Canada: Exaion launches new data center in Canada

Mar 18, 2024 | Posted by Abdul-Rahman Oladimeji

Exaion, an EDF Group subsidiary specializing in the development and operation of ‘eco-responsible digital services platforms,’ recently announced the opening of its data center in Sherbrooke, Canada. This facility called Bellevue, is located in the Humano District project, to which it will provide heating and domestic hot water. 

"We are very proud to inaugurate this data center in Sherbrooke, a project that marks a turning point in the industry thanks to its eco-responsible and decentralized approach,” said Fatih Balyeli, CEO and co-founder of Exaion. “This project perfectly embodies Exaion's vision: to combine technological innovation and environmental compliance to meet the digital challenges of tomorrow. With Bellevue, we demonstrate our ability to go beyond current standards, offering cutting-edge solutions for the most advanced use cases."

Matthieu Cardinal, VP of development at Services Immobiliers First and promoter of the Humano District real estate project, added: "It is with great pride and a sense of accomplishment that Humano District welcomes Exaion's Bellevue computing center, realized in close collaboration with its partners Université de Sherbrooke, DistriQ Innovation Zone, and Énergère, in an emblematic building of Sherbrooke, La Maison Générale des Petites Sœurs de la Sainte-Famille. This innovative computing center, located in the heart of Sherbrooke's innovation zone Quantum sector, will be the preferred eco-responsible heat source for heating Humano District."