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High-quality workforce, expansive renewable energy options and renowned incentives make Oklahoma a common-sense choice for data centers and back office operations.
Oklahoma’s central location, proximity to I-35 and I-40, and low cost of doing business make the state competitive in these industries.
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IT + Financial Services Quick Facts

Data Centers

Oklahoma is home to 16 co-location data centers, in addition to  dozens of enterprise data centers.

Information Security Degrees

Oklahoma’s Career Technology Centers offer credential programs in Cyber and Information Security and 10 Oklahoma institutions offer Information Security degrees.

Cybersecurity Incentive

Oklahoma’s incentives for Cybersecurity personnel are another tool that help companies in Oklahoma attract the best talent in the country.

22% Lower Electrical Rates

Oklahoma's industrial electricity rates are 20-30% lower than the national average retail price of electricity.

Major Companies + Industry Resources

Google

Google’s investment in Oklahoma surpassed $3 billion in 2019. The company’s second-largest data center in the world is located in Pryor, Okla.

Renewable Energy

Not only is Oklahoma 3rd in the U.S. when it comes to wind energy production and 6th in solar potential, but more than 30% of our state’s energy comes from renewable resources. Companies like Kimberly-Clark and Google are utilizing our energy versatility.

Paycom

Oklahoma City-based Paycom Software was named the 6th fastest-growing company on Fortune magazine’s 2019 100 Fastest-Growing Companies list. The company is a leading provider of comprehensive, cloud-based human capital management software.

Workforce Training

Rose State College recently joined forces with CareerTech institutions, along with Oklahoma colleges such as OU, OSU, Tulsa and others, to produce a path for those pursuing career paths in cybersecurity.

Information and Financial Services Companies Are Plugged into Oklahoma

  • AT&T
  • Avaya
  • Cox Communications
  • DXC Technology
  • Electronic Data Systems Corp
  • Google
  • Hitachi
  • IBM
  • Level 3 Communications
  • Pioneer
  • Seagate US
  • Teksystems
  • Verizon
  • Windstream Services
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