Involta, the owner of a 4-year-old facility in Akron that holds troves of computerized data for customers, said Friday that customer demand is prompting it to build a second data center in Northeast Ohio.



This one will be on now vacant land on Pleasant Valley Road in Independence.



The planned 25,000 square-foot Independence facility will include storage space, mechanical and electrical infrastructure and office space for use by clients customers who store their data at the center.



Like its Akron counterpart, it will be highly secure.





A fiber ring will connect the Independence facility to the concrete-block building on Miller Avenue in Akron. This means customers can keep data at both facilities, with the fiber ring allowing for real-time replication of data in case of a disaster or more common occurrence, should as a problem with a router.

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