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

aap3

100 Cascade Pointe Lane, Cary, NC

Allscripts

8529 Six Forks Road, Raleigh, NC

APEX Analytix

1501 Highwoods Boulevard, Greensboro, NC

AvidXchange

1111 Metropolitan Avenue, Charlotte, NC

Bandwidth.com

900 Main Campus Drive, Raleigh, NC

Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions

4855 Milestone Avenue, Kannapolis, NC

ChannelAdvisor

2701 Aerial Center Parkway, Morrisville, NC

Cisco

Cisco

7025 Kit Creek Road, Research Triangle Park, Morrisville, NC

Citrix

Citrix

120 South West Street, Raleigh, NC

Cloudbilt

5727 Westpark Drive, Charlotte, NC

CommScope

Data Chambers

2100 Garner Station Boulevard, Raleigh, NC

Data Chambers

465 Charles Babbage Lane, Kannapolis, NC

DC74 Data Centers

3101 International Airport Drive, Charlotte, NC

EMC Corporation

EMC Corporation

62 TW Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, Durham, NC

Epic Games

620 Crossroads Boulevard, Cary, NC

ettain group

127 West Worthington Avenue, Charlotte, NC

Fujitsu North America

14101 Capital Boulevard, Youngsville, NC

Global Knowledge Training

9000 Regency Parkway, Cary, NC

Google

Google

708 Lynhaven Drive, Lenoir, NC

HCL

HCL

11000 Regency Parkway, Cary, NC

IBM

IBM

3039 East Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, Durham, NC

Ipreo

421 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, NC

Jackrabbit Technologies

9820 Northcross Center Court, Huntersville, NC

Lenovo North America

Lenovo North America

1009 Think Place, Morrisville, North Carolina 27560

LexisNexis

1801 Varsity Drive, Raleigh, NC

M*Modal

2121 RDU Center Drive, Morrisville, NC

Maxpoint

3020 Carrington Mill Boulevard, Morrisville, NC

Microsoft

Microsoft

8055 Microsoft Way, Charlotte, NC

NetApp

NetApp

7301 Kit Creek Road, Research Triangle Park, Morrisville, NC

OnRamp

8020 Arco Corporate Drive, Raleigh, NC

Oracle

Oracle

8081 Arco Corporate Drive, Raleigh, NC

Peak 10

8910 Lenox Pointe Drive, Charlotte, NC

Premier

13034 Ballantyne Corporate Place, Charlotte, NC

Prometheus Group

1101 Haynes Street, Raleigh, NC

Red Hat

Red Hat

100 East Davie Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601

SAS

SAS

100 SAS Campus Drive, Cary, North Carolina 27513

Sentinel Data Centers

2223 Northeast Creek Parkway, Durham, NC

SnapAV

1800 Continental Boulevard, Charlotte, NC

Technology Partners

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

Xerox

2641 Sumner Boulevard, Raleigh, NC

Competitive Advantages

Business-Friendly Environment

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 2016.

Low Tax Burden

At 3 percent, North Carolina has the lowest corporate income tax rate in the United States. In fact, North Carolina offers a low tax burden across the board. Ernst & Young and the Council on State Taxation rank North Carolina No. 1 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.

 

Booming Industry

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.

Workforce

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.

Research Infrastructure

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

NC IDEA promotes young, high-growth technology companies in North Carolina’s information technology, medical diagnostics and devices, material sciences, and green technologies industries.