Northern Data: New Texas location starts up

Northern Data is making further progress in building the data center in Texas for high-performance computing. The plant was put into operation in the current quarter, the company said on Wednesday. “We are currently ramping up our capacity as planned and continuously and intend to operate at a capacity of one gigawatt by the end of the current year,” said Aroosh Thillainathan, CEO of Northern Data AG.

In a first stage of expansion, the capacity should be one gigawatt, by 2023 the aim is to increase the capacity to 3.6 gigawatts. The Rockdale data center is operated by wholly owned Northern Data subsidiary Whinstone US. The first customers are already using the system, including the Japanese SBI group.

“Given the recent positive developments, the Company intends to provide investors with an updated forecast for 2020 and an expanded outlook for 2021 in due course,” announced Northern Data today.

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