Verne Global and Volta announce new data centre partnership

Verne Global and Volta have partnered to create a new Northern European data centre platform, focused on improving connectivity and aiding sustainability

Verne Global and Volta will now be operating together, under the Verne Global brand.

The Volta facility is based in central London, providing an ideal location for the latency sensitive workloads needed to support the city’s businesses. 

Verne Global's Iceland data centre campus is powered by 100% renewable energy, to help its clients achieve a reduction in their carbon footprint.

About the Verne Global and Volta partnership

The new partnership - which has now begun marketing and operating under the Verne Global brand - delivers a data centre platform that spans Iceland and the UK. 

Now, Verne Global’s Northern European data centre platform gives its clients the flexibility to locate their workloads and applications between two fully-optimised locations.

In 2023, Verne Global’s Iceland data centre campus will comprise 40 MW of constructed capacity, out of a possible 100 MW on this initial site.  

“With two complementary, best-in-class data centres, we can now offer enterprises more choice over where to locate their applications,” commented Dominic Ward, CEO, Verne Global. 

“Our experience suggests that less than ten percent of workloads need to be in metropolitan areas, the rest can be located anywhere in the world. Yet historically, many organisations place all their applications in one spot, often in locations with severe space and power constraints, or inappropriate cost profiles. We help organisations take a fresh approach, splitting their applications between locations in order to optimise performance, reduce costs, and limit their impact on the environment.”

“This is another great example of driving convergence value across our portfolio,” added Thor Johnsen, Head of Triple Point’s Digital 9 Infrastructure plc. 

“Verne Global’s data centre assets represent some of the cleanest, lowest carbon footprint data centres, globally. Volta is one of central London's best connected data centres with customers that continue to seek low latency access in key centralised locations. We are excited with the long-term opportunities across existing enterprise customers to optimise data centre utilisation across the broader platform, balancing the low latency metro access of Volta with the predictable power costs and sustainability benefits of Verne Global."


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