Data Centers

The king under the mountain

In 1988, while working for the steel and mining company Hoesch, Dr Karl-Ulrich Köhler visited a mine in Norway to discuss olivine, also known as the gemstone peridot. Little did he know that twenty nine years later he would once again stand in that mine, this time with Kvalheim’s son, Sindre, and announce that Lefdal has a new use – as a data center. With Lefdal Mine Datacenter now open, the difficult, perhaps impossible, journey to full utilization of some 120,000 square meters (1,291,669 sq ft) of white space has begun.

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Categories: Data Centers, Fiber, SCN

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