers, investors, builders, federal and military operators, and top service providers to address the rapidly expanding role of the data center as a commerce platform for today's business. As the world finds new ways to digitize business models, the commercial real estate industry will be called upon to find new and creative space for data centers.

As part of the Data Center Provider roundtable, Parent will provide perspective on the emergence and growth of wholesale data center services -- particularly supply and demand, tenant roll out strategies, and underserved markets.

BYTEGRID serves some of the world's largest companies, including a Fortune 15 financial services firm that relies on BYTEGRID and its facility to provide the IT infrastructure underpinning its global business encompassing trillions of dollars in daily transactions with zero downtime

BYTEGRID recently announced completion of a major expansion to its Silver Spring data center which now features over 90,000 sq.ft. of raised floor with financial-grade power reliability and cooling systems that exceed Tier III requirements for concurrent maintainability and fault tolerance. Central to the upgrades is an increase in power capacity to serve the demands of expanding IP traffic, video, virtualization and the cloud computing needs of today's enterprises and agencies.

Strategically located within the metro Washington, D.C. data center market and the Federal government, as well as Maryland's Cybersecurity Triangle and Montgomery County's LifeSci Village Master Plan, BYTEGRID's data center facility introduces additional capacity to serve new and existing customers. The facility is currently equipped with 22 megawatts of back-up generator capacity and 9 megawatts of available UPS critical load power delivered in a variety of densities to meet specific customer needs. Flexible architecture accommodates varying power densities and redundancy levels based on client requirements. Private raised floor computer rooms are available in various sizes ranging from 2,000 sq.ft. to 35,000 sq.ft. The carrier neutral facility is served by multiple Tier 1 telecommunications providers across diverse, redundant paths and is efficiently designed to provide BYTEGRID's tenants an extremely competitive total cost of ownership.


BYTEGRID is a privately-held company headquartered in Northern Virginia focused on acquiring, developing and operating highly flexible, efficient, and resilient wholesale data centers. The company serves the growing need for mission-critical data center space by providing secure, interconnected, carrier-neutral, and density robust facilities that integrate modular and energy efficient technologies. The company is led by industry veterans with significant experience in data center operations, design and construction; data center sales and marketing; real estate development and finance; and telecommunications. For more information about BYTEGRID, please visit

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