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Data center planned for old McRae's

Venyu, a Baton Rouge-based data company, will transform the former McRae’s department store at Meadowbrook Road and State Street in Jackson into a technology center for hosting new businesses and a workforce training center and will erect a building to be leased by the Center for Telehealth, part of the Mississippi Medical Center.
Details of the development will  be revealed Tuesday at noon at the site by representatives of the company, Gov. Phil Bryant, Mayor Tony Yarber and UMC officials, according to a Monday release from the medical center.
Founded in 1989, Venyu offers managed hosting, cloud and data protection, according to an article on the Data Center Knowledge website. Venyu opened a second facility in Baton Rouge in April 2014, investing $14 million in a 23,000-square-foot center.

 

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About Ross Reily

Ross Reily is editor of the Mississippi Business Journal. He is a husband to an amazing wife, dad to 3 crazy kids and 2 dogs. He is also a fan of the Delta State Fighting Okra and the Boston Red Sox.

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