State and local officials have announced Litewire, LLC will open a new Tier IV data center in the former A.O. Smith Building in McMinnville. The move by the new IT services company is expected to create 66 new jobs. Litewire offers managed enterprise IT services, disaster recovery service strategies, network management and information security and training. At 285,000 square feet, Litewire’s Warren County facility is the largest potential data center under one roof in the southeast. McMinnville Electric System has partnered with Litewire to provide automated switching between two separate substations and has provided dual feeds for utility power. Phase 1 construction is complete and Litewire is fully functional.