Aker BP, one of the largest independent oil companies in Europe, has selected Bulk Data Centers from the Nordics to support its new High Performance Computing (HPC) deployment. Bulk is providing Aker BP with a dedicated, secured colocation solution within its OS-IX data center in Oslo, Norway, supporting up to 20 kW per rack.

With green-powered data center colocation locations that offer enhanced power resilience, scalability and flexibility, Bulk Data Centers helps workloads run with the utmost availability, cost efficiency and responsiveness.

“We’re proud to support Aker BP,” said Jon Gravråk, CEO of Bulk Data Centers. “The value of Nordic digital infrastructure’s low operating costs when it comes to dense requirements such as those found in HPC – combined with our strategic location, scalability and flexibility – allowed us to deliver a tailored, meticulous solution to the company’s evolving needs. We look forward to supporting Aker BP as they continue on their path of growth.”

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OS-IX Data Center

The OS-IX data center, named Oslo Internet Exchange (OS-IX) in full, is a densely connected data center and is powered by renewable energy. The colocation solution is complemented by dark fiber connectivity sourced by Bulk from Fortum Fiber.

Measured in production, Aker BP is one of the largest independent oil companies in Europe. Aker BP has a balanced portfolio and is the operator of the Valhall, Ula, Ivar Aasen, Alvheim and Skarv field hubs. Aker BP also holds a 11.5733% share of the Johan Sverdrup field. The company is headquartered at Fornebu outside Oslo and has offices in Stavanger, Trondheim, Harstad and Sandnessjøen.