The place: rural North Carolina, about 40 miles outside of Charlotte in a small town called Shelby. Population: 20,276.
At first glance it’s an unlikely place to be the home of the future of mission critical operations – but nothing could be further from the truth.
It all began in fall 2013 when the U.S. Department of Labor Employment Training Administration provided a $23 million dollar grant to establish The National Consortium for Mission Critical Operations or NCMCO. Cleveland Community College, along with other academic and industry partners is leading the development of a comprehensive Mission Critical Operations academic program. This grant is the largest ever awarded to North Carolina Community Colleges.
Having been at the forefront of precision cooling design and development for over five decades, Data Aire is no stranger to “revolutions”. They are a natural fit for the program, as their popular gForce line of CRAC units have a proven track record of reliability, energy efficiency and customization flexibility.