Finland aspires to host a growing number of cloud services. What makes Finland a good location for their data centres? And are there benefits for local users?
IF YOU wanted to find a symbol for some of the most significant changes that the Finnish economy has seen in the recent times, you could do worse than settling on Google’s data centre that is located in Hamina. As paper manufacturing has progressively left Finland, the old paper mill that the Internet giant bought from Stora Enso now hosts one of its data centres.