American Express is Mystery NC Prospect

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 at large 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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