For a sustainable data center, look north

Jan 11, 2022

Digital transformation is moving at an ever-increasing pace and affecting all industries. 

The finance sector is no exception. It’s growing use of on-premise or hosted data centers has a major impact on energy consumption and carbon emissions. 

In the video below, Future Banking TV, explores why sustainability has become increasingly important in modern banking. Financial institutions must demonstrate impeccable sustainability credentials and one way is by closing large in-house data centers to move to a hybrid compute environment.

Iceland, with it’s cool climate and abundance of green energy, has become an appealing location for hosting the world’s most valuable data, in the most sustainable way possible. 

Future Banking TV interviewed BNP Paribas CIB’s Head of Company Engagement and Chief Sustainability Officer, Constance Chalchat, Ricardo Jantarada, Head of Data Center Operations, as well as our very own CCO, Gísli Kr. and Iceland’s Minister of Foreign affairs, Þórdís Kolbrún Gylfadóttir about the appeal of Iceland as the ideal home for data center scalability, energy efficiency and connectivity. 

Data Center HPC-as-a-Service Sustainability

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