(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – DataChambers, a North Carolina information technology company, and Castle & Cooke, Inc., the developer of the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, today announced that Clancy & Theys Construction Company has been selected as General Contractor for the company’s new 50,000-square-foot data center at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, N.C.
Clancy & Theys Construction Company was founded in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1949 and
is among the top U.S. builders of office buildings, warehouse and distribution projects and specialties, including research and development facilities. Clancy & Theys has also become a technology leader, using Building Information Modeling (BIM) and computer tablets for field communication and planning.
“The company has long been known for its spirit and practice of collaboration and understands the level of fortitude we require from all our facilities,” says Nicholas Kottyan, DataChambers CEO. “We also will incorporate the latest LEED standards developed by the U.S. Green Building Council for energy efficient operation, and Clancy & Theys has a proven track record in that regard.”
To meet the rigorous standards of DataChambers and its clients, the new center will be built to withstand hurricane-force winds and will feature state-of-the-art systems for power, security, HVAC and network connectivity. Officials at the NCRC say the facility will strengthen the campus technology infrastructure and provide a critical Charlotte-area resource.
DataChambers currently operates data centers in Winston-Salem and Raleigh. The facility at NCRC is scheduled to be completed by late-2014 and will be staffed by 20 to 30 IT professionals around the clock. DataChambers plans to host client systems at the new facility and offers a variety of outsourced information technology services, including IaaS, colocation, hosting and business recovery services.
DataChambers, headquartered in Winston-Salem, N.C., is a North State Communications company specializing in information technology services. DataChambers offers a full range of IT Hosting services, infrastructure management and monitoring services, colocation and cloud solutions, and backup and recovery options. The company is SSAE 16 Type II audited and meets rigorous national standards for safeguarding client systems and data. For more information, visit http://www.datachambers.com.
About the North Carolina Research Campus
The N.C. Research Campus is a 350-acre campus in Kannapolis, N.C., just north of Charlotte, which is home to corporate, academic and healthcare partners focused on advancing science at the intersection of human health, agriculture and nutrition. Research and product development primarily focuses on breeding healthier fruits and vegetables, developing more effective functional food products and targeting new plant-based therapeutic and personalized approaches to the prevention and treatment of disease. The NCRC has a million square feet of lab and office space under management that includes five buildings and the research power of nine world-renowned universities and colleges in North Carolina. In addition to the university presence, the NCRC is home to General Mills, Sensory Spectrum, Monsanto, LabCorp and Dole Foods, Inc. For more information, visithttp://www.ncresearchcampus.net.