Jay Harris

Director of Data Center Services/Facilities
Clemson University


Jay Harris is the Director of Data Center Services and Facilities for Clemson University’s Computing and Information Technology (CCIT) group since 2009. Among his responsibilities are the oversight and daily operations of Clemson’s two data center facilities, totaling approximately 19,000 square feet of computer space, along with directing the enterprise print facility. The primary data center, with an aggregate feed of 4.5MW, houses a 814+ TFLOP supercomputer cluster, currently the 155th fastest supercomputer in the world, as of November, 2016. Mr. Harris has been with Clemson since 1998, previously working as a Unix systems administrator with the Computer Science Department before moving to CCIT in 2007 as the hardware architect.


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