By Dale Denwalt
PRYOR – Google announced plans Thursday to expand its data center near Pryor for the fourth time since opening nearly a decade ago.
CEO Sundar Pichai said the company will spend $600 million to expanding the data center, which he said will create another 100 jobs in the community.
“This brings our total investment in Oklahoma to over $3 billion and total jobs created to over 500,” Pichai said.
He praised both Pryor and the state of Oklahoma for working with Google’s “technology optimists.”
“The people of Mayes County shared our sense of optimism from the very start, that optimism is why Google proposed building a data center here in 2007, you welcomed us with open arms,” said Pinchai.
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