Northern Data announces new Block.one backed customer

Northern Data AG , one of the world’s largest providers of high-performance computing (HPC) solutions, continues to enjoy a very successful 2020 with the signing of 180 MW of capacity with a new customer.

Northern Data’s most recent customer is a Bitcoin mining operation backed by Blockchain Powerhouse Block.one with an initial 180 MW volume and an upsize option to 300 MW, which the company signed today and which shall go live in early 2021.

Brendan Blumer, CEO of Block.one, says: “Block.one’s focus on leveraging EOSIO to bring increased scalability and transparency to the greater blockchain industry led us to Northern Data and their strategic market positioning and strong leadership. We’re excited to be collaborating with them to introduce unprecedented Bitcoin mining solutions, powered by EOSIO.”

Aroosh Thillainathan, CEO of Northern Data AG adds, “We are pleased that Block.one is convinced of our services and that we have won the company as another blue-chip customer. The unique infrastructure for HPC applications, which we operate from Texas on this scale, is a magnet for large customers who place high demands on the time and cost efficiency of their HPC applications.”

Northern Data continues to see strong demand for its HPC solutions, fuelled by the boom of online business models as well as the increased market adoption of financial related Blockchain-applications like Bitcoin mining, one of the major tasks Northern Data’s clients are performing with the HPC capacities provided.

Source : Northern Data AG

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