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GM Invests $130M in Michigan To Consolidate IT

June 7, 2011

WARREN, MI-General Motors Co. has plans to invest $130-million to build an Information Technology Operations and Command Center that will house the company’s information technology infrastructure and create a new enterprise data center on the campus of GM’s Michigan Technical Center in Warren, MI. GM said the investment, which should be completed by 2015, will add 25 jobs, reduce operating costs and lessen energy consumption by 40%.

The company plans for the new Operations and Command Center to qualify for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEEDS) certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. The new enterprise data center will employ IT laboratories and serve as a central unit for monitoring GM’s digital applications globally, GM said.