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November 12, 2019

Archer Data Centers Under Construction

Archer Datacenters, a provider of renewable energy-powered data centersfocused on wholesale colocation, has selected T.W. Frierson as General Contractor for Phase 1of its first data center outside of Nashville. The groundbreaking ceremony was hosted by the Gallatin Economic Development Agency.

The data center, located at 1398 Gateway Drive in Gallatin, TN, is expected to open in 2020.Phase 1 of construction will feature an approximately 55,000 square foot data hall that isexpected to facilitate up to 5MW of critical IT load, expandable to close to 10MW. The buildingcan be replicated up to three times on the roughly 30-acre site, and Archer has secured a right offirst refusal on an additional 30 acres adjacent to the site. The greenfield parcel has an adjacentelectrical substation with minimal existing use.

“Our business is predicated on the continuing growth of the geographical footprint of the datacenter industry, the migration of enterprise from on-premise data centers to a hybrid approachwith public cloud and private colocation, and the growing importance and momentum ofpowering such energy intensive facilities with renewable sources.” said Jordan Milman, CEO ofArcher Datacenters. “As we take the hard work done by DLB to the next phase alongside ournew partner, T.W. Frierson, we could not be more excited by what lies ahead.”

“T.W. Frierson is excited to work alongside DLB Associates for Archer Datacenters on theconstruction of their first project in Tennessee. Because we share a similar culture, ourexperience with the Archer Datacenters team has already been one of great appreciation and welook forward to having a relationship with them for years to come.” said Del Hickman,Executive Vice President.

About Archer

Archer Datacenters is focused on emerging markets in the U.S. with access to cost-efficientrenewable energy that are currently underserved by the wholesale colocation market. Archerseeks to provide flexible and customizable solutions for customers with a focus on facilitatinghybrid IT strategies. Archer is committed to delivering best-in-class TCO, security, andefficiency measures, while powering its data centers with economically competitive renewableenergy with a focus on in-grid additionality.

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