Lots of experts were predicting that Iceland was to become the new digital hub of the world. Abundant free geo thermal power, a cold climate, new gigantic connectors to the rest of the world, brand new data centres … and then something happened. Now what was it … I only saw something on the news recently and it’s gone and slipped my mind …. ah yeah: Mother nature decided to tip a great big hole in the country and cover the northern hemisphere with ash. It appears this might cause companies to think twice about locating critical IT resources in the already-financially crippled country.
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