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.
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!
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.
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 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.
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!
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