The cool & green
ecosystem cutting
down your data center
investment

COOL, STABLE & COST-EFFICIENT
- A WORLD-CLASS DATA CENTER LOCATION 

Vesilahti has all the Finnish benefits as a data centre location: a fast fibre access to
Russia & Germany – and soon to Asia, the cool climate, low-priced energy, a stabile environment as well as the low corporate income tax level. However, Vesilahti also has a full ecosystem & strategy to become the state-of-the-art data center location – with a partner network & the right talent in place.

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A WORLD-CLASS
BUSINESS CASE FOR
DATA CENTERS

In addition to the cool climate keeping server cooling costs low, we offer very safe & green energy that is also some 50% cheaper than in most cases in Germany e.g.! – As is our corporate income tax, which is not a widely known fact.

The cool climate as well as plenty of clean air & lake water next to our future data center site offer cost effective possibilities for server cooling: Our partners are happy to assist you in finding state-of-the art solutions for your needs!

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IT DOESN’T
GET ANY SAFER
THAN VESILAHTI!

The Data Center Risk Index lists Finland as the safest data center location in the EU: the Vesilahti data center plot is one of its crown jewels. – Not only does it offer sufficient power supply capacity but also one of the safest electric grids in the world.
The Finnish grid is built to last a military attack – and the Vesilahti Data Center Plot power supply is ensured through the connection of a local network at two points in the national grid if needed. There are also no natural disasters such as floods and no risky industrial operations or road transports in the area.
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JUST THE TALENT
YOU NEED – AT YOUR SERVICE

Vesilahti is located in an area with over 30,000 tech professionals and an exceptionally strong ICT cluster: it is only 30 minutes away from the 3rd biggest Finnish city and offers a more affordable housing option – in beautiful natural surroundings.

We have a network of state-of-the-art partners to support you in questions like green & cost-efficient cooling and the use of excess heat.  –  We as the Vesilahti municipality are there to support you in turning this 10-hectare site into a future data center ecosystem.

TAMPERE – VESILAHTI
DATA CENTER LOCATION

INTERNATIONALLY ACCESSIBLE VESILAHTI – TAMPERE HUB

Vesilahti is a beautiful, rural municipality of some 4,400 inhabitants, 48 lakes and 2 major rivers offering natural water resources (but no risk of floods) for server cooling & attractive residential surroundings. With a 30 minutes’ drive from Tampere (the 3rd biggest Finnish city), the site is inside the fastest growing Finnish region of 500,000+ consumers & 30,000+ tech professionals: An international airport and a cargo station with railway connection to 2 harbours (Helsinki & Turku) & the Russian border are 15 minutes away – and we’re next to two major highways.

VESILAHTI OFFERS SKILLED & COST-EFFICIENT HUMAN RESOURCES

Vesilahti has exceptional ICT & engineering resources within a 30-min drive. There are over 30.000+ university students and 30.000+ technology professionals in the area! That’s why players like Microsoft, Nokia, CGI & Accenture are already located nearby. Moreover; the salary costs of this talent are lower than the average inside the EU – compared with German engineers e.g.

THE SAFEST DATA CENTER OPERATION ENVIRONMENT

The Vesilahti region & the whole Finland is a stabile environment – both politically and, due to the granite bedrock, also geographically. With no hurricanes and with one of the safest energy supply & digital networks in the world, it’s the natural data center site, as world-class players such as Google, Yandex & Equinix have proven.

Vesilahti is a super safe location even for the Finnish standards: there are no floods – nor are there any risks from nearby industrial operations, road transports of hazardous goods or flight routes directly above.

AN EU LOCATION WITH LOWER THAN AVERAGE CORPORATE TAX

Finland is the only Nordic country with both EU & Euro membership. It’s known as a well-working and a stabile society with skilled work force: But did you know that the coprorate income tax level is lower than the average in Europe?

VESILAHTI DATA CENTER ECOSYSTEM AT YOUR SERVICE

Vesilahti has a full, thought-through strategy and the partner network to become the next state-of-the art data center location. It has a dedicated 10-hectar business site studied & planned specifically as a data center location. It has a partner network to plan a site and to utilize excess heat – turning the operations truly green. What ever your needs are, we are there to help you build your business case!

PLEASE DON'T HESITATE
TO CONTACT US!

Mr. Tuomas Hirvonen, Mayor
+358 44 431 4340 
tuomas.hirvonen@vesilahti.fi

C 2020 Vesilahti municipality

Vesilahti municipality
Lindinkuja 1
37470 Vesilahti, Finland