KEFLAVIK, Iceland – January 12, 2016 — / — European managed service providers partnering with Datto now have additional data center option; helps satisfy data privacy laws Verne Global, a UK-based developer at the forefront of data center infrastructure design, today announced that Datto, an innovative provider of comprehensive backup, recovery and business continuity solutions has chosen Verne Global’s Icelandic campus as its second European data center location.

With plans for increased expansion within Europe in 2016 and beyond, Datto will now be able to use Verne Global’s Icelandic data center to offer European partners a second level of protection for their data.

“The incredible international growth Datto is experiencing meant it was imperative that we find the appropriate facility that offered both scalability and compliance for our European customers,” said Austin McChord, CEO and founder of Datto. “Verne Global’s facilities in Iceland not only meets those needs, but are able to do so with an unlimited power supply and with little-to-no impact to the environment.”

Datto currently has data centers in the US, Canada, the UK and Australia, with another in Germany expected to open in Q1 2016. The expansion into Iceland will allow the company to offer its European partners the additional capacity for growth while still satisfying European storage and privacy requirements. By choosing Verne Global, Datto will be able to take advantage of 100% renewable, long-term, low-cost power.

“Datto is experiencing fast-paced growth and requires a data center partner like Verne Global who offers flexible and scalable solutions,” said Jeff Monroe, CEO at Verne Global. “By utilizing Verne Global’s Icelandic campus as a business continuity solution, Datto is able to provide their customers with a data center which is both low-cost and run by 100% renewable power.”

Datto is an innovative provider of comprehensive backup, recovery and business continuity solutions used by thousands of managed service providers worldwide. Datto’s 180+ PB private cloud and family of software and hardware devices provide Total Data Protection everywhere business data lives. Whether your data is on-premises in a physical or virtual server, or in the cloud via SaaS applications, only Datto offers end-to-end recoverability and single-vendor accountability. Founded in 2007 by Austin McChord, Datto is privately held and profitable, with venture backing by General Catalyst Partners and Technology Crossover Ventures. In 2015 McChord was named to the Forbes “30 under 30” ranking of top young entrepreneurs. To learn more, visit

Verne Global, a UK company, is an innovative developer of energy efficient data center campuses located in Keflavik, Iceland. Verne Global offers its clients scalable and secure data center solutions that combine unparalleled cost savings and renewable energy to meet the business demands of a data driven economy. Discover how companies like BMW Group, RMS and CCP Games are lowering their operational costs and going green with their data at

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