Governor Announces Microsft Expansion In Wyoming
Governor Matt Mead joined Microsoft for its announcement that it will expand its data center operations in Wyoming. Microsoft’s first Wyoming data center west of Cheyenne, opened in late 2013. Microsoft will invest $274 million in the new data center, bringing the total investment in the area to nearly $500 million.
“I have made growth of Wyoming’s technology sector a priority. Wyoming has so many comparative advantages for data centers. I have worked with the Legislature to position Wyoming as a competitive location for these high-valued projects, It is exciting to see these efforts produce results. I thank Microsoft for investing here and for the jobs and capital facilities it creates.”
“Microsoft is excited to expand its datacenter operations in Cheyenne. This will ensure the best possible delivery of cloud infrastructure and services to our current and future customers in Wyoming and the surrounding region, We have a strong working relationship with the Governor’s Office, Cheyenne LEADS staff and local officials who help make Wyoming an optimal place for Microsoft to do business.”