Mark Ortenzi, left, and Chris Orlando of ScaleMatrix have been called ‘gutsy guys’ for taking an unusual approach for a data center to develop new customers. They have opened a biotech accelerator with a wet lab and a coworking space.

Mark Ortenzi, left, and Chris Orlando of ScaleMatrix have been called ‘gutsy guys’ for taking an unusual approach for a data center to develop new customers. They have opened a biotech accelerator with a wet lab and a coworking space. Photo by Jamie Scott Lytle.

— Computer data center, plus wet lab, equals … more business?

That’s what the owners of Kearny Mesa-based ScaleMatrix are hoping...

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