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Lost River Data Center Tier II Facility: The LRDC is a joint venture between BGMU Fiber, a division of Bowling Green Municipal Utilities, and Western Kentucky University. The LRDC is located in WKU’s Center for Research and Development and is a Tier II co-location facility offering businesses a secure site to locate servers and business critical data. Features of the Lost River Data Center:

  • Redundant UPS systems
  • 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 

The LRDC is home to WKU’s High Performance Computing Center (HPCC) which is designed with “green” technology. The HPCC provides:

  • High Quality 24/7 Support
  • 3 Clusters of 128 Nodes with 8 Cores per Node
  • and 32GB Ram
  • 1 Cluster of 17 Nodes with over 7000 GPU
  • Cores and 96GB Memory per Node
  • 200 TB Storage with Robotic Tape Backup



Lost River Data Center Tier II Facility

Teresa Newman

Bowling Green Municipal Utilities
801 Center Street
Bowling Green, KY 42101

(270) 535-4542



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 Last Modified 2/9/18