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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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BMW's Carbon Emission Reduction Plan

BMW, a customer of the new data center, has moved some high-performance compute (HPC) resources to the new data center. The company has chosen to use Colt data center modules (pictured above) to speed deployment and simplify installation. BMW hopes to cut annual carbon emissions by 3,570 metrics tons, and reduce the cost of its HPC operations by as much as 82%.

 

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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