Sabey Data Centers Receives the Honored Larry Rushing Industry Contributor Award for 2014 from the Uptime Institute Network

Sabey is recognized as the Uptime Institute Network’s best member for leadership and industry participation – “The member company that best exemplifies the spirit of the Network”.

Sabey Data Centers has won the award three times since its inception in 2009.

Seattle, November 17, 2014 — Sabey Data Centers announced today that it has been awarded the Uptime Institute Network’s Larry Rushing Industry Contributor Award for 2014.  Recognized as one of the data center industry’s most prestigious honors, the award is given to the Network’s member company that best exemplifies its spirit and its mission to share peer-to-peer information and participate actively to improve the industry. This is the third time that Sabey Data Centers has won the award since it was inaugurated in 2009.

Since its founding in 1994, Uptime Institute has established a global presence and an Uptime Institute Network membership comprising more than 100 companies including Fortune 500 enterprises in banking, medicine, manufacturing, telecommunications, transportation and many other industry sectors.

In receiving the award on behalf of Sabey Data Centers, John Ford, Vice President of Sales & Leasing, said, “The Larry Rushing Award is a tremendous recognition of our commitment to participate actively in the Uptime Institute Network.   The Network is an information sharing organization in which all members are required to support the group.  We’re proud to be the one that’s recognized for going the extra mile.”

John Sasser, Sabey Vice President of Operations, said, “Uptime Institute takes the running of data centers very seriously and sharing those best practices with the Network.  We likewise have taken our responsibility for member interaction and contribution seriously.  It’s noteworthy that the Network is composed of enterprises that potentially compete against each other for business.  Yet as dedicated members, we all share a common goal of contribution and improving data center operations.”

About Sabey Data Centers

With a portfolio of more than three million square feet of mission critical space, Sabey Data Center Properties is one of the oldest and largest privately owned multi-tenant data center owner/developer/ operators in the United States.  Sabey specializes in scalable, custom-built solutions including data center ready shell space and fully turnkey data centers managed by Sabey’s award-winning critical environment operations team.  Consistently recognized for its reputation for operational excellence through its world-class data centers and sustained uptime, Sabey boasts one of the most sterling tenant rosters in the industry.

Sabey Wins Uptime Institute Award 2014
(L. to R.) Pitt Turner, Executive Director, Emeritus, and Rob Costa, North American Network, Director, Uptime Institute; John Ford, Vice President of Sales & Leasing, Sabey Data Centers; Martin McCarthy, CEO, Uptime Institute.
Credit: Uptime Institute
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