Multigrid Analysis

Evidence as a basis for strategy increases efficiency and reduces risk. We devote time and resources to collect and process data and analyze critical issues to provide an accurate and relevant foundation for strategic choices. Selected topics are presented below.

2 January 2017: Factors Conducive for Hyperscale Data Center Growth in Scandinavia

Seven mutually reinforcing factors jointly build a strong case for the expansion of hyperscale computing in Scandinavia. The transition to cloud services makes computing internationally footloose and facilitate agglomeration in cost effective locations. Abundant supply of renewable energy, internationally competitive power prices and considerable investment in energy infrastructure is a solid foundation for large scale exports of energy intensive cloud services from Scandinavia to the rest of Europe. The EU Digital Single Market – trade creation internally, trade diversion externally – in combination with recent international political events should contribute to relative competitiveness. Read more...