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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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Hot and Cold Aisles

Although photography was limited, I snapped a few authorized photos of Verne Global's Icelandic data center, which incorporates hot and cold aisles. The aisles feature individually locked server/infrastructure cabinets. IG55 systems (a mix of nitrogen and argon) protect against fire, while active cooling controls keeps a consistent temperature.

 

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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MarciaNWC
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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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