Arctic data cable connecting Europe to Japan secures initial funding
The group behind the €1.1 billion project has secured its first investment.
The subsea cable, whose creators claim is the first to be constructed on the Arctic seabed, will link Europe and Japan via North America as part of the global internet infrastructure. The project is called Far Nor... Read more
Finland’s PM says Europe is overreliant on Chinese technology
Finland's Prime Minister Sanna Marin has publicly stated that Europe is overreliant on Chinese technology. Marin made the remarks while speaking at Slush, a yearly startup event in Helsinki.
Marin said that Europe had a lot to learn from its reliance on Russian energy, which played a role in Eur... Read more
Finnish researchers merge quantum computing with supercomputing
Finnish research centre VTT says the combination has opened up a "completely new science".
This week, researchers at Finland's VTT Technical Research Centre announced that they've connected their HELMI quantum computer with the pan-European supercomputer LUMI. LUMI is hosted at the CSC - IT Cent... Read more
IQM Quantum Computers gets €35 million to continue development
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has awarded IQM Quantum Computers of Finland €35 million to help it develop and commercialize quantum processors produced at Europe's first quantum-dedicated fabrication facility in Espoo, Finland.
The business is developing on-premises quantum computers for ... Read more
ONEiO receives €7.2 million to expand integration-as-a-service
The funding was announced after the Helsinki-based startup shared plans to drive market expansion and growth in North America and Central Europe.
ONEiO, a SaaS provider of automated integration and cloud-native services, received investments totalling €7.2 million to increase its market expans... Read more
Microsoft’s new Finland datacenter zone set to heat nearby cities
Microsoft plans to build a new data center zone in southern Finland. The datacenters will run entirely on renewable energy and provide heat to the surrounding cities of Espoo and Kauniainen in Finland. On Thursday, the corporation published its ambitions in a news post.
Microsoft's clo... Read more
DE-CIX announces expansion to the Nordic countries
The Internet Exchange Operator will open new Internet Exchanges for Norway, Denmark, and Finland.
This week DE-CIX, a leading Internet Exchange (IX) operator, announced its expansion to the Nordic region. DE-CIX will be opening IX platforms in Norway, Denmark, and Finland. The company claims to... Read more
Equinix invests €32 million to expand two data centers in Finland
Equinix has announced that it is investing €32 million to expand two of its data centers in Finland. The company is expanding two of its IBX (International Business Exchange) sites, located in Helsinki, and names HE5 and HE7.
The company plans to add approximately 800 cabinets. Equinix said th... Read more