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Norway leads the charge in hosting the world’s best data centers!

ICT is one the major consumers of the world’s electricity and its workload is getting heavier by the day. The problem is that the majority of this electricity is generated from the burning of fossil fuels which, as we all know, has a negative effect on the environment. Hence, ICT is contributing a great deal…

Data centers: Cooling them down

The process of establishing data centres is a tedious job, mainly because of two major challenges involved. These are, firstly, how to cool down the servers, and secondly, how to handle the heat influx from those servers. This article will address both of these issues and highlight a few innovative ways in which these problems…

Data Cloud Europe 2016 and Envirotech

This past month Envirotech attended yet another data center convention. However, this was none other than Data Cloud Europe, hosted in Monaco. The world renowned convention attracts the largest industry players from all over the world, including Norway, where Oslo Data Center Location and Invest in Norway collaborated on making Pod 41 an attraction this…

Is Norway on the verge of becoming a green data center nation?

Background The demand for data storage is quickly increasing, and Norway scores high when measuring locations for new data centers to process this data as Norway offers fairly priced, renewable energy, cool climate, high levels of education, political stability and predictable investing environments. The data center industry`s increased demand for energy has also brought increased…

Green, Live Data Centers and Virtual Technology

You never entirely know what to expect when you set foot in a data center convention center. The Data Centre World expo was no exception. There are few things to lift the end-of-day mood more than someone trying to catch basketballs with their head in a virtual reality (see image further down). Envirotech was represented…

Data Centre World and Envirotech

Once you`ve been to an event such as CeBIT, you`re hooked. The same goes for Envirotech, who have decided to attend yet another international data centre convention, no more than a month after our outing to Hannover, Germany. Data Centre World in London is kicking off tomorrow, April 12th, and will host 246 exhibitors, but…

Lessons From CeBIT 2016

The remainder of Envirotech`s week at CeBIT was similar to that of our first couple of days. Daytime consisted of speaking to interesting people from all over the world, whether visitors at our stand or exhibitors at the Expo. Evenings were spent exploring the culinary and social scenes of Hannover, none of which ever disappointed!…

Envirotech’s Road to Recognition

As CeBIT moves on to the second day, we seeing more and more people roll in to the expo, as well as the Envirotech stand here in Hannover. Consequently, Kristian and I (Kent) are becoming increasingly busy with explaining our concept to interested parties from all over the world. Thus far we’ve spoken to everything…

Envirotech and CeBIT – First Impressions

Envirotech and CeBIT – First impressions An early rise with high expectations describes a beautiful Monday morning in Hannover as we start moving towards CeBIT. Though a location with its own train stop should set certain expectations about size, nothing could prepare us for the immense infrastructure we were about to enter. Our check-in was…

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CeBIT just around the corner!

March is well on its way and in only 4 more days Envirotech will be representing their brand at the CeBIT data centre convention in Hanover, Germany. Kristian Osestad (CEO) and Kent Vorland (UK Area Manager) will be representing the company, with high ambitions of building a presence and name for themselves in the European…

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