Barclays Global Investors Opens Data Center To House Servers

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SACRAMENTO, Calif.--Barclays Global Investors has opened an 18,000-square-foot data center here, replacing two existing sites, one in Sacramento and a second at its headquarters in San Francisco. The center will be staffed by 20 technical support employees and another 20 people in operations support.

"We'd outgrown our other data centers, and we realized we were going to need more room," says Calvin Swain, BGI's manager for the data center, which is supporting trading and investment operation