Venyu, a provider of managed hosting, cloud hosting and data protection solutions, has opened a new data center facility located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The $14 million, 23,000 sq. ft. facility offers customers new levels of power density and additional redundancies to meet the evolving industry standards for cloud-based data services.
With the highest levels of security, the new Baton Rouge data center (BTR2) features both biometric and ID card authentication at all entrances. Twenty-four hour surveillance covers the entire facility, which is additionally protected with fully redundant HVAC systems and advanced fire suppression. The indoor, mezzanine-level placement of HVAC equipment would ensure the company can perform both maintenance and upgrades with no disruption to customer service while gaining increased energy efficiencies.
Third data center
Venyu already owns and operates two data centers, located in Baton Rouge (BTR1) and Shreveport-Bossier, LA. Both sites contain cloud data centers and are connected by an intercloud VPN to provide failover capabilities.
“In today’s highly competitive market, industry demand for crucial data center services such as colocation, cloud hosting, managed hosting and cloud backup are on the rise – as businesses seek more cost-effective IT solutions to drive efficiencies and generate revenue,” said Scott Thompson, CEO of Venyu. “This expanded footprint opens new doors for customers with heightened levels of elasticity and on-demand IT capacity – while enabling us to drive future innovation and services.”