After Amazon, Google again confirms that the data center industry will benefit tremendously from choosing Montréal, Québec, Canada.
The electricity generated in Québec is 99% clean, renewable energy with low greenhouse gas emissions. The vast majority of the province’s renewable resources are hydraulic.
Hydro-Québec’s rates are highly affordable, which gives you a competitive edge and increases your bottom line.
Québec’s cold climate also minimizes the need for cooling systems.
Highly qualified workforce in information technology (IT)
Each year, Québec universities grant close to 3,600 degrees in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering and related fields.
The Montréal IT sector has many leading companies in niche markets, including computer science, telecommunications, special motion picture software, artificial intelligence / deep learning and technology entertainment.
Data centers located in Montréal therefore have access to a highly skilled workforce available at a lower cost than in the United States.
Your data in Québec and Canada are private
In Québec, privacy laws under both federal and provincial legislation are taken very seriously. For any company committed to this issue, the province of Québec is therefore one of the most ideal locations to set up a data center.