Data Center

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4:08 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

State Acknowledges Washington Data Center Was Overbuilt

This image shows one of the “built out” data halls in Washington’s new data center.
Consolidated Technology Services

Critics of Washington’s new $300 million data center complex have been saying for years that it was overbuilt. Now, the state acknowledges as much.

In a new report, Washington’s Chief Information Officer concludes two of the four data halls will not be needed.

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Data Center
3:08 pm
Tue September 6, 2011

Wash. data center crash just now coming to light

Washington’s new State Data Center complex on the capitol campus.
Northwest News Network

OLYMPIA, Wash. – A power surge and outage on Washington’s Capitol campus last month shut down the state’s data center. The accident also caused half-a-million dollars damage to an underground electricity vault.

State officials did not publicize the incident. It is just now coming to light.

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Data Center
10:10 am
Tue July 19, 2011

Controversial Washington data center project opens

Washington’s new State Data Center complex on the capitol campus.

OLYMPIA, Wash. – The newest building on Washington's capitol campus came in under budget, but nonetheless remains controversial. The doors opened Monday on the office tower portion of a new $300 million data center complex.

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State Data Center
8:02 am
Mon January 17, 2011

Rents cause sticker shock at new state data center

Steep rents at Washington’s new data center complex are causing some sticker shock in Olympia
Austin Jenkins N3

Construction of Washington's new $300 million data center complex is expected to wrap-up this summer. But as state agencies prepare to move in, the rent per square foot is causing some sticker shock.

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