(The Hosting News) – Time Warner Cable is planning two new data centers in Charlotte, North Carolina and with the move comes an expected 225 jobs, good news for the city’s economy.
The construction of the facilities expands upon the company’s already large presence in the state. According Time Warner Cable East Region VP of Operations Carol Hevey, the new jobs that the expansion provides will increase the presence of Time Warner Cable employees in the state to over 6,400.
The centers will provide the company with deployment of their services. Such aspects of the services include video and voice. The first facility is expected to be completed sometime next year while the second is expected to be completed by 2013.
Even the state’s top executive commented on the news. Included in the press release by Time Warner, Governor Bev Perdue stated, “Time Warner Cable’s sustained ability to grow in our state shows that we are providing the business environment, skilled workforce and infrastructure that businesses need.”
The total cost of the expansion is expected to total to over $101 million dollars, according to the press release concerning the matter.
One of the energy efficient centers will cover 178,000 square feet and will harness a virtual cloud environment. Meanwhile, the second data center will occupy 103,500 square feet.
Time Warner Cable is headquartered in Manhattan, New York and is one the largest cable operators within the United States. In recent years North Carolina has been a popular area for data center construction. Such top companies having facilities in the state include Google and Apple. You can view an entire press release by Time Warner Cable here: http://ir.timewarnercable.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=207717&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=1583891&highlight=