Iceland could one day be the data capital of the world

We generate enormous amounts of data, raising the question of where to locate the servers to store all this information. Iceland is tipped to become the data hub of the future.

Digital societies run on information and organisations are having to think carefully about powering their data requirements.

Iceland is a real contender for a future hub, boasting a favourable climate and low-cost, renewable energy. With our dependence on data only likely to grow, Iceland has the potential to become an key player in the information storage world.

Life: Connected is a video series from BBC Future focusing on how digital culture and technologies pervade everything we do.

Video script: Harish Suthi