atNorth has joined the Swedish Data Center Industry Association (SDIA), which aims to unite the ecosystem around the Swedish data centre sector.
atNorth is the latest member to join the association, which is made up of both Swedish and international organisations within the IT and data centre industry. The SDIA aims to prioritise issues around sustainability by supporting research and innovation projects to enable the industry to grow.
atNorth, Nordic Sales Director, Stefan Jofors-aTribe commented, “We are pleased to join our data centre colleagues in this very important organisation for our industry, it is crucial to us that we are actively involved with influencing the industry’s development in the Swedish market. We have an enormous number of important industry-wide issues to work on resolving. Of course, sustainability is at the core of atNorth’s operations and will always be our priority. We are also keen to understand how we can support the rapid digitalization of society through the construction of a functioning infrastructure.
“atNorth’s existing sites have been designed to operate with the lowest carbon footprint possible, with 100% renewable energy, making them extremely energy efficient. So, with energy prices soaring in the UK and parts of Europe this is absolutely critical to the industry’s future and something that we are keen to influence,” he added.
“We are very happy that atNorth has chosen to become a member of the SDIA. Their experience of, and commitment to our issues in combination with their greater knowledge of the international data centre industry will be a vital contribution to our business going forward,” added Fredrik Lindahl, Account Manager at SDIA. “They are also an interesting example of the new generation of data centres, who have adapted to today’s very advanced calculations and simulations.”