Roundup: DuPont Fabros, Windstream, PAETEC

Here’s our review of noteworthy links for the data center industry for May 24th:

DuPont Fabros Receives LEED Gold for NJ Data Center – DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (DFT) today announced it has earned LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for its NJ1 data center located in Piscataway, New Jersey. This is the company’s second LEED Gold certification. The first was earned last year on its ACC5 facility located in Ashburn, Virginia. Press release.

Windstream opens Boston data center – Cloud computing and managed hosting services provider Windstream Hosted Solutions LLC has opened a new data center in Charlestown, which adds 10,000 square feet of space to the company’s footprint in Boston. Windstream said the company now has 25,000 square feet of space in Boston. From Mass High Tech.

Paetec Expands Data Center Footprint – Paetec Holding Corp on Monday boosted its cloud computing profile with the launch of a host of new cloud services. The Fairport, N.Y.-based Paetec is also looking to expand its presence with a massive coast-to-coast data center expansion plan that will more than double the number of Paetec data centers nationally. From CRN.

Most Feds Confident About Data Center Consolidation – Nearly 60 percent of federal government respondents think it’s at least “somewhat feasible” that the government will be able to trim 800 of its more than 2,100 data centers by 2015, according to a privately funded survey released Monday. From NextGov.

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.