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Governor Kitzhaber and Oregon’s First Lady Tour the Vault

Governor Kitzhaber and Oregon’s First Lady Tour the Vault

We were honored to give Governor Kitzhaber and First Lady Cylvia Hayes a Vault tour today. They learned a little bit about our company history, our investment in green technology and our utilization of local resources in the construction of the facility.

Kitzhaber and Hayes were especially impressed by the free cooling passive heat exchange system. BendBroadband CEO Amy Tykeson and Director of Business Sales Sean Handley lead the tour.

The Governor was wearing his trademark cowboy boots, jeans and a sportcoat!

Local Bend News Station Highlights the Vault

The BendBroadband Vault was highlighted on the local news station KTVZ on Wednesday. The news channel’s recurring segment “Green Life” featured the Vault and highlighted some of the aspects of the facility that make it one of the greenest data centers in the world. Most notably, news anchor Adam Aaro highlighted the Vault’s Kyoto Cooling… Continue Reading

The Benefits of Virtualization

On Monday, The New York Times’ technology writer John Markoff wrote about the recently released report by Jonathan Koomey concerning trends in data center energy consumption. The Stanford University professor stated that the energy use of data centers is much lower than previously predicted on both a global scale and in the U.S. According to… Continue Reading

BendBroadband Vault Generates More Than 120 Local Construction Jobs

February 15, 2011 Bend, Ore. – The construction of BendBroadband’s Vault data center is nearly complete due in large part to the efforts of more than 120 Central Oregon-based contractors. BendBroadband Vault, which is seeking a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification, is a collocation data center which will begin operations in… Continue Reading