Google Invests More In Finland


Google is going to invest € 450 million more into their data centre located in Hamina. This increases Google’s total investments to € 800 million in Finland. Dieter Kern, Google’s server centre director, tells that they are happy about Finland’s strong infrastructure and corporate friendly atmosphere. New investment doubles the area of the current data centre and the machine hall capacity. Google also plans to double the number of employees to 250.

The Hamina centre is built into an old paper factory and it has world’s first cooling system using sea water. According to a signed agreement, the data centre is to be connected to close by to be built wind power farm providing also renewable energy to the centre. Source: (, 5.11.2013)

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