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About Verne

Ready to power you forward

We’re reinventing how the world uses data centers. Think flexible, optimised colocation services tailored for your requirements – all with the very best customer support you can imagine. And because our data centers are powered by sustainable energy, it doesn’t cost the Earth either. It’s the perfect environment where everyone thrives – you and the planet.

Our journey so far…

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Verne incorporated

The idea of Verne was launched with a mission to develop data centers in optimized geographic locations with the lowest total cost of ownership and 100% renewable power without a green premium.


First data center campus in Finland opens

The Pori data center opened in Finland as the first of three campuses under the Ficolo brand name.


First data center campus in Iceland opens

The opening of the Keflavik campus marked the data center industry’s first data center campus powered by 100% renewable energy with BMW as one of the anchor tenants.


First data center campus in the United Kingdom opens

A 6 MW data center in Central London opened in 2013 under the brand name Volta Data Centres.


Acquisition of Tampere facility in Finland

The company acquired Know IT’s data center in the heart of Tampere for the second data center location in Finland. Know IT remained as the anchor customer in the facility.


Acquisition of Helsinki campus in Finland

Doors opened to a third location in Finland when the company acquired a former Fujitsu data center and began expanding and modernizing the facility, which opened in 2020.


D9 acquires Verne

In September 2021, Digital 9 Infrastructure plc announced that it had completed the acquisition of Verne Holdings Limited.


Volta and Ficolo join the Verne brand

Volta Data Centres and Ficolo were acquired by Digital 9 Infrastructure plc and began marketing and operating under the Verne brand – delivering a Northern European data center platform to meet growing customer demand for sustainable data center solutions in multiple locations.


Ardian completes acquisition of Verne

Ardian acquires Verne with up to $1.2bn of commitment to fund and accelerate an ambitious and sustainable expansion plan across Northern Europe. The company begins operating under the brand name of Verne.

The Verne Standard

The Verne Standard is a set of rigorous principles that guarantee we deliver what our customers need, when they need it


We go further to get the job done. We’re flexible and adaptable. Turning obstacles into opportunities. Problems into progress. And where others see challenges ahead, we dig deep and make things happen.


Creativity powers our competitive edge. Our ground-breaking technology is backed by our equally cutting-edge thinking. We’re brave enough to speak up, ask questions and disrupt the status quo. Innovation is in our DNA.


We care for our people, planet and partnerships. Respect means holding ourselves to high standards, and having each other’s backs. Acting with integrity, and keeping every promise we make. We’re committed to quality, to sustainability, and to every customer’s success.


We always strive for exceptional quality. Being world-class means being fanatical about quality. And we’re always bettering our best. From our infrastructure to our processes, to the way we communicate, we’re always aiming higher


Who owns us

Who owns us


USD $156 billion of assets under management or advice. USD $28 billion of infrastructure assets under management. Focus on Energy Transition and Utilities, Transportation and Digital Infrastructure. Over 1,000 employees in 19 offices around the world. Over 1,500 institutional investors. Strong focus on sustainable investments. Ardian is independent and privately-owned, mostly by management and employees.