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DC BLOX Welcomes John Dumler as Vice President of Data Center Design & Engineering


ATLANTA, GA, AUGUST 31, 2021, – DC BLOX, a leading provider of interconnected multi-tenant data centers that deliver the infrastructure and connectivity essential to power today’s digital business, is pleased to announce that John R. Dumler P.E. has joined DC BLOX effective August 16, 2021, serving as Vice President of Data Center Design and Engineering. John reports directly to Mark Masi, EVP of Development, Engineering and Construction. Together, Mark and John will oversee and manage the design and engineering of all DC BLOX data center facilities, each leveraging extensive experience in construction, commissioning, operations, and sustainability.

Dumler fortifies DC BLOX’s data center engineering team, enabling the company to continue to build, own and operate multi-tenant data centers in smaller growing cities across the Southeast. As the Vice President of Data Center Design and Engineering, Dumler is responsible to ensure all of DC BLOX facilities are engineered with state-of-the-art designs and technologies to support world-class reliability and efficiency for digital infrastructure solutions. With increasing requirements for edge computing, business continuity, and environmentally friendly power usage, efficient data center design is critical to enterprise digital transformation.

“We are thrilled to welcome John Dumler to DC BLOX,” states Mark Masi, EVP of Design, Engineering and Construction for DC BLOX. “His strong background in mission critical data center design, engineering and energy management are key to ensuring that our facilities have the reliability and efficiency expected by our most demanding customers.”

Prior to joining DC BLOX, Dumler served as the Director of Energy and Engineering for Digital Realty, where he led both strategic and tactical initiatives including operational energy efficiency and engineering effectiveness across a global portfolio of over 200 data centers. With more than 20 years of experience in engineering, software development and innovation, Dumler has designed data centers as both a buyer and seller. His experience offers clients, tenants, and internal stakeholders exceptional opportunities to drive energy efficiency in data center deployments.

“I am excited to be joining the DC BLOX team,” says Mr. Dumler. “I am a big believer in DC BLOX’s mission to deliver world-class data centers in growing underserved markets. It is also clear to me that the company is not just solving for today’s market needs but is looking around the corner to ensure their facilities continue to meet evolving customer needs.”


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