atNorth has acquired High Performance Computing (HPC) and data centre services provider Gompute.
Founded in 2002, Gompute’s worked to develop solutions for increasing HPC workloads and applications. atNorth will add Gompute’s 10 MW data centre in Gothenburg, Sweden to its portfolio.
atNorth has said that Gompute’s advanced HPC technology and experienced engineers will work in conjunction with atNorth’s HPC-as-a-service solution and colocation platform to provide customers with a pan-nordic full stack offering.
“Gompute has been at the forefront of running hugely sophisticated high-performance applications for high-profile organisations with some of the industry’s most highly skilled engineers for over 20 years,” said atNorth’s CEO, Eyjolfur Magnús Kristinsson.
“This acquisition forms a significant part of atNorth’s growth strategy as the leading provider of data centre and HPC infrastructure in the Nordics and we are thrilled to be welcoming them to the atNorth family.”
“Since the start of our discussions, we have found atNorth to be a cultural fit with a like-minded approach,” added Daniel Persson, CEO and co-founder, Gompute.
“We feel strongly that the company has the management, corporate backing, and global presence to build on our HPC offering with its strong Nordics presence and international reach. With our shared values, culture, and commitment to the industry, we are excited to join atNorth and feel confident that they are best placed to support our customers, provide growth opportunities for our employees, and drive the critical innovation needed within the HPC market.”