Video: Verne, Colt Bring Modular Data Centres to Iceland

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A shrink-wrapped data center module built by Colt in its UK factory en route to Verne Global's facility in Iceland.

Verne Global’s new data center in Iceland will deploy customer servers in a factory-built modular server hall designed and built by Colt in its UK factory and shipped to Verne’s site in a former NATO command center.

Twelve separate Colt modules are assembled to create a 500 square meter (5,400 square foot) data hall, which will soon house servers for managed hosting provider Datapipe. The module is housed inside a large structure on Verne’s 45-acre campus in Kevlavik. In this video, Verne CTO Tate Cantrell discuss why the company selected Colt’s Modular Data Centre for its facility. This video runs

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

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