SAULT STE. MARIE, ON
Secure knowledge – A purpose built next generation data centre in Canada
The Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre (SSMIC) has expertise accessing many government funding programs available to businesses establishing, relocating or expanding operations in Sault Ste. Marie. With access to programs such as the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation, FedNor, and the City of Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Fund, SSMIC has a strong reputation in securing funding for new and existing business ventures.
Sault Ste. Marie ‘s advantageous climate, with fewer Cooling Degree Days than competitive locations, offers significant potential cost savings from reduced mechanical cooling and related power conservation. Reduce your costs with colocation services in Canada.
With a local renewable electric power production in excess of 600 megawatts, the city of Sault Ste. Marie claims the title of “Alternative Energy Capital of North America”. Derived primarily from hydroelectric generation stations, supply is augmented with 189Mw of wind energy, 90.5Mw from solar power. Local consumers enjoy as much as 15% electrical cost savings in comparison to other parts of the province. The region currently exports a surplus of over 150Mw of power to Southern Ontario*. With its recent energy projects, Sault Ste. Marie has established itself as a world leader in energy diversification with reliable power capabilities.
As the only Tier III purpose-built data centre in Northern Ontario, this 100% Canadian-owned facility will meet the needs of the most demanding customers requiring high reliability and security.