At FORTRUST, we believe that a premium data center and colocation services provider does much more than house IT and network equipment. We go beyond the basic expectation of a colocation facility by creating higher levels of reliability, risk mitigation, business value and customer service for our clients.
FORTRUST Ownership and Management
FORTRUST is a part of the Magness Group of Companies. FORTRUST is the operating trade name of Mag Datacenters, LLC, and is funded through the Magness Group of Companies.
Gary Magness and Steve Knudson are the original developers of FORTRUST with the vision and intention of being one of the premier data center and colocation services companies in the United States.
Gary Magness is the Chairman of the Magness Group of Companies, which is the successor to Bob Magness, Founder and Chairman of Tele-Communications, Inc. (TCI) and its subsidiary Liberty Media Corporation, one of the largest telecommunication companies in the world. Over the years, TCI merged with AT&T and spun out Liberty Media Corporation as its programming and content arm. Liberty Media has since split into several different companies including DirecTV.
Mr. Magness remains a significant shareholder in the Telecommunications & Cable industry. Mr. Magness is repeatedly included on the Forbes List. For more information please visit www.garymagness.net
Steve Knudson is the Vice Chairman, President and CEO of FORTRUST and has overseen the company since its inception in 2000. Mr. Knudson has been an Officer and Director and Trustee of the Magness Group of Companies for over 20 years.
FORTRUST has operated as a premium data center and colocation service provider continuously since 2000. We are committed to being an elite service organization offering an outstanding example of how a data center services company should operate and deliver services.