Oulu for Data Center Investors
Ten solid facts why Oulu is the ideal location for your data center
1. 100 % green energy with competitive pricing.
2. 500+ MW of green energy available instantly from hydroelectric plants in the Oulu river.
3. Extremely robust power grid –built for paper mills.
4. Free air cooling 12 months of the year.
5. Utilization of excess heat in district heating.
6. Excellent fiber-optic connectivity east and west.
7. Multiple greenfield and brownfield site location options.
8. Stable bedrock.
9. International connections & high-tech culture.
10. Existing supplier networks, availability of skilled workforce
Excellent fiber connectivity East & West
- FICIX3 internet hub in Oulu, all major operators present.
- All major European and Russian cities within 45ms latency ”reach” (roundtrip average).
International reach, high tech culture
- Hosts world leading high tech companies (Nokia, TI, ARM, Mediatek, Spreadtrum, F-Secure etc.)
- Airport with daily international flights.
- International schools for all grades available.
- Two technical universities, 34% of population with university degree (EU average 20%).