Feb 2, 2023
Helsinki, Finland – February 2nd 2023 – atNorth, the leading pan-Nordic colocation, high-performance computing, and artificial intelligence service provider, has announced the appointment of Pekka Järveläinen as Sales Director for Finland. With over 20 years of experience in the IT and Telecom business and over 15 years in data center and cloud services, Pekka brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to atNorth. He has been a key player in developing ISO standards for data centers’ energy efficiency. As chairman of the Finnish national working group, he was instrumental in making Energy Reusage Factor (ERF) a global ISO standard. Pekka is also a co-founder of the Finnish Data Centre Association and has served on the board for 8 years. His background includes 9 years at Telia, where he developed fiber and broadband networks, and 3 years at CGI in the IT outsourcing sales unit.
Jan 4, 2023
atNorth, the leading pan-Nordic colocation, high-performance computing, and artificial intelligence service provider, has announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire two data center facilities in Finland from Advania AB (”Advania”). This acquisition will fuel atNorth’s expansion in the region, as the company also looks to build a third site in Finland.
Dec 1, 2022
Nokia today announced its data center interconnect routers have been selected by atNorth, a leading Pan-Nordic data center services company, to enable the expansion of the operator’s market share in the Nordic region. The Nokia 7220 IXR D2/D3 interconnect routers, implementing the Nokia SR Linux network operating system (NOS), will be deployed as core switching data center leaf platforms for atNorth’s data center fabric. The data center deployment is based on bare metal servers running OpenStack Ironic, which integrates with Nokia SR Linux NOS via open-source upstream code. This provides enhanced visibility to automate network provisioning, additional network stability, and the ability to perform tasks such as multi leaf redundancy in access.