Pleasanton, California, March 15, 2016 – Nautilus Data Technologies today announced the appointment of James L. Connaughton as President and Chief Executive Officer – bringing decades of executive experience and environmental conservation leadership to the revolutionary data center company. Connaughton succeeds Nautilus Data Technologies Founder Arnold Magcale, who will continue in the role of Chief Technology Officer. The executive leadership changes position Nautilus Data Technologies for accelerated growth as the company prepares to launch the world’s first commercial waterborne data center.

“I’m excited to pass the helm to Jim Connaughton, a distinguished leader and one of the country’s leading experts on energy, environment and ocean conservation,” said Arnold Magcale, Founder and CTO of Nautilus Data Technologies. “Mr. Connaughton’s background as both successful corporate executive and trusted White House policymaker provides the perfect blend of talent to lead Nautilus Data Technologies into the future as we transform the data center industry.”

Connaughton has served as Executive Vice President at several prominent clean energy and information technology companies. In 2001, the United States Senate unanimously confirmed Mr. Connaughton as Chairman of the White House Council on Environmental Quality, where he served until 2009 as President George W. Bush’s senior advisor on energy, environment and natural resources. There he helped develop and implement market-based policy and technology solutions to some of the world’s most pressing environmental challenges – including energy production, air and water pollution, climate change, wetlands restoration, and conservation of marine resources.

“Nautilus Data Technologies is one of the most ingenious companies I’ve encountered in the clean technology sector and I’m thrilled to lead this dynamic team,” said James L. Connaughton, President & CEO of Nautilus Data Technologies. “Founder and former U.S. Navy Special Forces veteran Arnold Magcale is a true visionary who is redefining the data center industry by creating the most energy efficient, cost-effective, sustainable, and globally scalable data center on the market. I look forward to transitioning the company from successful technology development to full commercial deployment, providing cloud companies and their users an immediate opportunity to greatly improve their economic and environmental performance.”


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Nautilus Data Technologies launched in 2013 and is headquartered in Pleasanton, California. The company was founded by Arnold Magcale, a recognized technology industry expert with decades of experience in data centers and cloud management. CEO Arnold Magcale is also a U.S. Navy Special Forces veteran. nautilusdt.com

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Pleasanton, California, March 7, 2016 – Nautilus Data Technologies, a next generation data center company, announced today it raised $10 Million in Series B Funding, demonstrating strong market confidence and continued support for its revolutionary data center technology.

An energy sector investor provided the Series B Funding, recognizing the growing global demand for more sustainable and cost efficient data centers.

“Nautilus Data Technologies is transforming the data center industry by creating the most cost effective and environmentally sustainability data center on the market,” said Arnold Magcale, CEO and Founder of Nautilus Data Technologies. “We’re gratified to see the energy sector recognize our industry leadership by providing a second round of capital infusion. This investment marks a new milestone for Nautilus Data Technologies as we transition to the next phase of construction and prepare for this summer’s historic launch.”

Nautilus Data Technologies will use the Series B investment to support its launch of the world’s first commercial waterborne data center and expand future operations.

Nautilus Data Technologies is the first company to successfully launch a waterborne data center prototype, pioneering a new standard for data center efficiency, environmental sustainability and global scalability. The company’s first commercial waterborne data center is being constructed at Mare Island Naval Shipyard in Northern California, and will be deployed to a highly secure, well-protected Northern California port in Summer 2016.

About Nautilus Data Technologies



Nautilus Data Technologies launched in 2013 and is headquartered in Pleasanton, California. The company was founded by Arnold Magcale, a recognized technology industry expert with decades of experience in data centers and cloud management. CEO Arnold Magcale is also a U.S. Navy Special Forces veteran. nautilusdt.com

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