Insurer Opens 175,000 SF Colorado Facilitry

The Drive Group of Insurance Companies has announced the completion of a new data center and document production facility in Colorado Springs, Colo. The two-building, 175,000 square-foot project began in June 2005. During the next several months, the company will install the systems required to further ensure uninterrupted service to the more than 30,000 independent insurance agencies that use Drive. More than 140 people are expected to be employed at the new facility.

“This new data center will provide a high level of support for Drive’s agency-dedicated Web site, (FAO), which helps independent agents and brokers who sell Drive manage and grow their business with us,” said Drive Insurance I/T Business Leader, John Kellackey.

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large 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.