IT contractor Computer Sciences Corp. (CSC) has developed plans for a 240,000 square foot data center in Research Triangle Park in North Carolina, contingent upon it being awarded a large federal contract. The company has told local offcials that it will invest $250 million 
to convert a property owned by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency into a data center campus. The 400,000 square foot property at 86 T.W. Alexander Drive has been vacant for five years, and Durham County officials stand ready to offer $1 million in job creation incentives if CSC moves ahead with the project.
The CSC proposal is the latest in a series of high-profile data center projects and expansions in the Research Triangle market. Last week Network Appliance (NTAP) confirmed its decision to build a 130,000 square foot data center in Research Triangle 
, and managed hosting provider Peak 10 announced a major expansion of its flagship data center in Raleigh 
. Those two projects, combined with the proposed CSC facility, represent potential growth of 400,000 square feet of data center space in the area in just the past month.
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 invest $250 million : http://www.newsobserver.com/104/story/574197.html
 data center in Research Triangle: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2007/May/11/netapp_confirms_research_triangle_site.html
 data center in Raleigh: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2007/Apr/25/peak_10_expands_raleigh_facility.html
 Rich Miller: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/author/richm/
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