FORTRUST marks its 15-year anniversary on September 12, 2016. FORTRUST has maintained continuous critical systems uptime since opening its doors on September 12, 2001 in Denver.

Since its inception, FORTRUST has continued to grow. In the last 12 months, the company has seen a staff increase of 30%. Some 41.5% of FORTRUST employees are veterans. The number of customers has increased more than 20% in the last year, with a 28% increase in total contract value.

In 2016, FORTRUST was awarded a Tier III Gold Certification of Operational Sustainability by the Uptime Institute, the global data center authority. The Tier III Gold Certification of Operational Sustainability included a Tier Certification of Constructed Facility, which was previously awarded, along with a Tier Certification of Operational Sustainability. FORTRUST is the only colocation data center in the United States to receive the coveted Tier III Gold Certification of Operational Sustainability.

“Our success is a direct result of our talented staff and dedication to quality and customer service,” says Robert D. McClary, COO at FORTRUST. “It’s an honor to serve the technology community, and we look forward to continued growth in the future.”