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New $100 million data center planned for Eagan

Eagan will be home to a new data center--helping to establish the city as a major telecommunications hub in the state. The Pioneer Press reports a North Carolina company is behind the project.
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Eagan will be home to a new data center--helping to establish the city as a major telecommunications hub in the state. The Pioneer Press reports a North Carolina company is behind the project.

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