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    1. Mind the Gap: Energy Availability and the Disconnect with Data

      Mind the Gap: Energy Availability and the Disconnect with Data

      The demand and risks on the data center have never been higher. The source, availability and reliability of the power grid infrastructure, as well as the ability to scale as compute requirements grow, need to be considered a as part of the risk assessment factors when choosing a data center site location. The Mind the Gap report is a comprehensive look into the World’s energy availability and the disconnect with big data.

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    2. Due north

      Due north

      As the data center industry keeps growing, the competition between Nordic countries as the perfect places to host servers is intensifying. The region is an infrastructure builder’s dream come true, with its cold climate, abundant renewable energy sources, political stability and a highly educated workforce. But even if you decide to build or host in the Nordics, there are still four options to choose from – and the choice isn’t simple.

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      Mentions: Iceland Europe Google
    3. Data Centers Adapt as Tenants Seek Options on Power Redundancy

      Data Centers Adapt as Tenants Seek Options on Power Redundancy

      Verne Global, which operates a data center in Iceland, has just unveiled a new offering known as powerDIRECT, which offers low resiliency hosting for applications that need to lots of power density, but can afford brief service interruptions. Sentinel Data Centers and Vantage Datacenters have also leased multiple megawatts of low-resiliency space this year, following similar moves by CyrusOne and C7 Data Centers.

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    4. White House Announces Commitments to the American Business Act on Climate Pledge

      White House Announces Commitments to the American Business Act on Climate Pledge

      Today, the White House will announce new commitments from companies from across the American economy who are joining the American Business Act on Climate Pledge. With this announcement, 81 companies will have signed the American Business Act on Climate Pledge to demonstrate their support for action on climate change and the conclusion of a climate change agreement in Paris that takes a strong step forward toward a low-carbon, sustainable future.  

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      Mentions: Apple U.N. Intel
    5. Renewable Energy and US Data Centers by David Chernicoff

      With the focus on the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan the issue of renewable energy sources within the United States gets moved to the forefront of the energy discussion. With various presidential candidates pushing for a move to 100 percent renewable sources it is important to understand just what current levels of renewable resources are capable of providing.

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      Mentions: Apple Iceland Europe
    6. The Strategic Value Of A Mid-Atlantic Lump Of Rock--BT Adds Icelandic PoP

      The Strategic Value Of A Mid-Atlantic Lump Of Rock--BT Adds Icelandic PoP

      Last year I had the fortune to spend some time in Iceland meeting with startups and talking with Icelandic leaders about building a technology ecosystem. As I was flying from the US to Iceland, I spent lots of time looking at the map, and reading about Iceland's recent history. Post World War II, that history includes a highly strategic role the country played as the site of a US Air Force base.

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      Mentions: Iceland Europe Norway
    7. ​Icelandic datacentre venture Verne Global lands $98m

      ​Icelandic datacentre venture Verne Global lands $98m

      Verne Global, the UK-based datacentre company known for its Icelandic facilities, has landed $98m in series D funding. The new financing round, announced today, was led by Icelandic asset management and private equity firm Stefnir. The cash injection will provide Verne Global with the funds to expand its wholesale and colocation services, and help it develop more datacentre space in the chilly north.

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    8. Verne Global: Iceland Will Become A Mecca For Data Processing

      Verne Global: Iceland Will Become A Mecca For Data Processing

      As human beings entrust ever more activity to machines – in our hospitals, factories, financial systems, and social networks – the volume of data is exploding. Back in 2010, Google GOOGL -0.18% CEO Eric Schmidt noted that every day we create as much information as we did from the beginning of civilization to 2003. Those were the good old days. In the past four years, the number of mobile devices has exploded.

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      Mentions: Iceland Europe Norway
    9. Iceland Is a Green, Lean, Film-Making Machine

      Iceland Is a Green, Lean, Film-Making Machine

      A company called Verne Global has a large facility here, which boasts customers such as RVX, BMW and others. Another plus: Due to Iceland's low yearly temperatures, Verne Global doesn't have to pay for cooling, which make up 50 percent or more of the costs of data centers in warmer areas, said company CEO Jeff Monroe.

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