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Hannes Snellman Joins as a Member of the Finnish Data Center Assocation

19 June 2024

As we are committed to helping our clients achieve their goals in building reliable and sustainable data centers, we are excited to announce that Hannes Snellman has joined as a member of the Finnish Data Center Association.

FCDA is an independent, non-profit association dedicated to the data center industry, and it provides the ecosystem for cloud and data center businesses in Finland. FCDA was founded in 2014, and it currently has 10 key founder companies and over 90 member companies. FCDA organises various events in the data center field, and its goal is to create the right atmosphere for companies to seize business opportunities and to communicate across company borders. FDCA supports and funds ISO standardisation work in the data center field, and FDCA also acts as an industry representative for the data center field and actively develops the industry in Finland.

Data centers are critical infrastructures that store, process, and distribute large amounts of data for various purposes. They require high levels of reliability, security, efficiency, and sustainability. Finland has a reliable energy supply with ample amounts of green energy readily available as well as in the pipeline for the coming years. As a northern country, Finland has almost year-round use for waste heat generated by data centers, which can be used locally in district heating systems.

Hannes Snellman is a leading law firm that has extensive experience and expertise in advising clients on all legal aspects of data center projects in Finland. Our Real Assets service concept is made for large development projects allowing us to assist clients on the whole spectrum of legal issues related to data centers from land procurement, zoning, and permitting to energy regulation, project agreements, and construction. Our multidisciplinary team has successfully assisted numerous clients in developing, acquiring, leasing, and operating data centers.

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