Datacentre Investment Forum
Venue: KaukametsÃ¤ Congress Centre
|Event Date/Time: Oct 25, 2012||End Date/Time: Oct 26, 2012|
|Registration Date: Oct 25, 2012|
Kajaani is located in central Finland, in the regions of Kainuu and bordering with Russia in the east. Today, Kajaani is proposing itself as the ideal location in Northern Europe for sustainable Datacentre Operations. As a location, it has existing infrastructure perfectly positioned for Datacentre business. So much so that the Finnish Government has chosen to locate its new Super Computer Data Centre on a UPM site that used to house a paper mill, due to go live in Q3 2012. The Super Computer project is due to establish the world's 1st zero-emissions Super Computer, utilising the local environment in terms of 100% non-mechanical cooling (water and/or air resources). The Finnish government is working with the Green Grid and others to open up and share best practice of design, build and operation to maximise energy efficiency, adhering to similar objectives as the Open Compute programme.
The challenge of managing IT complexity demands a constant flow of new ideas and innovative solutions. The cost of energy, use of sustainable technologies, provisioning for expansion, security and connectivity, all feature highly in creating forward strategies for owned or outsourced datacentres. Datacentre location remains a critical issue in the IT decision making process, and this event is designed for both investors, and outsourcers to third party datacentres.