Venyu opens new $14 million data center in BR

Data center and cloud-based services firm Venyu is today celebrating the opening of its new $14 million, 23,000-square-foot facility at the...

Baton Rouge Business Report: A Walk in the Cloud

Talk of the cloud is all the rage in corporate technology circles, and some business owners may find the buzz a little off-putting, or even...

Venyu Opens 23,000 Sq Ft Data Center Expansion In Louisiana

Louisiana data center services provider Venyu has expanded its flagship Baton Rouge data center in Louisiana by 23,000 sq ft. The US$14m...

MSP Venyu Integrates Security from Alert Logic

As managed service providers (MSPs) increasingly diversify their offerings through partnerships and integrations, securing cloud offerings...

Venyu Wins 2011 Communications Solutions Product of the Year

Venyu announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named VenyuCloud as a recipient of a 2011 Communications Solutions...

Venyu News and Press

Data Recovery Provider, Venyu, Sponsors CajunCodefest 2.0

Showcasing its reputation as the market’s leading provider of business continuity, cloud-based virtualization and battle-tested data recovery solutions, Venyu today announced the company is a Silver Sponsor at the nation’s top event for software coders and VIPs. CajunCodeFest 2.0 brings together innovative thinkers and programmers for an exciting two-day coding competition – focused on transforming data into actionable business healthcare solutions.

Venyu Sponsors the Shamrock Color 5K + Block Party

Venyu joins a colorful group of local organizations in sponsorship of The Shamrock Color 5K + Block Party, benefiting the CoHabitat Foundation and Downtown Shreveport Unlimited. Taking place Saturday, March 16th from 2-6 p.m. at Festival Plaza in Downtown Shreveport, a group of Venyu participants will run and walk through a gauntlet of cornstarch and FD&C approved colorants every kilometer of the course, to help raise funds for local causes.

Venyu's Data Recovery and Cloud Services Propel 2012 Growth

Strengthening its reputation as a leading provider of business continuity, cloud-based virtualization and battle-tested data recovery solutions, Venyu today announced the company achieved strong performance in 2012. The company now counts three top sports franchises among its portfolio of new customers, while taking home multiple editorial honors and introducing a new VMware vCloud-powered service during the year.

NBA Team Rebounds From IT Disaster

When Tod Caflisch joined the New Orleans Hornets as vice president of IT in 2007, the entire pro basketball franchise was returning from a unplanned two-year stay in Oklahoma following Hurricane Katrina. While the team's tenure in Oklahoma City proved a boon for that city's basketball fans, it was a situation no one wanted to repeat.

"It was a crash and burn when the hurricane hit," says Caflisch. Tape backups to an Iron Mountain offsite were the sum total of the IT's disaster preparedness. "Priority number one for me was to put a legitimate business-continuity and disaster-recovery plan in place before the next hurricane."

Caflisch opted for a replicated hot site, created and hosted by Venyu in Baton Rouge, La. "New Orleans is six feet under [sea level], so flooding--and access to facilities because of flooding--was something we had to address," he says. "The sole dependence that was ultimately out of our control was power." Battery backups will buy a data center only so much time. Venyu's site is located close enough to be convenient if the Hornets need to move operations staff to the hot site, and yet far enough away that "there was never a single hurricane that took them both out," Caflisch says.

Louisiana Incubator Helps New Start-Ups With Venyu Cloud Services

Continuing to nurture its leadership as a provider of business continuity, cloud services and battle-tested data recovery solutions, Venyu today announced Louisiana Technology Park as the latest customer leveraging their new cloud-based services. Providing an incubation environment to start-up companies, the Tech Park is making use of Venyu’s secure and highly-redundant data center features to empower entrepreneurs with enterprise-class, IT resources on a tight budget.

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