Microsoft is continuing to expand its data center presence around the world as their cloud services is growing more than the industry average. Earlier this week, they announced that they are expanding their data center investment in Virginia with a $346 million investment which will create 90 new jobs in that area. Read the full press release below, RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Microsoft Corp. will invest $346.7 million to expand its data center site in Mecklenburg County and increase capacity to serve its growing customer base. Virginia successfully competed against other sites in the U.S. for the project, which will create 90 new jobs. Microsoft’s original project in 2010 involved an investment of up to $499 million and 50 new jobs. In 2011 the company invested an additional $150 million to expand the site, and in 2013 announced a $348 million expansion. Speaking about today’s announcement, Governor McAuliffe said, ...

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