DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. Enlists MRI Software’s Budgeting & Forecasting to Streamline Their Budgeting Process

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Impressed with MRI Budgeting & Forecasting’s recoveries functionality, DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. will now utilize the industry-leading product.

We are excited about the potential efficiencies and automation that the...module will bring to our expense recovery calculations, our annual budgeting process and our forecasting needs throughout the year. -Chris MacKinnon, DFT

DuPont Fabros Technology (“DFT”), a Washington, DC based real estate investment trust that owns, develops, operates, and manages wholesale data centers, was looking to improve their current budgeting processes. After learning of the robust reporting capabilities and recoveries functionality that Budgeting & Forecasting offered, DFT opted to utilize MRI’s highly configurable solution.

”We are excited about the potential efficiencies and automation that the Budgeting & Forecasting module will bring to our expense recovery calculations, our annual budgeting process and our forecasting needs throughout the year,” remarked Chris MacKinnon, Senior Director – Operations Controller of DuPont Fabros Technology.

MRI Budgeting & Forecasting supports robust decision making and allows property owners, managers, and investors to make financial outcomes more predictable by leveraging the property and accounting data already in their existing MRI property management suite. Budgeting & Forecasting runs on an easy to use Web-based interface featuring vivid graphic displays and multiple views, empowering the customer to quickly navigate within the software.

“DuPont Fabros Technology works with several industry leaders, and we are happy to partner with them to streamline their budgeting process,” said Ron Kolz, CSO of MRI. “Our solution will easily create the robust budgets and forecasts that DFT requires. Furthermore, the reforecast capability will allow them to handle any necessary adjustments throughout the year.”

Budgeting & Forecasting also includes the highly sought after recoveries functionality, allowing the budgeting team to seamlessly incorporate those important expenses and associated recoveries in to their budgets and forecasts. Users have the ability to lock and unlock specific accounts, edit expense pools, and adjust estimates directly within MRI Budgeting & Forecasting. By incorporating this critical recoveries functionality, the adoption of the Budgeting & Forecasting product has continued to increase as clients recognize the value and internal efficiencies this product brings to their organization.

For more information about MRI Budgeting & Forecasting, visit our website.

About MRI Software
MRI offers property management software solutions to the global real estate management and investment industries. As a leading provider of real estate enterprise software applications and hosted solutions, MRI serves the global multifamily and commercial property industries, helping them improve their bottom line and maximize their returns on their diverse business portfolios. MRI leverages its more than 40 years in business to develop long-term successful relationships with its clients. For more information, visit

About DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc.
DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. is a leading owner, developer, operator and manager of enterprise-class, carrier-neutral, large multi-tenanted wholesale data centers. The Company's facilities are designed to offer highly specialized, efficient and safe computing environments in a low-cost operating model. The Company's customers outsource their mission critical applications and include national and international enterprises across numerous industries, such as technology, Internet content providers, media, communications, cloud-based, healthcare and financial services. The Company's ten data centers are located in four major U.S. markets, which total 2.5 million gross square feet and 218 megawatts of available critical load to power the servers and computing equipment of its customers. DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT) is headquartered in Washington, DC. For more information, please visit

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