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Opening of a new data-center of the British provider of a collocation of Hydro66 took place. All IT infrastructure of DPC of 1 000 sq.m. will work at the hydroelectric power from the nearest hydroelectric power station (500 m) which is near the Swedish city Boden. According to designers the similar choice of power sources will help to reduce costs for a collocation in comparison with platforms of Europe and Great Britain. Also it will turn out to reduce costs at the expense of a location. The climate of Sweden rather cold will also allow to refuse mechanical and chemical methods of cold supply.

Opening of a new data-center of Hydro66

Photoreport of construction of DPC


Opening of a new data-center of Hydro66

Opening of a new data-center of Hydro66

At opening of a data-center there was a Minister of Finance of Sweden Magdalena Andersson. She noted that similar projects are of great importance for development of economic sector of the North European state.

Opening of a new data-center of Hydro66

The campus is located near new substation on 120 MW which provides it with the electric power from hydroelectric power station on 78 MW on the river to Lula.

Opening of a new data-center of Hydro66

By estimation of experts the annual average coefficient of PUE will make around 1,07.

Opening of a new data-center of Hydro66

The company placed the first data-center in Sweden in only 70 km from the Polar circle (average temperature at the level of-1.3 °C).

Opening of a new data-center of Hydro66

The DPC of Hydro66 is located near two physical fiber optic lines. At the disposal of clients several companies delivering telecommunication services will be provided at the same time.

Opening of a new data-center of Hydro66

Opening of a new data-center of Hydro66

According to the CEO Andy Long:

Good heads try to optimize costs, at the same time rationally locating the corporate data according to the law. We developed the project which will help the Scandinavian companies to cut down expenses without doing harm to reliability of computing infrastructure. Watching the invariable growth of network transmission capacity, to top managers the understanding that it is better for DPC to build outside the city centers comes. Not gift the large Internet companies more than ten years peripheries for placement of the server farms select.


Opening of a new data-center of Hydro66

The choice of Sweden as a location under a data-center of Hydro66 is caused also by safety of power supply, political and geographical stability in the country.

Opening of a new data-center of Hydro66

Opening of a new data-center of Hydro66

Northern Europe becomes more and more attractive to operators of data-centers. The Scandinavian countries of Norway and Sweden became favourites thanks to features of climate and ready access to sources of renewable energy.

Opening of a new data-center of Hydro66

The DPC of Hydro66 is under construction in the territory of the region of "Node Pole" and will adjoin to a data-center of Facebook.



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