NCRC News & DataChambers
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. –DataChambers, a North Carolina information technology company, and Castle & Cooke, Inc., the developer of the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, 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.
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 have 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 understand the level of fortitude we require from all our facilities” said Nicholas Kottyan, DataChambers CEO. “It also will incorporate the latest LEED standards developed by the U.S. Green Building Council for energy efficient operation, and Clancy & Theys have 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 said 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.