A Joint Venture, WKU and BGMU
|Author: Lynn Minton|
Date: Monday, September 10th, 2012
The Lost River Data Center, a 1700 square feet of co-location space is available to the business community. "WKU is always looking for ways to partner with local businesses," Dr. Grodon Baylis, Vice President for Research at WKU, stated during the ribbon cutting, "and the Lost River Data Center is a partnership that can assist other companies within the region and beyond."
The Lost River Data Center (LRDC) is a Tier 2 facility offering businesses a secure site to locate servers and business critical data.
Lost River Data Center features include:
• Redundant UPS System
• 2 Generators
• 2 Cooling Towers
• Waterless Fire Suppression
• 24 x 7 Access
• Remotely Monitored Security Cameras
• Redundant Fiber Connections
• Build Room
• Lockable Cabinets
Full Cabinet – 42 Rack Units
Half Cabinet – 20 Rack Units
Quarter Cabinet – 9 Rack Units
A WKU graduate student has developed a smartphone app that uses Twitter data to track the outbreak of the Ebola virus and could predict the spread of the virus.
Dr. Nahid Gani, Assistant Professor of WKUís Department of Geography and Geology, has been awarded the prestigious and nationally competitive American Chemical Society-Petroleum Research Fund (ACS-PRF) Grant to support her research in East Africa.
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