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Advania Data Centers Featured as a Top 10 HPC Solution Provider in CIO Applications

Advania Data Centers was thrilled to be included in CIO Applications Europe‘s annual issue featuring the Top 10 HPC Solution Providers. For this feature, our CEO Eyjólfur Magnús Kristinsson sat down with the CIO Applications’ editorial team and shared his insights as to why he thinks cloud-based HPC is so powerful — and why an on-demand approach to […]

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HPC Profile: Guy D’Hauwers, Regional Director – Europe Broadening the Reach of Cloud-Based HPC

Advania Data Centers scored a major win this summer when Guy D’Hauwers joined the ranks of its HPC Sales Team as its European Regional Director. With over 30 years of experience in the IT, HPC, AI and telecommunications industries – 25 of which were spent with Hewlett Packard Enterprise – Guy has tremendous market knowledge and strong relationships throughout […]

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HPC Profile: Ómar Hermannsson, Senior HPC Engineer and Solution Architect Engineering the Future of HPC

Our current HPC Team Profile puts the spotlight on our Senior HPC Engineer and Solution Architect, Ómar Hermannsson. Over the course of his professional career, Ómar has developed extensive knowledge of core systems, networking and cloud computing. While he has worked on a diverse range of projects – from designing firewall solutions to enabling visual effects for a Hollywood blockbuster to advancing Advania Data Centers’ cloud-based HPC offerings – throughout it […]

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HPC Profile: Staffan Hansson, HPC Sales Specialist Saying Yes with Advania Data Centers

For our latest HPC Team Profile, we caught up with our HPC Sales Specialist, Staffan Hansson. As a Sales Specialist you have one key goal: to find your customers their ideal solution. As Staffan knows only too well, all customers are different, so a one-size-fits-all approach just won’t work. You need flexibility, an array of […]

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What are the hallmarks of a high-performance data center?

People sometimes talk about wholesale and hyperscale data centers. They talk about co-location data centers. But there is not sufficient attention today paid to the data center that is made for dense, high-performance hardware. The high-performance computer (HPC) cluster, after all, is the engine of today’s big data and AI-driven industries. The data centers that […]

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Go with the HPCFLOW

Taking HPC Applications to the Cloud Manufacturing and engineering today is a software-driven field. Designing products entering the marketplace – with their suites of electronics, sensors, composite materials, 3D printed components, and customization requirements – requires engineers to use a range of high-end computer-aided engineering and manufacturing applications packages like ANSYS®. Yet leveraging applications like […]

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HPC Profile: Ægir Rafn Magnússon, Director of Business Development

We created our HPC Profile series as a way for you to get to know our HPC Team and, of course, Advania Data Centers, a little better. So, following a non-stop June, we wanted to slow things down this month and take a moment to reflect on our history, and what better way to look […]

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HPC at the edge of ideal: How ADC has leveraged geography to become Europe’s largest data center

If a person could custom-make the ideal environment for hosting a data center, the exercise would probably wind up constructing a place that looks a lot like Iceland. From its robust and modern power infrastructure to its cost-competitive, reliable and 100% renewable electricity to its chilly climate that cuts data center cooling costs to extremely […]

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HPC Profile: Jón Þór Kristinsson, Technical Director

June has been an exciting and busy month for our team, from ISC 2018 to the launch of our SaaS for ANSYS offering and webinar. With so many highlights, we are thrilled to continue our HPC Team Profile series by catching up with Jón Þór Kristinsson, our Technical Director, who has been a driving force […]

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Advania Data Centers Spurs Advancement in Fluid Dynamic Research

Partnership with Numeca brings CFD analysis to a wider engineering audience [REYKJAVIK, ICELAND, 27 June 2018 —] Numeca International, a leader in the field of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and multiphysics software, has announced it will be contracting with Advania Data Centers to advance its High Performance Computing (HPC) offerings. Working with […]

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HPC Profile: Hans Rickardt, HPC Technical Director – Nordics

Here at Advania Data Centers, we pride ourselves on the highly skilled team we have developed. From our HPC experts, to our board and our support staff, every one of our in-house heroes helps drive forward the Advania Data Centers vision and optimises the personable, consultative service we are renowned for. To give you the […]

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Auður Árnadóttir ADC’s New Chief Financial Officer

Advania Data Centers is pleased to welcome Auður Árnadóttir as its new Chief Financial Officer. As CFO, Auður will direct the company’s budget, investment strategies and communication with investors and financial institutions, as well as lead projects related to the company’s continued growth. Auður previously served as the Financial Director of Harpa Reykjavik Concert Hall […]

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