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Beyond Green: What Makes a Data Center Dark Green?

What makes a data center Dark Green? When climate research institute Cicero reviewed Ficolo’s The Air cloud delivery center expansion project, they rated the project with the highest Cicero rating, Dark Green. This was the first time the rating was awarded for a data center in the Nordics.

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Ficolo’s M&A expertise received international recognition


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Ficolo buys Tietokeskus Data Center Infrastructure in Raisio

Tietokeskus Finland data center in Raisio in the Turku region will be transferred to Ficolo starting Feb 1, 2020. In addition, Ficolo and Tietokeskus have signed a long term frame agreement to provide data center services from Ficolo’s Helsinki and Pori data centers.

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Environmentally Friendly Data Available

Ficolo is investing 50 million euros in Finland’s first carbon-neutral data center and will start selling waste heat from its cloud delivery center to Vantaa Energy.

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Architecting An Agile Enterprise Network

Ficolo offers Megaport’s Network-as-a-Service solution, which provides data center interconnectivity to hundreds of locations around the globe, in addition to leading cloud providers.  It allows you to build a scalable IT backbone.

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Season’s Greetings

The past year has been a great year at Ficolo and we would like to give thanks to our customers and partners and wish you happy holidays and a wonderful new year 2020!

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A Look Inside the Cloud Delivery Center

Data and cloud delivery centers are not just servers and racks. Operating a data center requires a lot of knowledge as well as mechanical and technical expertise. In this blog post we’ll explain some of the infrastructure components and choices of The Air. Ficolo’s Cloud Delivery Center currently in an expansion phase with more capacity available during Q1 2020.

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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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