Inside Iceland's Newest Data Center

, October 18, 2013 See inside Verne Global's new data center in Iceland and find out why cold-climate countries are becoming increasingly popular data center locations.
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Offshoring of data center operations is quickly becoming a viable option. When I visited Iceland, officials there explained how the nation has invested in fiber connectivity to both Europe and North America, creating high-speed, low-latency links to data centers located on the island. Iceland has an abundance of low-cost electricity, generated by carbon-neutral technologies, including geothermal and hydroelectric power.


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