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Inside Iceland's Newest Data Center

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.

 

Frank J. Ohlhorst is an award winning technology journalist, professional speaker, and IT business consultant with more than 25 years of experience in the technology arena. View Full Bio

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