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Lefdal Mine Datacenter is now open – 45 MW

Lefdal Mine Datacenter has completed the build out of Phase 1, and a cooling capacity of 45 MW is ready for use. The mountain hall facility sets a new standard for the data center industry. Lefdal Mine Datacenter is unprecedented in terms of cost effectiveness, security, and flexibility. The large space, combined with modular design […]

Lefdal Mine Datacenter is now open – 45 MW

Lefdal Mine Datacenter has completed the build out of Phase 1, and a cooling capacity of 45 MW is ready for use. The mountain hall facility sets a new standard for the data center industry. Lefdal Mine Datacenter is unprecedented in terms of cost effectiveness, security, and flexibility. The large space, combined with modular design […]

Grand Opening 10th of May

Lefdal Mine Datacenter will officially open on the 10th of May. Together with our technology partners Rittal and IBM, we have developed a unique data center design. The cooperation has resulted in one of Europe’s most cost effective, secure, green and flexible data center facilities. The size of the facility and the modular design also […]

Racks for IT containers

The first racks for IT containers have been installed and are ready for operation. The width of the streets allows placement of containers on both side of the street with a transportation route in the middle. The height of the streets is 17 m and the containers are racked in 3 heights. Using container-based solutions […]

Underground data halls

The first panel based data hall has been installed. The data halls are designed by Rittal and are 12 meter wide, 4 meters tall and variable in length. 30 to 70 meters, or 360 to 840 m2 raised floor. Time to market is 6 to 8 weeks for the building itself. It can either be […]

LMD exhibits – CeBIT 2017

The CeBIT 2017, which will take place in Hannover from March 20 to 24, will under the motto “d! economy – no limits” shed light on opportunities and challenges of the digital transformation of economy and society. The event gathers 200.000 participants and is one of the most important technology fairs in Europe. LMD will […]

First IT container in place

The first IT container has arrived at the facility. The container is produced by Rittal, and is ordered for one of the customers going live in May 2017. When arriving at the facility, the containers are moved on to our specially designed electrical vehicle. The vehicle can handle up to 40 ton, and transports the […]

LMD expands phase 1 of build out from 25 to 45 MW

Lefdal Mine Datacenter recently decided to increase the build out of phase 1 from 25 to 45 MW. The planned backbone of the cooling infrastructure and the usable floor space has been expanded accordingly. This means a prolonging of the construction process, moving the opening of the facility to May 2017. The picture shows the […]

Showcasing IT containers designated for the facility

This week Lefdal Mine Datacenter (LMD) participates in Europe’s largest technology event in Hannover in Germany – CeBIT. Together with their partners, Rittal, Innovo Cloud and IBM, LMD are exhibiting two IT containers that later will be installed in the data center. The highly secure mountain hall facility off the west coast of Norway will […]