Herman IT Data Center is located in Northern Finland

Our customers benefit from reliable and low-cost energy supply up to 230 megawatts, top notch connectivity, cool temperature and the whole Data Center ecosystem in Kainuu area, which specializes on high performance computing and co-location of super computers.

Herman It Data Center was launched 2012. Data Center design, project management and construction phase was implemented in cooperation with industryleading experts from IBM, partners and customers. IBM relies on Herman IT’s production platform with their own customers’ services.

Why co-locate in Herman IT’s data center:

  • Secure and low-cost energy from electricity grid (up to 230 megawatts)
  • Secure, disaster-free location with cool climate
  • Environmentally responsible service production with reuse of waste heat
  • Space for scalability, shortened time-to-market

Environmental responsibility at Herman IT

The environmental impacts of the Data Center have been taken into consideration at the design and construction stage. We have consulted Greenpeace specialists on data center ecology and future views. Few of the most important elements at the design stage were locally-produced carbon-free energy, extra heat reclaiming and re-utilization as well as cost-efficiency.

Our mission is to utilize and take the best use out of energy efficiency as part of eco-efficiency in our Data Center. We can efficiently handle heat from our equipment to other premises and processes in Renforsin Ranta.

Our operations are backed up by a broad network of partners

The city of Kajaani, the energy company Loiste, the Kainuu association, Kainuun Etu and many other local companies and communities work together to promote data center operations in the Kainuu area. We work closely with the local university of applied sciences which organizes data center expert training for Data Center industry needs. The expandable infrastructure of the paper mill and the strong local ecosystem makes the area the Northern center for data center operations.

IBM Enterprise Modular Data Center

IBM EMDC solution is designed to allow our clients the flexibility and scalability required for the ever changing data processing environment in an enterprise data center.

The EMDC’s cooling is optimized for high power density technologies. Raised floors provide flexibility for customer environments cabling, piping and ventilation. Raised flooring has brought our customers clear benefits over investments.

With the existing industrial infrastructure and the IBM EMDC concept as well as the expertise of our professionals we are able to implement a large expansion with a short lead time to market. The concept enables our customers to enjoy uninterrupted service at all circumstances. Data Center services can be deployed according to customer’s current needs and increase the capacity over time.

Case: Valossa Labs

Colocation services

Searching for a rack or entire Data Center hall, look into Herman IT´s secure and flexible Colocation services. Security, Smart Hands and Connectivity services can be tailored to according to customer needs.

Flexible colocation service designed to meet the most demanding customer requirements:
– Racks
– Dedicated cages
– Data Center halls
– Smart Hands service

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Sales Manager

Janne Lukkari

Sales Manager

Kari Maikkola

Sales Director