American Express is Mystery NC Prospect

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American Express is the mystery company considering sites in North Carolina and Iowa for a $400 million data center project, according to local media. The financial services company is negotiating incentives with Guilford County and the city of Greensboro, North Carolina, according to the News & Record. The paper says the company is also considering Des Moines, Iowa.

If American Express picks Greensboro, it would continue the momentum for North Carolina as a data center magnet. The state has traditionally had a strong data center cluster in Research Triangle, but is now seeing gains in the western portion of the state as well. Here’s a look at some of our previous coverage of North Carolina projects:

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor-in-chief of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

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