In January, Gov. Bev Perdue announced that open-source software giant Red Hat, headquartered in Raleigh, would receive two separate grants from the state, worth close to $15 million. In return, the company would not leave Raleigh for, say, Boston, Atlanta, or Austin, but instead would stay in Raleigh and expand. The governor donned a red hat herself for the announcement.
Red Hat would move out of NC State’s Centennial Campus in the process, but Raleigh and NC State were not to worry, because Red Hat promised to recruit another software company to fill its vacated office. This week, Red Hat delivered on its promise.
Bandwidth.com is moving in, all the way from … Cary.