• Why Compute Nordic

    We operate the most sustainable and efficient data centres on the planet. Powered by nature and cooled by glaciers. We believe in partnership, building long term successful relationships that will see us grow with our clients though honesty, hard work and integrity.

  • Why Norway

    Norway is the new Data Centre of Europe. Because of the abundance of cheap sustainable power, investment in first class infrastructure, connectivity and a highly skilled workforce, it is an obvious choice.

  • Local Power

    Located deep inside the Norwegian mountains, our unique location enables us to use 100% renewable hydropower energy, powered by glacier to operate and cool our data centres.

  • Certification

    Our BlueFjords Data Centre is certified and complies with the Information Security Management Systems (ISO-27001) and has implemented and maintains a Quality Management Systems (ISO-9001).

    To see copies of the certification please follow the links:

    ISO 9001     ISO 27001

  • Regional coverage

    We believe our customers value the opportunity to build strong working relationships with our international team, located across Europe to service our clients with a dedicated presence in:

    • Germany, Austria, Switzerland
    • Spain, Portugal, Italy & Andorra
    • UK & Ireland
    • BeNeLux region
    • Nordic region
  • More resources

    We believe our customers value the opportunity to build strong working relationships with our international team, located across Europe to service our clients with a dedicated presence in:

  • Careers

    We are constantly on the lookout for bright new ambitious talent to join the Compute Nordic team. We are an international company with a strong European focus. If you believe you can offer passion, commitment and integrity all with a sense of enjoyment, then contact us by email, or through LinkedIn.

150 years of combined experience

Compute Nordic was founded by a highly experienced CxO-level team with an in-depth experience of Infrastructure and Application Services within energy, banking, capital markets and telecoms sectors. Their backgrounds combine 150 years of service with companies like AT&T, Capgemini, DXC, HPE, IBM, KPMG and Nokia.

Harald Riise Chief Executive Officer

Our Chief Executive has a 30 year career within Technology in multiple markets and industries. He started his career as a developer of banking systems and moved on to various leadership roles in the Nordic region and Europe. Harald is passionate about technology as a business enabler, and as a key to solving the sustainability issues of today and tomorrow. Harald’s background spans senior and C-level leadership roles with companies like IBM, HP, DXC and Capgemini.

Jemma Chambers Chief Operating Officer

Jemma controls all parts of Compute Nordic’s day-to-day business and makes sure our daily operation runs smoothly. Her career spans 20+ years within the finance and technology markets with companies like KPMG, IBM and Bank of Ireland. Among her past roles are CEO, COO and Project Director.

Tim Connolly Country Manager UK & Ireland

Tim has over 30 years of experience in Sales and Marketing. Initially in the Steel and Engineering sector both in the UK and international markets. Making the move into Technology he has 20 years experience selling software infrastructure and applications and more recently selling business services. Predominantly selling into financial markets and UK corporates focusing on CXX level selling. He believes that success is driven by the strength of your proposition and the quality of people within an organisation.

Garry Tait VP Banking & Capital Markets

Our CIO has worked in Technology for over 30 years, 20 of which were in Banking, Capital Markets & Investment Banking IT in C level global roles. Among the roles the head of IT for one of the world’s largest Banks globally. Garry also worked as a consultant within Financial services as well as the Global Chief Technical Strategist covering all Financial services for a fortune 500 company working closely with the world largest banks and insurance companies. He has a wealth of experience in both technology & transformation and is extremely business centric.

Jonathan Chambers VP Life Sciences & Healthcare

Jonathan is a research scientist with a background in neuroscience by trade. Over the years he has worked in a variety of clinical, operational and strategic roles in the National Health Service and pharmaceutical industry. He strongly believes in the utilisation of Technology and IT Solutions to improve the care of the individual whilst promoting sustainable solutions helping to accelerate the circular economy and reducing the overall cost of high quality services.

Ignacio Bazin Country Manager Spain & Portugal

Ignacio is in charge of our Spanish and Portuguese operations responsible for driving revenue and partnerships in the region. Ignacio’s career spans 30 years across the peninsula. He is a very experienced manager and has for many years held roles as CEO and VP of Sales for various national and international companies within Telecommunications, Software and Hardware. Ignacio is experienced with working directly with clients, through partners and distributors.

Nils Petersen Country manager, Nordic, Baltic and Benelux

Nils is responsible for driving Business Development for direct customers and partners in the regions. Nils career spans more that 35 years across the IT industry. He is an experienced manager and has for many years held roles as VP of Sales for various international companies servicing all sectors, customers and partners. (Micro Focus, HP software, CA, BMC) Nils is also a strategic advisor for younger companies wanting to grow and establish an international presence. His main focus is and has always been ”Happy customers”.

Edvin Brun VP operations and HSEQ

Edvin is responsible for the continuous operations and development of our datacentre sites. With more than 35 years of experience from the IT-Industry with a multitude of management experience from Sales to Operations, he makes sure that our operations run smoothly and that our offerings stay competitive in an ever-changing market. We provide Services in a safe and secure manner following our ISO certified processes and procedures for HSEQ.

Dr. Dirk J. Evers Country Manager Germany, Austria & Switzerland

Dirk has been a data science expert in BioTech for 20 years. He has built, managed and used petabytes of storage for R&D at a time when this was exceptional. In this very dynamic growing industry, this work has also resulted in involvement in project management and project planning to build R&D buildings for Academia, BioTech and Pharma. Dirk has held roles as Director, VP and SVP in Information Technology and Alliance Management in the US, UK and Germany over many years. As a generalist, he has broad experience in R&D, Data Science and Big Data.

Our vision

We set out to build the ideal sustainable data centre to power our future whilst protecting it.

With abundant onsite electricity supplier from 100% hydropower our customers enjoy lower operating costs layered with our industry leading customer focus so they have (contract suitable) for them.

Combined with our capacity, we aim to be your long term partner allowing you to scale up and down as you require.