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Connecting the Arctic – Data Cables as Game Changers

Jukka-Pekka Joensuu, member of Ficolo’s board of directors, spoke at Arctic Circle 2019 about the possibilities of building new data cable through the northern routes. The arctic cable accelerates growth and helps sustain digitalization by providing a sustainable global infrastructure that improves the latency by a third.

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Ficolo Issues EUR 20 Million Green Bond as First Privately-Owned Company in Finland

The data center services provider Ficolo Oy successfully issued an EUR 20 million bond to support strong growth. The proceeds from the bond will be used mainly for the modernization and expansion of Ficolo’s Helsinki data center. The proceeds may also be used for acquisitions.

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Arctic Cable Opening Opportunities for Asian and European Companies

An undertaking that could change the dynamics of how Asian and European clouds interact is underway. Previously impenetrable arctic is becoming more accessible and offers new opportunities for businesses in Europe and Asia. To take a full advantage of the newly found potential, first there has to be investments in both digital and physical infrastructure. Cinia is currently planning a new submarine arctic cable that opens a new high-speed internet access and offers the lowest latency route between Europe and Asia.

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The Business Logic Behind the Ficolo – Protacon Transaction

The data center industry is undergoing a global consolidation development, where more and more enterprises move out of their on-premises data centers to multi-tenant data center which are operated by specialized data center companies. For most companies, the data center is a part of business operation that requires new investments and ties up resources that could otherwise be put in better use in company’s core offering and operation development.

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Protacon Sells its Data Center Business to Ficolo

The technology company Protacon and the data and cloud delivery center company Ficolo have agreed on cooperation on data center business. This means that, in the future, Protacon’s current data center services will be provided from Ficolo’s data center.

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Ficolo acknowledged with ISO27001 certificate

Ficolo achieved ISO27001 certification. The audit was done by Kiwa Inspecta.

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What does the data center ecosystem look like in 2040?

In 2040, the world will need a lot more computing power as the amount of produced data increases exponentially. Increased use of low latency requiring services like video streaming, augmented reality and internet of things creates a huge need for processing power that needs to be as close to the end-users as possible.

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Cloud Connectivity Made Simple – Ficolo Megaport Connected

Reliable connections are the backbone on which cloud services are built. As most businesses are starting to employ multi-cloud strategies, the need for reliable connectivity between different cloud solutions is only increasing.

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The Air Sneak Peek Party

Ficolo’s new Cloud Delivery Center The Air was announced on May 8 and to kick-off the modernization of the bought data center, Ficolo hosted Sneak Peek Party at the location. Guests were invited to see The Air in the beginning of the investment and enjoy interesting industry keynote speakers, good music and delicious street food.

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Ficolo Partners with Megaport to Offer Direct Multi-Cloud Connectivity to Leading Global Cloud Providers

New commercial partnership with Megaport strengthens Ficolo’s position as one of the leading Finnish multi-cloud providers. Ficolo’s customers can access Megaport’s global network of cloud providers including Alibaba Cloud, Amazon Web Service (AWS), Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud, Salesforce and Oracle Cloud directly.

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