Leading Norwegian real estate and technology firm to build urban data centers that anchor Smart City application delivery
Long-term partnership between MIRIS and Nokia marks world's first commercial deployment of Nokia AirFrame Open Edge cloud data center solution in enterprise market
29 January 2019
Espoo, Finland - Nokia today announced that MIRIS, a leading Norwegian real estate and technology firm, will deploy AirFrame Open Edge data center technology to support delivery of Smart City services in business parks and residential areas. MIRIS plans to build data centers in about 20 urban locations in Norway during 2019, followed by a wider roll out across the Nordic region.
City municipalities and the local real estate industry will host the infrastructure to support the first edge data centers. Many of these data centers will recycle excess heat and use it in local homes and businesses.
Nokia will develop and deliver edge compute services to support a range of innovative Smart City and Internet of Things applications, including connected vehicles, gaming, massive video compute and other demanding local applications. Nokia Open Edge is the industry's first single-socket x86 server platform in a secured compact package suitable for harsh environments and all business segments, including enterprise.
Jan Gunnar Mathisen, CEO, MIRIS said: "In Nokia, MIRIS has an industrial partner with a Nordic brand and global reach that can provide a complete data center solution, including operations, leaving us free to focus on concept development, sales and deployment."
Jerome Julien, Head of Enterprise Partners, Nokia said: "Data centers consume as much as 5% of the world's power. In this fast-growing edge data center market, we are pleased to work with MIRIS on such an innovative approach that delivers desirable Smart City and IoT applications while also helping to reduce the environmental impact of these centers globally."
Nokia is providing a complete AirFrame solution including Open Edge hardware, AirFrame Data Center Manager and Cloud infrastructure for IoT and real-time applications, as well as professional services for the design stage.
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