promotes new investment in the Scottish datacentre sector, be it from existing operators seeking to expand or new entrants to Scotland.
“A vibrant, modern datacentre industry forms a key part of Scotland’s digital future. Data will be one of the key utilities of the 21st century and datacentres will be the engine rooms of the knowledge economy. They will help to enable the future growth of full fibre and 5G networks and will be key to harnessing the full economic potential of Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things.
“Our climate and renewable energy capability makes Scotland an ideal location for datacentres. Host in Scotland plays an important role in bringing together the key market players and providing a single point of contact for anyone considering investment in this sector in Scotland.”
DIGITAL ECONOMY MINISTER, KATE FORBES