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
Dr. Jill Maples, WKU assistant professor of exercise science selected as co-winner in the first “Science Idol” competition at the National IDeA Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Moon-Soo Kim, assistant professor in chemistry at WKU, has received a $249,978 National Science Foundation grant for students to work with WKU and South Korean collaborators to develop a point-of-care diagnostic for pathogen detection.