Posted By Rich Miller On April 10, 2007 @ 3:52 pm In Microsoft | Comments Disabled
Iceland’s bid to attract data center operators looks like it may be gaining momentum. The Register  reports that both Microsoft and Cisco are in discussions with Reykjav”k Energy Company to see whether server farms could be run by geothermal and hydroelectric power. Microsoft staff will reportedly conduct a site visit to Iceland next month.
Economic development officials from Iceland have been touting the island nation as a destination for data center development , and have attended several recent industry events to ducate data center end users about Iceland’s energy advantages. (Hat tip to Kyle for sharing the link).
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 The Register: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/04/10/iceland_to_power_server_farms/
 destination for data center development: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2007/Feb/12/iceland_cheap_power_but_some_risk.html
 Rich Miller: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/author/richm/
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