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atNorth announces an expansion of its Mjölnir data center

atNorth is proud to announce yet another expansion of its ICE02, Mjölnir data center campus to meet continued customer demand. Only 5 minutes away from Iceland’s main international airport, Keflavik International Airport, atNorth has now commenced construction of the eleventh building to the campus, increasing floorspace by another 1250m3 – a 10% addition to data center facility space at the campus.

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Breaking Ground on a Swedish State-of-the-Art Data Center

atNorth - previously Advania Data Centers – this week began construction work on a new $72 million climate-positive data center in Stockholm, Sweden. The complex will have an IT load of 11.2 MW and generate excess heat that Stockholm Exergi will use to heat local homes.

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atNorth: the new home for sustainable data center and HPC solutions

Advania Data Centers, a high-density computing technology company headquartered in Reykjavik, Iceland, announced today that it had changed its name and will now be known as atNorth. Among the other changes will be its logo, tagline, and domain name to atnorth.com.

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New connection between Iceland and Ireland operational in 2022

Farice, an Icelandic operator of two submarine cables, has launched a seabed survey for a new direct current (DC) cable connecting Iceland and Ireland that will boost redundancy and lower the latency to UK and US, making Iceland even more attractive for data center infrastructure.

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atNorth Supports Institute of Global Health’s Research into COVID-19 Transmission

atNorth Data Centers (atNorth) in collaboration with Intel® is providing it’s HPCFLOW HPCaaS platform free of charge to the University of Geneva’s Global Institute of Health in order to develop a stochastic network model that simulates the spread of COVID-19.

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Joining forces with Altair

We’re happy to share that we’re joining forces with Altair, a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, high performance computing (HPC), and data analytics, to empower companies running computationally intensive workloads with greater flexibility, efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

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atNorth Featured as a Top 10 HPC Solution Provider in CIO Applications

atNorth was thrilled to be included in CIO Applications Europe‘s annual issue featuring the Top 10 HPC Solution Providers. For this feature, our CEO Eyjólfur Magnús Kristinsson sat down with the CIO Applications’ editorial team and shared his insights as to why he thinks cloud-based HPC is so powerful — and why an on-demand approach to […]

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HPC Profile: Guy D’Hauwers, Regional Director – Europe Broadening the Reach of Cloud-Based HPC

atNorth scored a major win this summer when Guy D’Hauwers joined the ranks of its HPC Sales Team as its European Regional Director. With over 30 years of experience in the IT, HPC, AI and telecommunications industries – 25 of which were spent with Hewlett Packard Enterprise – Guy has tremendous market knowledge and strong relationships throughout […]

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HPC Profile: Ómar Hermannsson, Senior HPC Engineer and Solution Architect Engineering the Future of HPC

Our current HPC Team Profile puts the spotlight on our Senior HPC Engineer and Solution Architect, Ómar Hermannsson. Over the course of his professional career, Ómar has developed extensive knowledge of core systems, networking and cloud computing. While he has worked on a diverse range of projects – from designing firewall solutions to enabling visual effects for a Hollywood blockbuster to advancing atNorth’ cloud-based HPC offerings – throughout it […]

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HPC Profile: Staffan Hansson, HPC Sales Specialist Saying Yes with atNorth

For our latest HPC Team Profile, we caught up with our HPC Sales Specialist, Staffan Hansson. As a Sales Specialist you have one key goal: to find your customers their ideal solution. As Staffan knows only too well, all customers are different, so a one-size-fits-all approach just won’t work. You need flexibility, an array of […]

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What are the hallmarks of a high-performance data center?

People sometimes talk about wholesale and hyperscale data centers. They talk about co-location data centers. But there is not sufficient attention today paid to the data center that is made for dense, high-performance hardware. The high-performance computer (HPC) cluster, after all, is the engine of today’s big data and AI-driven industries. The data centers that […]

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Go with the HPCFLOW

Taking HPC Applications to the Cloud Manufacturing and engineering today is a software-driven field. Designing products entering the marketplace – with their suites of electronics, sensors, composite materials, 3D printed components, and customization requirements – requires engineers to use a range of high-end computer-aided engineering and manufacturing applications packages like ANSYS®. Yet leveraging applications like […]

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