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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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Rise Of The Green Data Center

As companies pay more attention to carbon output for both legislative requirements and public perception, data center location is affected by not only the cost of electricity, but how the electricity is generated and the environmental factors that impact heating and cooling of the data center. The above image, provided by Intel, shows how emissions impact operational costs and why the "green data center" movement is gaining steam.

 

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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10/18/2013 | 9:24:43 PM
re: Inside Iceland's Newest Data Center
The "man trap" security mechanism is interesting... seems a bit like something from a movie.
Drew Conry-Murray
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10/18/2013 | 9:02:44 PM
re: Inside Iceland's Newest Data Center
Did you get any details about the data center's PUE?
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