EcoDataCenter is set to dramatically expand its existing campus facility which is powered entirely from ‘green’ sources. Located in Falun, north of Stockholm, the new expanded data center will..
Can you afford not to go green with your IT operations?
With ever-increasing pressure on IT budgets, and ever-increasing pressure on businesses to reduce their environmental footprint, companies must look for IT solutions that are not only..
EcoDataCenter Appoints Mikael Svanfeldt as New CTO
Broaden your customer base through greener IT operations
Today, the scrutiny of business behaviour is greater than ever. Reputations are no longer made solely by the services you offer to customers, but by the values a company lives by and the actions..
Are businesses accountable enough for their IT emissions?
In recent years it has become impossible to ignore the importance of sustainability reports, as businesses are increasingly held accountable for their values and behaviour. Climate change, and the..
New Sales Director Appointed to EcoDataCenter
The carbon footprint of the IT-sector: How long before awakening?
In an article in Nature, published on September 12, 2018 it is stated that data centers are rapidly becoming major energy consumers worldwide. Yet, very few companies screen the carbon footprint..
Colocation vs Cloud Hosting
Do you have a hard time choosing between colocation hosting and the cloud? Or maybe you think why even consider colocation when there is cloud. Well, here are some insights for you.
Differences between Managed Hosting and Colocation
Pricing: With colocation, the initial cost is higher than for managed hosting due to the purchasing of a server. However, managed services tends to be more expensive over time given the..
Are auditors overlooking the physical security of data?
Data security and preventing cyber-attacks is usually a key consideration in an auditor’s risk assessment. But another aspect of keeping your business up and running, keeping your data secure and..
Sustainability in Data Centers and Your Bottom Line
When assessing your data center services, are environmental factors a ‘nice to have’ or an integral focus alongside cost and efficiency? Many companies will admit that sustainability hasn’t always..
The Cost of Going IT Alone: Outsourced vs In-House Data Centers
For many companies, the management of its own data center is not likely to be of strategic importance. An increasing number are turning to outsourced services, but not only because of the..
Press release: EcoDataCenter Gets New Principal Owner in Move to Consolidate the Data Center Market With Climate Positive Concept
EcoDataCenter has completed a directed share issue of SEK 200 million to step up its focus on carbon-positive and climate-adjusted data centers. The share issue was subscribed by a Swedish real..
Huge Media Attention for the World's First Carbon-Dioxide Positive Data Center
Last week's press release on EcoDataCenter's launch of the first carbon-dioxide positive datacenter in the world, drew great attention. Now more than ever, we need positive solutions to the..
Press Release: EcoDataCenter to Put the World’s First Carbon-Positive Data Center into Operation
Increased digitalization will lead to data processing at data centers using one-fifth of the world’s total energy production as early as 2025, as calculations from several researchers and experts..
Data centers remain unprepared for disasters
Uptime Institute has just released their annual global data center survey, with respondents from 867 data center operators and IT practitioners. And paradoxically (quoting the study): "Most..
The (Cost) Benefits of Colocation
Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) is not a new idea, but it’s a solid way to work out what you will have to pay for a product or service. It takes every possible cost involved in owning or running..
The cost-efficiency of an environmentally friendly datacenter
When you think of eco-friendly goods there’s often a warning bell ringing in your head saying, ‘this is going to cost a premium’. It seems organic food, fairly traded clothing and electric cars..
Our demand for internet, IT, cloud services and data - the secret climate offender.
Today’s information driven society goes under the radar in terms of its dependence on fossil fuels. Despite producing more emissions that the airline sector, it’s something we don’t particularly..
Changing the Driving Seat with Colocation
“But we will lose control” – cries a manager when somebody suggests outsourcing data center operations. And keeping infrastructure in-house certainly does mean that you sit in the driving seat,..
How to cut your IT carbon emissions in one easy step
Do you know that the IT industry produces the same amount of carbon dioxide as the airline business? Many people overlook this startling fact and, therefore, don’t even think about including IT..
The difference between EcoDataCenter and other data centers
People are asking us what makes EcoDataCenter so different? The answer lies in clever design. Big and small details have created four crucial differences – security, downtime, cost efficiency and..
Five reasons why you should get involved in (green) data centers – Sweden’s new primary industry
Sweden is turning into the land of the data center. Did you know there are 1500 in the country? Or that they turnover 15bn SEK a year? It’s like the industrial revolution, but this time it’s a..
What does downtime mean to a datacenter?
Downtime refers to periods when IT systems are unavailable. In the case of data centres, downtime can more or less mean a catastrophe. Besides the tremendous costs of recovery and loss of..
Green datacenters – not as green as you think – three things to consider when choosing you colocation provider
Thinking about colocation in a green data centre? Congratulations, that’s great news for the planet and for your budget as green data centres are often more cost effective than traditional..
Miss Group signs contract on colocation services with EcoDataCenter
Miss Group, Sweden's fastest growing web hosting companies, has signed a contract with EcoDataCenter on colocation services. Miss Group are working with world leading data centers over the world,..
Sustainable DataCenter Construction of our First Building in Falun
EcoDataCenter exhibits at the HPC fair in London
EcoDataCenter is one of the exhibitors at the HPC & Big Data fair in London on February 6, 2018. EcoDataCenter’s CEO Lars Schedin, head of sales Børge Granli and sales director Pelle Ahlström are..
Some good news for the future of data and climate!
New Power Connection in Falun
Huawei Connect 2017 – Interview with CEO of EcoDC Lars Schedin
Pelle Ahlström joins EcoDataCenter as Sales Director
Power Infrastructure in Falun Completed to Our Site
Multiple Redundant Fiber Connections in Falun
Lars Schedin joins EcoDataCenter as Chief Executive Officer
Site Construction Work Being Finalized in Falun
Accredited Tier Designer
Film From the Ground Work
Ground Work at our 80.000 m2 site in Falun has been restarted after winter break.