Hydro66 invests in new data centre in Boden

Published: 15 May 2014

Hydro66, a London UK company, has announces that it has made a significant investment in Boden, in northern Sweden, with the unveiling of a specialist data centre facility. The new data centre will be operational from 14 May 2014.

Hydro66 will wholesale its facilities for cloud-based services and storage at a very cost-effective price point. Hydro66 already has anchor customers, including a specialist virtual currency miner, that have exceptionally high-power density and resilience requirements.

Exceptionally low ambient temperatures in the region result in free air cooling for 360 days per year. This, along with the fact that northern Sweden enjoys some of the lowest electricity prices in Europe, enables the new data centre to offer significant cost and operational advantages when compared to other existing data centres, typically located in high-cost urban population centres.

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