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

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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.

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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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