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New data center in Greenville County brings expected investment of more than $200M over next few years – WYFF4 Greenville

A new data center is coming to Greenville County. DC BLOX will be located in Global Business Park bordering I-85 and close by Clemson Universitys CU-ICAR campus.

A new data center is coming to Greenville County. DC BLOX will be located in Global Business Park bordering I-85 and close by Clemson Universitys CU-ICAR campus. The new data center will bring five high-paying new positions initially to the community along with an expected investment of over $200 million combined between DC BLOX and their tenant customers over the next few years."Organizations across the Carolinas and North Georgia have increasing demand for a Tier III rated regional data center that can provide the security, reliability, cost efficiency and expertise that lets them focus resources strategically," a news release said. "DC BLOX is answering that need by unveiling plans today to establish its next state-of-the-art data center in Greenville County, South Carolina."DC BLOX believes in serving locally and connecting globally, said Jeff Uphues, CEO of DC BLOX. We have long been attracted to this booming economic region and are grateful to Greenville County, the Greenville Area Development Corporation, City of Greenville and the South Carolina Department of Commerce for working collaboratively with us to create a strong business case for DC BLOX to come to Greenville. We are excited to be able to serve South Carolina businesses and the greater Greenville and Upstate community.The new Greenville data center will join the interconnected data center fabric of DC BLOXs sites in Birmingham, Atlanta, Huntsville and Chattanooga. Customers of the new Greenville data center will have access to DC BLOXs full range of co-location, connectivity and cloud storage solutions, including private, 100Gbps+ capacity network access to carriers, public cloud providers and internet exchanges.The 6-acre location will have five data halls with 45,000 square feet of data center space, capable of 15 megawatts of critical power, secure storage and shared and dedicated office space ideal for locating enterprise Security Operations Centers (SOC). Company officials say the Greenville data center will be the first of its kind in South Carolina, including the security required to protect Controlled Unclassified Information. DC BLOX is addressing changes in the technology landscape, which are driving many organizations to increased digitization and distribution of IT infrastructure, including mobile applications, the Internet of Things, and the cloud. Recognizing surging demand in underserved markets across the Southeast, DC BLOX brings data center, connectivity and cloud capabilities that have previously been available only in major metropolitan areas to underserved regions and markets. Its exciting to see another company recognize the benefits of doing business here in South Carolina. We celebrate DC BLOXs decision to locate in Greenville County, and we look forward to seeing them grow here in the Palmetto State, stated South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster. DC BLOXs decision to locate its high-tech operations here is another sign that South Carolinas business-friendly climate, infrastructure and skilled workforce are attracting companies to our state. This investment is a win for the Greenville area and the entire state of South Carolina, added Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt. The new facility is expected to begin construction in the first quarter 2021 and be operational by the third quarter. Individuals and suppliers interested in joining with DC BLOX should visit the organization online at dcblox.com for more information.As a state-of-the art data center provider committed to serving locally and connecting globally, DC BLOX brings well-paying jobs and significant capital investment to Greenville. With its customers, it will help Greenville County accelerate economic growth and build on our reputation as a world-class technology community. DC BLOX is a welcome addition to the mix of companies doing business here and should attract interest from many others, said Greenville County Council Chairman and Greenville Area Development Corporation board member H.G. "Butch" Kirven. It was a pleasure to meet with Jeff and his team two years ago when they began to explore Greenville, said Greenville Mayor Knox White. We welcome this company with cutting-edge technology solutions that is committed to serving locally and connecting globally. DC BLOX will create an attractive environment for other organizations seeking to do business in our region.Duke Energys Carolina Investment Fund for economic development has approved a grant toward project expenditures incurred by the company, while the Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved a $50,000 Set Aside grant to Greenville County to assist with the costs of site preparation and building improvements.

A new data center is coming to Greenville County.

DC BLOX will be located in Global Business Park bordering I-85 and close by Clemson Universitys CU-ICAR campus.

The new data center will bring five high-paying new positions initially to the community along with an expected investment of over $200 million combined between DC BLOX and their tenant customers over the next few years.

"Organizations across the Carolinas and North Georgia have increasing demand for a Tier III rated regional data center that can provide the security, reliability, cost efficiency and expertise that lets them focus resources strategically," a news release said. "DC BLOX is answering that need by unveiling plans today to establish its next state-of-the-art data center in Greenville County, South Carolina."

DC BLOX believes in serving locally and connecting globally, said Jeff Uphues, CEO of DC BLOX. We have long been attracted to this booming economic region and are grateful to Greenville County, the Greenville Area Development Corporation, City of Greenville and the South Carolina Department of Commerce for working collaboratively with us to create a strong business case for DC BLOX to come to Greenville. We are excited to be able to serve South Carolina businesses and the greater Greenville and Upstate community.

The new Greenville data center will join the interconnected data center fabric of DC BLOXs sites in Birmingham, Atlanta, Huntsville and Chattanooga.

Customers of the new Greenville data center will have access to DC BLOXs full range of co-location, connectivity and cloud storage solutions, including private, 100Gbps+ capacity network access to carriers, public cloud providers and internet exchanges.

The 6-acre location will have five data halls with 45,000 square feet of data center space, capable of 15 megawatts of critical power, secure storage and shared and dedicated office space ideal for locating enterprise Security Operations Centers (SOC).

Company officials say the Greenville data center will be the first of its kind in South Carolina, including the security required to protect Controlled Unclassified Information.

DC BLOX is addressing changes in the technology landscape, which are driving many organizations to increased digitization and distribution of IT infrastructure, including mobile applications, the Internet of Things, and the cloud. Recognizing surging demand in underserved markets across the Southeast, DC BLOX brings data center, connectivity and cloud capabilities that have previously been available only in major metropolitan areas to underserved regions and markets.

Its exciting to see another company recognize the benefits of doing business here in South Carolina. We celebrate DC BLOXs decision to locate in Greenville County, and we look forward to seeing them grow here in the Palmetto State, stated South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster.

DC BLOXs decision to locate its high-tech operations here is another sign that South Carolinas business-friendly climate, infrastructure and skilled workforce are attracting companies to our state. This investment is a win for the Greenville area and the entire state of South Carolina, added Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt.

The new facility is expected to begin construction in the first quarter 2021 and be operational by the third quarter. Individuals and suppliers interested in joining with DC BLOX should visit the organization online at dcblox.com for more information.

As a state-of-the art data center provider committed to serving locally and connecting globally, DC BLOX brings well-paying jobs and significant capital investment to Greenville. With its customers, it will help Greenville County accelerate economic growth and build on our reputation as a world-class technology community. DC BLOX is a welcome addition to the mix of companies doing business here and should attract interest from many others, said Greenville County Council Chairman and Greenville Area Development Corporation board member H.G. "Butch" Kirven.

It was a pleasure to meet with Jeff and his team two years ago when they began to explore Greenville, said Greenville Mayor Knox White. We welcome this company with cutting-edge technology solutions that is committed to serving locally and connecting globally. DC BLOX will create an attractive environment for other organizations seeking to do business in our region.

Duke Energys Carolina Investment Fund for economic development has approved a grant toward project expenditures incurred by the company, while the Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved a $50,000 Set Aside grant to Greenville County to assist with the costs of site preparation and building improvements.

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New data center in Greenville County brings expected investment of more than $200M over next few years - WYFF4 Greenville