We are about six weeks away from the opening of a major data center in Central Oregon. Bend Broadband will soon complete phase one of a three phase project they feel will be an incentive to come to Central Oregon: “The vault is a project that will help attract businesses to Central Oregon and help get people back to work. It's another economic driver that we can put in our asset column here in Central Oregon.” The data center is called the Bend Broadband vault and will house data and computers from businesses that rent space. The 30,000 square foot facility has solar panels lining the roof that will provide about 10% of the facilities needs. That is enough electricity to power dozens of homes.