SAS Green Data Center in North Carolina

SAS Cary NC green data center
As SAS shifts its strategy to on-demand and hosted systems, it is investing in a large cloud computing data center facility to manage the growth in future computing capacity. The new green data center will meet LEED standards and be positioned for future expansion. …

… “In keeping with SAS’ commitment to protecting the environment, the facility will be built to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards for water and energy conservation. The sustainable construction methods encourage recycling of materials, similar to the Executive Briefing Center under construction on the Cary campus. SAS’ first LEED building, SAS Canada’s headquarters in Toronto, opened in April 2006. In keeping with LEED standards, about 60 percent of the project’s construction and equipment spending will be in North Carolina. Approximately 1,000 people will be involved in its design and construction. The facility will include two 10,000-square-foot server farms. ” …

Via : SAS to build $70 million cloud computing facility | SAS Press Releases

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