LiquidWeb Opens Michigan Data Center

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Hosting provider Liquid Web Inc has announced the opening of its newest data center facility, located in Lansing, Michigan. The 32,000 square foot center has bandwidth from AT&T, MCI and Savvis Communication, and has has been designed with “complete redundancy.” LiquidWeb says the data center will eventually house nearly 8,000 web servers and will make Liquid Web one of the largest consumers of bandwidth in the greater Lansing area.

Liquid Web chose the HostingCon2006 conference in Las Vegas announce the opening of DC2 due to its targeted global audience of demanding Hosting professionals. “HostingCon was the perfect place to announce our newest Data Center because it attracts a very specialized group of companies that demand complete reliability from a Data Center provider.” said Matthew Hill, CEO of Liquid Web Inc. “We designed DC2 with complete redundancy and reliability to cater to customers with an uncompromising need for maximum uptime and support.”


With the opening of the new data center, Liquid Web will continue to focus on managed hosting services for its shared, dedicated and Virtual Private Server (VPS) products. Liquid Web is planning an open house event in August that will offer prospects a personal tour of the new facility.

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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.