SOURCE: 1102 Grand

April 13, 2010 15:16 ET

Kansas City Data Center & Internet Hub Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Earth Day 2010 by Enlisting General Green

KANSAS CITY, MO--(Marketwire - April 13, 2010) -  1102 GRAND, Kansas City's Internet hub and data center facility, is celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day with General Green.

Watch General Green: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WFQckJqOHwo

General Green was asked to control the amount of energy consumption and reduce the data center's carbon footprint. According to Darren Bonawitz, 1102 GRAND co-owner, "Emphasis has been put on installing blanking panels to reduce cold and hot air from mixing in data centers, encouraging customers to employ virtualization to consolidate servers and minimize idle servers that consume energy, and deploying Energy Star certified networking equipment whenever possible."

1102 GRAND is a Midwestern carrier hotel and network neutral collocation facility specifically enhanced with the infrastructure to host and provide services to an array of global network operators including carriers, service providers and enterprise customers who demand highly secure and connected, customized solutions for their core networking equipment. 1102 GRAND offers a wide array of collocation options including cabinets, cage space, suites and space for private data centers, all of which are connected to a carrier neutral Meet Me Room, housing carriers and service providers including AT&T, Level (3), Verizon Business, Time Warner Cable, Cox Communication, and Qwest. Go to www.1102grand.com/blog for more green energy tips.

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