IT disaster center at WSU lands Ohio funding

Wright State is expanding its data backup and recovery capabilities with more than $800,000 approved by the State Controlling Board on Monday.

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The money will help pay for network routers and for WSU’s portion of a remote information technology disaster recovery site in Fairborn, according to the university’s request to the board.

Wright State is collaborating with Ohio University on the data center to lower costs.

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The data center allows for quick recovery and protection of university functions and data, allowing the university to re-establish service quickly to thousands of students, faculty, staff, visitors, and community partners, according to the request.

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