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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Bell Aliant To Build $25M Data Centre

The Premier calls it a good news announcement.   

Bell Aliant announcing a 25 million dollar data centre will be built in Millidgeville creating 50 jobs between construction and operation.

Bell Aliant CEO Karen Sheriff says businesses needs reliable and secure data services and the company is making the infrastructure changes to meet that need.

She explains the concept of big data saying most companies have large data sets with increasing numbers of customers and internal data.

When asked when the facility will be built, Sheriff said soon.

 The new data centre will go up on land the company already owns.

The province is contributing $5 million dollars to the project.