Managed Kubernetes has launched! Learn more in the announcement blog.

Posted on 11.1.2018

FI-HEL2: Second Helsinki data center now available!

New Helsinki data center

FI-HEL2 Helsinki data center is here. After launching data centers in Singapore and Amsterdam, our never-ending world tour takes us back to Finland. Today, we are excited to announce that the year 2018 is starting on a high note with the opening of FI-HEL2, a brand new data centre in Helsinki!

FI-HEL2 provides the same extraordinary performance our users have come to expect with the same pricing as our existing data centre in Helsinki. Having a second data centre in one zone provides new opportunities. A common use case is to increase reliability and performance using highly available load balancers. Check out our tutorial on how to achieve that with HAProxy!

You will find that FI-HEL2 is already available at your control panel when deploying a new cloud server or imaging an existing one. Alternatively, you always have the option to deploy servers directly with our API or by using one of the many supported open source API client libraries available on GitHub.

The world tour continues…

Our team has grown a lot this year with a ton of great talent and we are still hiring! Make sure to check out our open positions if you’d like to be part of building the world’s fastest cloud. We are also already looking to open up data centres in more regions, so let us know where we should go next by tweeting us at @UpCloud!

Janne Ruostemaa


  1. […] started the year strong with the announcement of FI-HEL2, our second data centre in Helsinki, Finland. It affirmed our position as a market leader on our […]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Comparing managed databases in the cloud: AWS vs. DigitalOcean vs. UpCloud

With the wide-scale migration of SMEs onto cloud infrastructure, managed services have become increasingly popular. They work as a natural extension to the offerings of Infrastructure-as-a-Service companies as a suite of services on a single platform. Cloud customers can look to further benefit from the expertise of their cloud provider by adopting managed services. But […]


Databases in the cloud: The advantages of going cloud-native

In this second post, in our series about hosting database in the cloud, we'll dive into the cloud-native databases.

Long reads

Disaster recovery planning to help avoid data loss in worst-case scenarios

Data-driven businesses would be in trouble if hit by major data loss which highlights the importance of disaster recovery planning.

Long reads

Back to top