Tag: Data center

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 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…

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…

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…

Computing power – Norway’s new oil?

A short while ago the planned data centre at Lefdal Mine in Måløy was launched as a brand new focus area for Norwegian exports. Gold will now be extracted from the old mine in the form of data storage services. The fact is that Lefdal Mine does not represent any new Norwegian focus in this…

Norway can become the world greenest computer storage

With the correct involvement from the Norwegian government, Norway could become the world’s greenest computer storage.  The Nordic power surplus is continuing to rise. Towards 2020 there will be a total surplus of 28,4 TWh of renewable energy available within the Norwegian/Swedish  power market. In order to be able to harness this climate effect we need to…

Mine in Western Norway turns into a green datacenter

Måløy (NTB): The development of a green data center in Lefdal mine in Sogn and Fjordane has begun. If everything goes according to plan, the center is in operation within a year. The construction start was marked in Oslo on Tuesday. Several international companies are already on the customer list to Lefdal Mine Data center,…