General Motors is still letting us now how it’s allocating its $2 billion in U.S. investment that it recently announced for 17 facilities in eight states. The Detroit automaker announced yesterday that it will invest $130 million to build an enterprise data center at its Technical Center campus in Warren, Mich. The investment will add 25 high-tech jobs and will expand and renovate a former administrative building.
“Design is under way on the renovation and construction, with the final phase scheduled for completion in 2015,” GM said. The $130 million investment will in a state-of-the-art Information Technology (IT) Operations and Command Center that will reduce operating costs and cuts energy use by 40 percent.
“This new facility and other GM data centers around the world support the tools the company needs to design, build and sell the world’s best vehicles through digital applications enabling all business functions,” said Terry Kline, GM vice president and chief information officer.
– By: Omar Rana