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2010-08-04 10:28:00

MARION, Iowa, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Involta announced today that its data center facility in Marion, Iowa has been awarded LEED® Silver Certification established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). LEED is the nation's preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. Involta's high-security co-location data center is the first of its kind in the Cedar...

2008-06-16 09:00:26

By George C. Ford, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Jun. 16--Rob Smith, Involta chief marketing officer, said the data center, which serves about 20 clients, was forced to resort to a number of portable generators after main power failed Friday. "With a lot of cooperation from the Cedar Rapids police and National Guard, we were able to maintain essential network services and never left our facility," Smith said. "We managed to keep the switch gear in the basement of the Granby Building and...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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