646 New Jobs For RTP

A data storage company says it's going to
expand its operations in Research Triangle Park.
Network Appliance said it will add 646 jobs and invest
more than 41 million dollars over the next ten years. State
business recruiters approved at least 15 million dollars in
incentives for the California-based company.
The new jobs will pay an average salary of more than $94,000 a year. Under the proposal, Network Appliance must create
the jobs during the next four years and sustain its payroll for
another six years to receive the full package.
Network Appliance has operated in the Research Triangle Park
areas since 1999. The company currently has more than 600 workers
at its R-T-P facilities and 6,000 employees worldwide.