Baton Rouge Data Center Aids in Katrina DR

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When Hurricane Katrina took out the web sites of Louisiana local governments and businesses, Baton Rouge-based CMA Technology Solutions stepped in to provide recovery facilities. Company execs Mike Mayer and Chad LeMaire recount the experience at Search Data Center:

The company was able to help Jefferson Parish set up an alternative Web site, jeffparish.net, to provide information and services for residents fortunate enough to have access to the Internet. One of the most important resources the new site provided was an employee locator. After just one day, the town was able to locate over 200 of its workers.

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor-in-chief of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.