Reykjavik, Iceland – 1st November 2022 – atNorth, the leading pan-Nordic colocation, high performance computing and artificial intelligence service provider, has announced that it has joined the WEKA Innovation (WIN) Program to bring the WEKA Data Platform for AI to its customers.
WEKA is on a mission to replace decades of data infrastructure compromise with a subscription software-based data platform that is purpose-built to support modern performance-intensive workloads like artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). The WEKA Data Platform for AI delivers the radical simplicity, epic performance, and infinite scale required to support enterprise AI workloads in virtually any location. Whether on-premises, in the cloud, at the edge or bursting between platforms, WEKA accelerates every step of the enterprise AI data pipeline – from data ingestion, cleansing and modeling, to training validation or inference.
atNorth’s High Performance Computing as a service (HPCaaS) and colocation hosting solutions help enterprises meet their increasing needs for resilient and reliable data center operations, optimized to support any workload with increased capacity, speed and scale. By partnering with WEKA, atNorth can provide its customers with a top-tier flexible performance storage solution that meets the most demanding workloads such as AI and that can also grow and scale alongside their business needs.
“WEKA is delighted to welcome atNorth to the WIN program as a valued partner,” said Jonathan Martin, President at WEKA. “Our global channel ecosystem is a critical conduit to bring the transformative power of the WEKA Data Platform for AI to organizations around the world and we are committed to their success. We look forward to working with atNorth to help take their customers’ enterprise AI initiatives to the next level.”
“Today’s workloads are changing at breakneck speed across enterprises of all sizes and the need to support these applications in an on-demand, as-needed way is greatly demanding,” comments Guy d’Hauwers, Global Director HPC & AI, atNorth. “Businesses that require such high-performance computing need agile solutions that can scale up and down to accommodate bursts of activity and that can equally scale in line with business growth, cost effectively, efficiently, and sustainably. Partnering with WEKA is a no brainer for us – we share the same values and approach. With WEKA, we can offer a more robust, scalable end to end solution to our customers that accommodates their needs today and tomorrow.”
atNorth is a leading Pan-Nordic data center services company that offers sustainable, cost effective and scalable high-performance computing across Iceland and Sweden. The company operates three data centers in strategic locations across the Nordics, while a fourth location is under construction in the north of Iceland.
With sustainability at its core, atNorth’s data centers run on 100% renewable energy resources and support circular economy principles. All atNorth sites leverage innovative design, power efficiency, and intelligent cluster operations to provide long-term infrastructure deployments. Its tailor-made solutions enable businesses to calculate, simulate, train, and visualize data workloads in an efficient, cost-optimized way.
atNorth is headquartered in Reykjavik, Iceland. The business was founded in 2009 and subsequently acquired by Partners Group in 2022. For more information, visit atNorth.com or follow atNorth on LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter.
WEKA delivers the industry’s first multicloud data platform for artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and other next-generation workloads. The WEKA® Data Platform’s advanced architecture is optimized to solve complex data management challenges and provides consistently epic performance at scale across on-premises, edge, hybrid and multicloud environments. WEKA is accelerating innovation, research, and discovery for the world’s leading enterprises and research organizations – including eight of the Fortune 50 – and helping them to achieve first-to-market results with AI. WEKA is backed by nine world-class strategic investors, including Hitachi, HPE and NVIDIA, and operates in more than 20 countries worldwide. For more information, visit https://weka.io.