Sweden’s Largest Data Center Housed in a Cold War Nuclear Bunker


Prafulla.net shares not only the story of the Pionen Data Center in Sweden, but the most amazing photo array from the facility that I have seen. “Pionen is a former civil defense center built in the White Mountains in Stockholm, Sweden in the 1970s to protect essential government functions from nuclear strike,” the story states. A Swedish service provider converted the space into a data center in 2008, and it functions today as a co-location center. Along with the amazing photos (click the array below to view entire story with photos) Prafulla provides some interesting facts about this unique data center.



Want to see more? Here is a video provided by Data Center Pulse, On The Road, entitled “Episode 11 – White Mountain, Fit For A James Bond Villain!

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