The Finland Data Center Map Has 29 Sites

Finland is a growing and competitive nation in the European data center market.

  • Finnish climate is cool and suitable for energy efficient solutions
  • Low cost of electrical power
  • The location between Europe and Asia connects many networks.
  • Finland is a politically stable nation.
  • Minimal hazardous risks including no earthquakes and foundations are built on granite bedrock

Finland had 2,127MW of installed wind power capacity as of 1 September, according to Windpower Intelligence

Low-Cost Electrical Utility

Finland had 2016 the second cheapest electricity inside the European Union, behind Sweden. (Eurostat 2016). Finland offers tax abatements for data centers over 0.5 MWs.

Mega Content in Finland

  • Google Hamina Data Center: In 2009 Google choose Hamina to the East of Helsinki to build their second major data center in Europe. Access to inexpensive power and the cool water from the Gulf of Finland made the site attractive.
  • Yandex Mäntsälä: In 2016 Yandex finished their data center in Mantsala to the North of Helsinki
  • Hetzner Online, a German data center and hosting provider has a big presence in the country.

Connectivity

Finland’s international connectivity was improved the C-Lion 1 submarine cable that links Finland directly to Germany. C-Lion 1 is 1,172 kilometers, has eight optical fiber pairs with a total capacity of 120 Tbps, and was completed in January 2016.





Ficolo The Air has a kinetic facade that moves with the air flows.
The data center is built to make use of outside-air cooling. The whole building is shaped somewhat like airplane wings, with an aerodynamic profile that uses the prevailing wind to direct air throu...

Telia Helsinki Datacenter nighttime
Posted in Telia Helsinki Pitäjänmäki
Telia Helsinki Datacenter day
Posted in Telia Helsinki Pitäjänmäki
Digita Helsinki Pasila Broadcasting Tower
Posted in Digita Pasila Broadcasting Tower
View from the Icy Water: Google Finland
Posted in Google Hamina Finland Source: Google
Ice Fisherman next to Google's Data Center in Hamina
Posted in Google Hamina Finland
Ficolo The Air has a kinetic facade that moves with the air flows.
Ficolo The Air - kinetic facade
Posted in Ficolo: The Air

Ficolo The Air has a kinetic facade that moves with the air flows.

Ficolo The Rock - Data center
Posted in Ficolo Pori: The Rock
Ficolo The Rock - Data center
Posted in Ficolo Pori: The Rock
Yandex Findland campus plan
Posted in Yandex Mäntsälä Finland
Side of one of the Yandex data center buildings
Posted in Yandex Mäntsälä Finland
The data center is built to make use of outside-air cooling. The whole building is shaped somewhat like airplane wings, with an aerodynamic profile that uses the prevailing wind to direct air throu...
Yandex Building shaped to direct wind through the facility
Posted in Yandex Mäntsälä Finland

The data center is built to make use of outside-air cooling. The whole building is shaped somewhat like airplane wings, with an aerodynamic profile that uses the prevailing wind to direct air through the facility at the correct pressure to provide cooling without additional power demand.

Source: Yandex
ISO 27001 Certification acquired in 2019
Posted in Hetzner Finland Source: Hetzner
Exterior of Hetzner Data Center Campus North of Helsinki
Posted in Hetzner Finland Source: Hetzner

Top Datacenter Providers in Finland

Sites Sites Gross SqFt Gross SqFt Power (MW) Power (MW)
Google 1 800,000 631.80
Ficolo Oy 3 129,167 23.50
Equinix 7 169,360 14.10
Yandex NV 1 0 10.00
Digita Oy 1 3,918 1.00
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Largest Datacenters in Finland

Gross SqFt Gross SqFt Power (MW) Power (MW)
Google Hamina Finland 172,223 81.00
Telia Helsinki Pitäjänmäki 161,459 24.00
Ficolo: The Air 129,167 12.00
Ficolo Pori: The Rock 91,493 11.00
Yandex Mäntsälä Finland 10.00
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Top Finland Datacenter Markets by # of Sites

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Top Finland Datacenter Markets by Power Capacity (MW)

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