Data Center http://www.kplu.org en State Acknowledges Washington Data Center Was Overbuilt http://www.kplu.org/post/state-acknowledges-washington-data-center-was-overbuilt <p>Critics of Washington’s new $300 million data center complex have been saying for years that it was overbuilt. Now, the state acknowledges as much.</p><p>In a new report, Washington’s Chief Information Officer concludes two of the four data halls will not be needed.</p><p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 23:08:35 +0000 Austin Jenkins 9342 at http://www.kplu.org State Acknowledges Washington Data Center Was Overbuilt Wash. data center crash just now coming to light http://www.kplu.org/post/wash-data-center-crash-just-now-coming-light <p>OLYMPIA, Wash. &ndash; A power surge and outage on Washington&rsquo;s Capitol campus last month shut down the state&rsquo;s data center. The accident also caused half-a-million dollars damage to an underground electricity vault.</p><p>State officials did not publicize the incident. It is just now coming to light.</p><p> Tue, 06 Sep 2011 22:08:46 +0000 Austin Jenkins 2556 at http://www.kplu.org Wash. data center crash just now coming to light Controversial Washington data center project opens http://www.kplu.org/post/controversial-washington-data-center-project-opens <p>OLYMPIA, Wash. &ndash; The newest building on Washington&#39;s capitol campus came in under budget, but nonetheless remains controversial. The doors opened Monday on the office tower portion of a new $300 million data center complex.</p><p> Tue, 19 Jul 2011 17:10:03 +0000 Austin Jenkins 2117 at http://www.kplu.org Controversial Washington data center project opens Rents cause sticker shock at new state data center http://www.kplu.org/post/rents-cause-sticker-shock-new-state-data-center <p>Construction of Washington's new $300 million data center complex is expected to wrap-up this summer. But as state agencies prepare to move in, the rent per square foot is causing some sticker shock.</p><p> Mon, 17 Jan 2011 16:02:37 +0000 Austin Jenkins 624 at http://www.kplu.org Rents cause sticker shock at new state data center