A Cloud made for finland

The Nordics’ Google Cloud Platform region is live. You can run your workloads and store data in Finland.

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Google Cloud Platform Region in Finland

The Nordic region, europe-north1, is now open. You can now select Finland as a GCP region, enabling customers and users in Finland and surrounding areas to use GCP services closer to home (including Eastern Europe and the Nordics).

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Offering a Range of Services

The Nordic cloud region offers compute, storage, big data, and networking services, everything needed to build the next great application. Please refer to the Locations page for the complete list of supported products.

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Made for Speed

Hosting applications in the new region can improve latencies by up to 65% for end-users in the Nordics and by up to 88% for end-users in Eastern Europe, compared to hosting them in the previously closest region. See our announcement blog post.

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Designed for High Availability

The Nordic cloud region has 3 zones. Developers and network admins can distribute apps and storage across multiple zones to protect against service disruptions.

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Build Sustainably

This GCP region is located in our Finnish data center in Hamina. Our high-tech cooling system, which uses sea water from the Gulf of Finland, reduces energy use and is the first of its kind.

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Why Google Cloud Platform?

GCP frees you from the overhead of managing infrastructure, provisioning servers and configuring networks. Here are just some of the benefits:

  • Flexible Infrastructure
  • Powerful Data & Analytics
  • Serverless, Fully Managed Computing
  • Customer Friendly Pricing
  • Data Center Innovation
  • Security at Scale
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