Dozens of world-renowned information-sensitive companies have banking, credit,financial services and data center operations in Greensboro and Guilford County, along with facilities that provide support for the specialized business services industry.
Excellent power reliability, dual feed capacity, low utility costs, a mild climate, low risk of natural disasters and multiple network/communications providers are only a few of the reasons why Greensboro has been named one of the best locations for mission critical facilities.
Greensboro has reliable technology infrastructure, including redundant power feeds and fiber connectivity. Our community is particularly well suited for highly secure data centers, call center operations, and mission-critical facilities.
- Excellent power reliability and dual-feed capability
- Low utility costs – average Duke Energy industrial rates
- Robust telecommunications infrastructure including:
- Sonet/DWDM ring technologies
- Multiple network/communications providers
- 3,200 free cooling hours – stable, mild temperatures, relatively dry
- Low risk of natural disasters
- Certain Internet data center facilities are exempt from sales and use tax in North Carolina
Outstanding Educational Institutions
A wide variety of pertinent undergraduate and advanced degrees are offered by Greensboro colleges and universities. MBA programs are offered by UNCG, Wake Forest University and Elon University, which also has a School of Law in downtown Greensboro.
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) has graduate programs in Information Systems & Operations Management, Computer Science, and Information & Technology Management as well as a Ph.D. in Information Systems.
North Carolina A&T State University (NC A&T) offers a concentration in Management Information Systems as a part of their Master of Science in Management program. NC A&T also offers an undergraduate program in Computer Engineering.
Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC) provides customized, industry-specific workforce training programs to help companies achieve a world-class workforce. Through the Quick Jobs program, GTCC offers a wide variety of skill-specific courses to prepare workers in 90 days or less for jobs such as customer relations specialists, credit/collections specialists and bank tellers at affordable prices with convenient times and locations.
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