Information Technology

Alabama is an emerging hub for the information technology industry. Employing approximately 15,000, Alabama’s IT companies generate over $1 billion in annual revenue and serve such distinct industries as banking and finance, government, education, consumer products, GIS, and utilities automation.

Following are a few quick facts about Alabama’s  IT industry:

  • Alabama is home to the National Computer Forensics Institute (NCFI), a federally funded training center dedicated to instructing state and local officials in digital evidence and cybercrime investigations.
  • Google data center locates in Jackson County, Alabama.
  • Alabama’s first Internet Exchange is located in Montgomery — one of only four in the Southeast.
  • Innovation Depot in Birmingham received the Incubator Innovation Award from the International Business Innovation Association.
  • Equifax opens a global IT talent center at Auburn University.
  • Rural Sourcing, an IT outsourcing company, located its third software development center in Mobile, Alabama.

For a closer look at Alabama’s IT industry, please open the document below.
Alabama’s Information Technology Industry