Major information technology companies call North Carolina home, and growing companies flock to North Carolina for its business advantages and active entrepreneurial environment.
Information Technology Companies in North Carolina
100 Cascade Pointe Lane, Cary, NC
8529 Six Forks Road, Raleigh, NC
1501 Highwoods Boulevard, Greensboro, NC
1111 Metropolitan Avenue, Charlotte, NC
900 Main Campus Drive, Raleigh, NC
Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions
4855 Milestone Avenue, Kannapolis, NC
2701 Aerial Center Parkway, Morrisville, NC
7025 Kit Creek Road, Research Triangle Park, Morrisville, NC
120 South West Street, Raleigh, NC
5727 Westpark Drive, Charlotte, NC
2100 Garner Station Boulevard, Raleigh, NC
465 Charles Babbage Lane, Kannapolis, NC
DC74 Data Centers
3101 International Airport Drive, Charlotte, NC
62 TW Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, Durham, NC
620 Crossroads Boulevard, Cary, NC
127 West Worthington Avenue, Charlotte, NC
Fujitsu North America
14101 Capital Boulevard, Youngsville, NC
Global Knowledge Training
9000 Regency Parkway, Cary, NC
708 Lynhaven Drive, Lenoir, NC
11000 Regency Parkway, Cary, NC
3039 East Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, Durham, NC
421 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, NC
9820 Northcross Center Court, Huntersville, NC
Lenovo North America
1009 Think Place, Morrisville, North Carolina 27560
1801 Varsity Drive, Raleigh, NC
2121 RDU Center Drive, Morrisville, NC
3020 Carrington Mill Boulevard, Morrisville, NC
8055 Microsoft Way, Charlotte, NC
7301 Kit Creek Road, Research Triangle Park, Morrisville, NC
8020 Arco Corporate Drive, Raleigh, NC
8081 Arco Corporate Drive, Raleigh, NC
8910 Lenox Pointe Drive, Charlotte, NC
13034 Ballantyne Corporate Place, Charlotte, NC
1101 Haynes Street, Raleigh, NC
100 East Davie Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
100 SAS Campus Drive, Cary, North Carolina 27513
Sentinel Data Centers
2223 Northeast Creek Parkway, Durham, NC
1800 Continental Boulevard, Charlotte, NC
6000 Fairview Road, Charlotte, NC
Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions
3039 East Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, Durham, NC
Windstream Hosted Solutions
4120 Main at North Hills Street, Raleigh, NC
2641 Sumner Boulevard, Raleigh, NC
North Carolina consistently ranks as a top state for business due to its strong labor force, centralized location and low taxes. In fact, Forbes rated North Carolina the No. 2 Best State for Business in 2015.
Favorable Tax Environment
At 4 percent, North Carolina has the lowest corporate income tax rate in the Southeast. In fact, Ernst & Young and the Council on State Taxation rank North Carolina No. 3 for lowest state and local tax burden in the U.S.
Reliable, Low-Cost Electricity
North Carolina’s average industrial electricity rates run more than 8 percent less than the U.S. average.
Low Construction Costs
Average construction costs in North Carolina’s metropolitan areas are 18 percent below national average.
Research Triangle Park
Research Triangle Park (RTP), the largest research park in the U.S., is home to more than 200 of the world’s most innovative and cutting-edge companies and 50,000 of its brightest people. The park anchors world-leading clusters in information technology, cleantech and life sciences.
North Carolina has the second-fastest growing information technology industry in the U.S., growing 26 percent since 2010. The state’s software and telecommunications sector has grown 38 percent in the past five years.
Robust Technology Workforce
126,000+ North Carolina residents make up the state’s robust and growing IT workforce. In fact, North Carolina ranks No. 2 for STEM program completions in the Southeastern U.S., and is a leading state for STEM job growth.
Three Tier 1 Research Universities
North Carolina has the highest concentration of Tier 1 research universities in the country. Duke University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University are located within 25 miles of one another, and contribute to an established workforce pipeline, active industry partnerships and an innovative business environment.
North Carolina Community College System
North Carolina’s 58-campus, nationally recognized community college system educates the state’s food manufacturing workforce through industry-relevant programs such as food science and technology, foodservice technology, applied animal science technology and horticulture technology.
NCWorks Customized Training Program
NCWorks is a comprehensive workforce development program that includes an online jobs database for talent recruiters and job seekers alike. NCWorks also features a customized training program for new and existing businesses in the state.
North Carolina Technology Association
The North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA) is a non-profit association working to advance the state’s technology industry. The association has 750+ member companies, organizations and institutions representing more than 150,000 North Carolina-based employees.
Centennial Campus at North Carolina State University
Centennial Campus provides a vibrant space for university, industry and government partners to interact in multidisciplinary programs to solve contemporary problems. Its 1,334-acre campus provides office, lab and technology incubator space for more than 1,600 corporate and government employees working in such areas as open source networking, advanced analytics, nanotechnology, green grid technology, biomedical engineering and biomanufacturing.
Institute for Advanced Analytics at N.C. State University
N.C. State has pioneered the first Master of Science in Analytics program in the U.S. The MSA is an intensive, full-time, 10-month learning experience with an innovative curriculum developed exclusively for students in the program.
The Iron Yard
The Iron Yard is a full-time code school, working to train developers to fuel North Carolina’s technology economy. Classes are held in the American Underground in Durham and at Packard Place in Charlotte, near and among some of the state’s most promising tech start-ups and creative entrepreneurs.
NC IDEA promotes young, high-growth technology companies in North Carolina’s information technology, medical diagnostics and devices, material sciences, and green technologies industries.
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