Entries by Sindri Snær

Why Opera ended up in Iceland

At World Hosting Days 2014 Anthony G. Nichols, VP IT at Opera Software, ASA, gave a definitive answer to the question; “You put your servers where?”. Opera Software provides server-assisted mobile browsing to over 250 million users around the world and continues to grow. In this Nichols explains Opera?s site selection process for colocation, how […]

Meeting the energy needs of the data center industry

Landsvirkjun, Iceland’s national power company, is focusing on meeting the demands of the data center industry for competitively priced green energy and reliable delivery. The company has dedicated a section of its website to data center, explaining the competive edge and providing a video, explaining the value proposition. www.landsvirkjun.com  

A place on earth like no other

Verne Global offers a Fly-through tour of their green data center in Iceland. They do also answer the question what Iceland has to offer the data center industry in Iceland with a warm welcome from Iceland’s Ministers of Industry and Commerce. And the key is solving the green data center problem. http://verneglobal.com/  

Svartsengi Resource Park HS Orka

Svartsengi Geothermal Resource park is the heart of a green industrial park on Reykjanes, including wold renowned Blue Lagoon and Verne Global data center. A short film on the HS Orka Resource Park explains the concept in details.