No refrigerants, no fuss. Fresh air cooling offers a tried and tested route to green data centre design.

The adoption of free cooling has recently increased, with many of the hyperscalers implementing fresh air-cooling technologies into their facilities, with great success. This adoption at the larger end of the market and the large energy savings has driven a demand for smaller facilities wanting to exploit the energy saving and cost saving associated with free cooling. 

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H2020 project update: BodenTypeDC One approved by Swedish local authorities

We are pleased to announce the BodenTypeDC One data centre facility has been officially approved for operation by Swedish local authorities. The approval is a significant milestone for the H2020 funded project, which aims to prototype a data centre design which can be replicated simply and cost effectively.

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‘3 CloudCooler Group’ deployed by Etix Blockchain for new data centre in Iceland.

Etix Blockchain, a division of Etix Group dedicated to provide colocation services for HPC and Blockchain applications, have specified a large number of EcoCooling ‘3 CloudCooler Group’ modules for their new facility in Iceland.

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Why Data Centres are Booming in the Nordics

A guest post by Mark Petersen. The Nordics are a hub for data centres. With continued digitization across all industries and data centres’ energy use and proliferation forecasted to continue to grow, it’s imperative they’re in an accommodating place. Throw in the fact that Scandinavia has some of the most reliable internet connections in the world and is the easiest place in Europe to secure construction permits and do business, it seems like it’s a no-brainer. 

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James Hobson
Heat. Wave Goodbye.

The heatwave is having devastating effects on productivity in this country. Just as workers are feeling the heat, spare a thought for the poor little (and large) miners and servers who are putting out incredible heat already to make sure our data systems run smoothly.  Data Centres are warm places and these hot summer conditions aren't likely to disappear in the coming years.  Just as the country is warming up, the need for data centres will grow too in an increasingly digital world.

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