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SC: Green Cloud Technologies Growing, Investing $7.8M, Creating 50 Jobs

25 Sep, 2018


Green Cloud Technologies, one of the nation's fastest-growing providers of hosted solutions and services, announced the opening of its new Greenville County headquarters. The company's $7.8 million investment is projected to create approximately 50 new jobs over the next five years.

Green Cloud Technologies was founded in 2011 by a team of industry veterans with more than a century of combined information technology, telecom and communications experience. The start-up was established with a business model focused on building partner networks and providing customers with world-class servers, as well as backup and recovery solutions. The company's expansive suite of Cisco-powered, cloud-based products, services and support is scalable to applications of any size - from small and medium-size businesses to enterprise-class organizations.

Previously housed in Greenville's NEXT Innovation Center, Green Cloud Technologies' new, 14,470-square-foot headquarters facility is located in the Haywood Ridge Office Park at 510 Airport Road in Greenville, S.C. The new facility offers convenient access to Interstate 385 and the Greenville Downtown Airport. Those interested in joining the Green Cloud Technologies team can visit the company's website at www.gogreencloud.com.

The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits related to this project.

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"Many across the state of South Carolina are dedicated to supporting an entrepreneurial business environment and training a highly-skilled workforce, so companies like Green Cloud can compete against any global tech company. Our new, modern office will accommodate our projected growth and build on our culture of innovation, teamwork and collaboration, so we can continue to deliver sophisticated, cloud-based technology solutions to our customers." -Green Cloud Technologies Co-Founder and CEO Keith Coker

 "South Carolina is on the cutting edge of industry, and with companies like Green Cloud Technologies investing and growing in our state, that trend will only continue. I congratulate this innovative company and wish them continued success within our borders and beyond." -Gov. Henry McMaster

 "Once a tobacco, textiles and tourism state, South Carolina now features a complex, highly-advanced economy that is the perfect home for innovative companies like Green Cloud Technologies. I congratulate this great company on their continued growth and look forward to seeing them thrive for years to come." -Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt

 "We are proud of the growth of Green Cloud Technologies in Greenville, and we are confident in their continued success in providing vital services in a growing area of innovation. Green Cloud Technologies' decision to grow its team and headquarters in Greenville County acknowledges our highly-skilled workforce, our technology-driven business ecosystem and our appreciation for business enterprises in Greenville County." -Greenville County Council Chairman H.G. "Butch" Kirven Jr.

 Five Fast Facts

  • Green Cloud Technologies is growing its Greenville County headquarters.
  • $7.8 million investment to create 50 new jobs.
  • Green Cloud Technologies is a provider of hosted solutions and cloud services to businesses.
  • The company's new, 14,470-square-foot headquarters facility will be located in the Haywood Ridge Office Park at 510 Airport Road in Greenville, S.C.
  • Those interested in joining the Green Cloud Technologies team should visit the company's website at www.gogreencloud.com.

About S.C. Department of Commerce

As South Carolina's leading economic development agency, the Department of Commerce works to recruit new businesses and help existing business grow. S.C. Commerce has recruited world-class companies to South Carolina such as BMW, Boeing, Continental, Giti Tire, LPL Financial Holdings, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Samsung, Toray and Volvo Cars and also supports startups, small and existing business, innovation and rural development initiatives. S.C. Commerce partners with the S.C. Technical College System via readySC to support workforce training and recruiting, and with the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce, which provides worker training and employment opportunities within the state. With a strong international footprint, the Palmetto State ranked No. 1 in the nation for attracting jobs through foreign investment on a per capita basis in 2018 -- extending its streak of top three finishes since 2011. For more information, visit www.SCcommerce.com.

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